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Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment strives to Identify, Connect, Educate, Advocate, Support and Empower  Veterans and military family members in the 8 dimensions of wellness. 
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Our 3rd Annual 2018 Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment Conference was a Success!
Check out our conference video, a great time we had together!
All MIWVE's events are open to ALL veterans, current military service members and the general public at large. We served together as men and women of the Armed forces now we need to fellowship, network and continue to serve in our communities as a whole.

The Psychology of Money Event
March 30, 2019 
Great Success!!!
"Dirt Therapy"
Veterans Agriculture & Agribusiness
Youth & Adult Educational Program

This is a partnership with MIWVE & St. Luke N.E.W. Life Center

Open to Veterans, Seniors, Youth & the Public
Join us on Thursdays Beginning June 27, 2019
11 to 2 p.m.
Until late fall harvest season​

St. Luke N.E.W. Life Center     
3115 Lawndale Ave.  
Flint, MI 48504

   Come out to experience the Hands-On Healing power of "Dirt Therapy"    
Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon will be volunteeringly serving by instructing and educating   
                             participants. They will gain knowledge and experience in hands-on gardening, how to plant and                     
cultivate and  maintain a community garden along with developing various other skills.

            We are working together to establish a healthy and vibrant community in Flint.    
St. Luke NEW Life Center has awesome programs for the North Flint Community.
They service 3,000 a month check them out www.stlukenewlife.com
Contact Sgt. Stephanie J Shannon for more info on Dirt Therapy
MIWVEC@yahoo.com (810) 373-5744    
MIWVE's "Dirt Therapy" Sessions in Southfield and in Flint, MI were  great successes!!! 
We are planting and cultivating our community gardens from June - late October 2019
JOIN US!! For the 4th Annual 2019 Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment Conference on Saturday November 16, 2019 11 to 4 pm at the City of Southfield Parks & Rec. Department 26000 Evergreen Rd. Southfield, MI. 48076

Conference Theme: SERVICE: A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION – Come out to engage in a healthy community conversation with a diverse panel of community leaders and other conference attendees for 
the purpose of building a safe, healthy and vibrant community for all to thrive in.  

This event is FREE - Open to Public – All veterans, military service members, the youth 
and the general public  are welcome to attend.

Registration Begins at 10:30 am - There is a $5 Donation for Lunch at the Door – 50/50 CASH Raffle – 
All Veterans in attendance will be presented with new and very nice gifts from 
Pretty Hunter & TJ MAXX/Jackets for Jobs.

Our Mistress of Ceremonies for the MIWVE’s 4th Annual Conference is our Advisory Board President the phenomenal, the Honorable Judge Denise Langford-Morris – Oakland County Circuit Court 

Our five Dynamic Speakers/Panelists are powerful community leaders:

Steve Spreitzer is the President and CEO of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, Simone Lightfoot (Airforce Veteran) - National Director of Urban Initiatives at the National Wildlife Federation, Jamie L. Paxton, retired Master Sergeant, Ohio Air National Guard and Executive Director of Little Blessings Veteran and Community Outreach, Kevin Fischer is the Executive Director of NAMI Michigan and Susan McCain (US Army National Guard Veteran) - Community Facilitator for the MISSILIA Project and Founder of Media Montages, LLC.

Our 2019 Conference Speakers will present on the following topics: Diversity & Inclusion, Suicide Epidemic & Mental Health Intervention, Veterans Entering Politics, Community based Women Veterans 
Peer Support Groups and a Military Transitional Equine Therapy program for Veterans.  

The conference attendees will have opportunities to ask the five panel speakers questions, learn about new 
programs and resources for veterans, network, strengthen our current relationships and establish new ones.  

A Special Thanks to the City of Southfield and the Southfield Veterans Commission 
for their continued support and partnership with MIWVE. 

Contact Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon – Founder/CEO of Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment for more information – MIWVEC@yahoo.com (810) 373-5744 – www.empowermiwomenvets.com