MILITARY MOVEMENT: A Crusade to Connect

Date(s) - 08/31/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Kristin Downey


                                                                                                                                                            MILITARY MOVEMENT                                                                          Kristin Downey

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(August 29, 2018, Naples, FL) – Military Movement’s inaugural expo for senior veteran families will be held on Friday, August 31st, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, pioneered at VI at Bentley Village, 701 Retreat Drive in Naples, Florida. The expo’s interactive forum between senior veteran families, government, and community organizations will bridge the information gap between resources available to veterans and their families.

rotate among Collier County senior living communities before spreading to the next county.

More than 30,000 veteran families live in Collier County.  Military Movement’s “A Crusade to Connect” represents a timely and much-needed initiative to help coordinate government and community outreach efforts to the veteran community.  The Crusade will effectively increase awareness of both government benefits and community resources, and is intended to support and give back to our Collier County veterans.

“Kristin Downey’s unceasing focus on the way forward with the Military Movement has generated support from the elite veteran communities in Collier County as well as support from the local community in ways that have never been done before. Her persistence to keep was what gained the attention of the Collier County Veterans Council for there is no discrediting the passion this movement was built on,” said Chief William Carl, president of the Collier County Veterans Council.



Interactive forum to connect to a variety of benefits, services, and resources available to senior veteran families.

Collaborative forum between government and community veteran affiliated organizations.

Support local veteran and military-related nonprofit organizations.

Below is a list of 9 out of the 30 organizations, both government and private companies, that are supporting this movement:  Collier County Veterans Council, Veteran Benefits Consulting Firm LLC, The Veteran Girl LLC, VITAS Healthcare, Senior Living Solutions LLC, SWFL Veterans Alliances, Collier County Veteran’s Services, and Naples Vet Center…and many more!

Participants will include:
Master of Ceremonies: Ret. Col. Rick LoCastro.
Vocalist: Tessie Hornus.
Colors presented by: VFW Post 7721 .

Proceeds will go to sponsoring SWFL Chapter Gold Star Mothers as guardians on Collier– Lee Honor Flight Mission 17.

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