Convention Registration Now Open!
Registration for BVA’s 78th National Convention is now open! Members can register to attend the event. Exhibitors can view the Prospectus to view sponsorship opportunities. Visit the National Convention page to find more information and register for the convention!
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Blinded Veterans Association Expands Criteria for Organization Membership
Any person having honorably served, or currently serving in the Armed Forces of the United States, qualifying for Department of Veterans Affairs Blind Rehabilitation Service is now eligible for membership in BVA…
Updated Report Reveals Scope and Utilization of VA Benefit Programs
The Annual Benefits Report of the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), updated last month, summarizes the benefit programs delivered by VBA during the past fiscal year (2022), identifying the current level of program participation and profiling the beneficiaries. The report is intended to 1) present a clear and data-driven picture of how veterans and their dependents use these benefits, and 2) provide insights into the nature of the benefit programs. Highlights of the benefits provided to
Register Soon for BVA’s 78th
Prospective attendees of the BVA 78th National Convention August 14-18 are encouraged to register with both BVA itself and the hotel to secure a reservation at the Marriott St. Louis Grand. Individuals and families planning to attend this year’s activities—highlighted by educational sessions, an increasingly popular and busy Exhibit Hall, and official BVA business sessions—can now register online on BVA’s national convention webpage and link to a hotel reservation form that will allow them to
VA, Prudential Financial Partnership Offers Educational Series
April is Financial Literacy Month! To help transitioning service members, veterans, family members, and caregivers build strong financial foundations, VA’s Office of Outreach, Transition, and Economic Development is offering a Wellness Wednesday Educational Series beginning April 5 and continuing each Wednesday throughout the month. The series consisting of four online classes has been refined to address financial literacy gaps across the military and veteran community. Dates and titles of the classes are: April 5 –
Organization Partners Seek Veterans to Mentor Youth with Sight Loss
The Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) and Metrolina Association for the Blind (MAB) have announced a unique partnership to identify veterans with vision loss who could become youth mentors through the “Character Does Matter” program hosted by TMF. Using a research-based curriculum designed specifically for youth audiences, the Character Does Matter program is founded on positive psychology and provides the framework for mentorship for youth and a renewed sense of purpose and camaraderie for veterans and