This is awesome!
Brief video describing, in the stories told by the veterans themselves, what Team River Runner does. This program will begin at Shepherd University in Spring 2013, in cooperation with the VA Hospital facility in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
This has been a labor of love that began over a year ago, during Thanksgiving 2011. My office had just gotten word that we would take on the responsibility of certifying enrollment for veteran-students at the university, and we were looking for ways to connect with this group of students. With my love of kayaking and active enjoyment of our two beautiful national rivers, a gorgeous new Wellness Center pool, and the proximity of the VA Hospital, this program seemed a natural progression.
My heart is so full of gratitude:
- for the colleagues in every division of the university who have encouraged and supported me from my tentative early conversations with them about…
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