$225,000 for Goodwill will aid homeless vets
MANATEE -- Goodwill has received a grant of $225,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor to fund the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, which operates under the Goodwill Veterans Services Program. This grant will help expand services provided by Goodwill to assist veterans.
"Since our veterans program launched in 2013, we have served more than 1,200 veterans. As we have observed and evaluated our efforts, we have recognized a growing need for assistance for the homeless veterans in our community," said Bob Rosinsky, Goodwill Manasota president and CEO.
The grant is specifically designated for homeless veterans, but all veterans are welcome to contact the Veterans Service Program for assistance.
Information: experiencegoodwill.org or 941-355-2721.
Health care in retirement seminar set March 10
LONGBOAT KEY -- The Aging in Paradise Resource Center has scheduled Johanna Gustafsson, first vice president and portfolio adviser, and Christopher Pinckney, senior financial adviser with Merrill Lynch, the Gustafsson Pinckney Group, in Sarasota to discuss "Health Care Costs in Retirement - Planning for the Great Unknown" from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, March 10.
The program at Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, will cover how to protect your wealth from health care costs in retirement and planning strategies for protecting and growing retirement assets. Also, the 2016 market outlook on the economy and markets.
Workshop costs $10. Proceeds benefit Aging in Paradise Resource Center.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 941-383-6493.
-- Herald staff reports