Hutchinson Center to host Women Veterans Conference on September 16th -all welcome

By University of Maine Hutchinson Center | Sep 23, 2016
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Belfast, Maine — Women veterans from across the state are invited to attend the Maine Women Veterans Luncheon and Conference on Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, sponsored by the Maine American Legion Women Veteran’s Advisory Committee.


Keynote speaker will be Adria O. Horn, director of the Maine Bureau of Veterans' Services. Other speakers will address the Women in Military Service for America Memorial, and outline educational opportunities through the University of Maine veterans program.


Lunch and refreshments will be provided. There will be door prizes, and free massages and salon services following the presentations.


Morning registration and coffee starts at 9 a.m. All women veterans are encouraged to attend.


There is no cost for the program, but an RSVP is requested by Sept. 16. For more information or to register, contact Joy Asuncion, 207.930.5640; or Judy Otis, 207.548.6403.



About the University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state’s only public research university. It celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 45 other states, and 65 countries. It currently enrolls 10,922 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers doctoral degrees in 35 fields, representing the humanities, sciences, engineering and education; master’s degrees in nearly 70 disciplines; 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction.

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