Helping Veterans Experience the Healing Power of Nature

By: Rebecca Hummer of Pura Vida Yoga & Physical Training in Maryland What’s Social Therapeutic Horticulture? Social and therapeutic horticulture is the process of using plants and gardens to improve physical and mental health, as well as communication and thinking skills. OK, so why plants? Did you know… It’s scientifically proven that working with plants has the ability to reduce symptoms related to stress and anxiety, depression and PTSD? Plants can also help to increase your bone strength, cognitive skills, self-esteem and confidence! Heroic Gardens is an amazing group doing amazing things when it comes to this! Let’s get the…

Veteran of the Quarter – Todd Hurt

This article features Todd Hurt of the U.S. Air Force Time in Service February 2003 – February 2007 Air Force Specialty Code (Job Code) 1C6 Space Systems Operator Completed Air Force Basic Military Training Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas Completed Air Force Technical School Vandenberg AFB, California 1st Duty Assignment 20th Space Control Squadron, Eglin AFB Mission: Worked as a Space Console Operator in a Phased Array Radar to conduct near earth and deep space tracking, space object identification, and characterization to provide targetable intelligence in support of the space domain awareness mission. Completed Air Force Technical School Vandenberg AFT,…

Female Veteran of the Quarter – Master Sergeant (MSG) Terrlyn M. Lewis

This article features Master Sergeant (MSG) Terrlyn M. Lewis Master Sergeant (MSG) Terrlyn M. Lewis has served over 32 years of faithful service to the Delaware National Guard. She is a 1983 graduate of Saint Marks High School. During her junior year, she joined the National Guard as a Private E1 on 13 April 1982 assigned to the 116th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH). She completed Basic Training at Fort Dix, NJ and during her senior year completed her Advance Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Jackson, SC in 1983 as an Administrative Specialist (71L). Military Experience and Education: After spending…

Financial Focus: Can you save too much for a rainy day?

This article was written by Edward Jones for us by your local Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Tyler Simonds. Edward Jones, Member SIPC. You can reach Tyler at 410-398-4214 “Save for a rainy day” is an old piece of advice — and a good one. But is it possible to save too much? A “rainy day” could be any number of things: a temporary loss of employment, a major home or car repair, a large medical bill, and so on. If you did not have the money readily available to pay for these types of expenses, you might be forced to…

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