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Turner Receives Coveted D.A.R. Award

VLC Executive Director John Turner receives the Daughters of the American Revolution Medal of Honor award from Lisa Wooten, Regent of Asbury Station Chapter DAR and Peggy Troxell, Past Vice President General, NSDAR. On March 28, 2019, VLC Executive Director John Turner received the Daughters of the American Revolution Medal of Honor, the highest award […]

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Veterans Life Center Chairman Named Veterans Of Influence Award Winner

RALEIGH, NC, January 17, 2019. Colonel (USA retired) David Hayden, Chairman of the Board of the Veterans Life Center has been named a winner in the inaugural Veterans of Influence Awards sponsored by the Triangle Business Journal. These awards were developed to recognize military veterans for their success in the Triangle business community. It aims […]

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VLC Hosts Celebration of 100th Anniversary of WWI Armistice

Sunday, November 11, 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I in 1918.  That is the event from which the holiday we now celebrate as Veterans Day began. That made this year’s Veterans Day a very special one, and in recognition of the significance of the day the Veterans Life […]

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DPS Joining Forces with VLC

The Stanley News & Press February 23, 2015 The following is from the Department of Public Safety: RALEIGH – The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is joining forces with the Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina – Cares to better assist veterans that come in contact with the criminal justice system. Public Safety Secretary […]

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McCrory joins big crowd to salute vets

Lauren K. Ohnesorge Staff Writer- Triangle Business Journal One of the first acts by Pat McCrory as North Carolina’s 74th governor was to join others at an event saluting the state’s military veterans on Saturday evening, following his swearing-in at noon that day. An over-sold crowd gathered to support the Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina-CARES, […]

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McCrory: Vets can help boost N.C. economy

Lauren K. Ohnesorge Staff Writer- Triangle Business Journal Gov. Pat McCrory doesn’t just want to thank the veterans. He wants to use them. That’s what he said at Saturday’s Salute to North Carolina Veterans, hosted by the Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina-CARES at the Hilton on Wake Forest Road in Raleigh. Use them, that is, […]

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Governor offers up a personal side

Lauren K. Ohnesorge, Staff Writer- Triangle Business Journal Pat McCrory says a “voice,” long before the new governor was even born is the reason he’s here today. McCrory, sworn-in Saturday as governor, ended his very public day with veterans at “A Salute to North Carolina Veterans” at the Hilton in North Raleigh- and shared a […]

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“McCrory joins big crowd to salute vets”

By Lauren K. Ohnesorge, Triangle Business Journal January 7, 2013 One of the first acts by Pat McCrory as North Carolina’s 74th governor was to join others at an event saluting the state’s military veterans on Saturday evening, following his swearing-in at noon that day. An over-sold crowd gathered to support the Veterans Leadership Council […]

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North Carolina has new governor

Gov.-elect Pat McCrory is sworn in as North Carolina’s 74th governor by Chief Justice Sarah Parker as McCrory’s wife Ann looks on at right in the House chamber of the old Capitol building in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. McCrory, a Republican and the former mayor of Charlotte, replaces outgoing Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue […]

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