“Rally Point,” an event to connect veterans with services in their community, will be held at the First Tennessee Pavilion, 1826 Carter Street, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Chattanooga on Tuesday, October 8. Rally Point is a free event open to all Tennessee veterans and their families and will feature more than 50 agencies and organizations with information on a number of resources, including: VA claim assistance, vocational rehabilitation, education, employment, mental health, housing, and business loans.
Rally Point is sponsored by the offices of U.S. Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander and U.S. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, as well as Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke and Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger.
The event will be the fifth in a series of Rally Point events organized by Senator Corker’s office in an effort to provide veterans with a one-stop shop to access local resources. Last year, more than 1,200 Tennesseans attended Rally Point events in Knoxville, Jackson, Cookeville and Gallatin.
Veterans with questions about the event should contact Senator Corker’s Chattanooga office at 423-756-2757.
Participating organizations include:
AccessOne Employee Assistance, Alexian Brothers PACE, AllCare Health Services, Allison Senior Advising, Alvin C. York Chapter 82nd Airborne Division Association, Alzheimer’s Association, American Red Cross Southeast Tennessee, Association of Professional Industrial Hygienists, Avalon Hospice, BlueCross in Chattanooga, Bradley County/Cleveland Veterans Service Office, Bryan College, Buffalo Valley, Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority, Chattanooga Community Kitchen, Chattanooga Goodwill. Chattanooga Housing Authority, Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga State – Tennessee Small Business Development Centers, Chattanooga Veterans Affairs Office, City of Chattanooga Therapeutic Recreation, Cleveland State Community College. Department of Veterans Affairs Nashville Regional Office, Department of Veterans Affairs – Readjustment Counseling Therapist, Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Tennessee Career Center at Chattanooga, Disabled American Veterans, Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Epilepsy Foundation, Fleet Reserve Association – Branch 187, FRA Auxiliary Unit 187, Hamilton County Health Department, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Hospice of Chattanooga, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, Marine Corps League Detachment 518, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Rhea County Veterans Service Officer, Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability, Special Transit Services, Inc., SpiritHorse at Eagles Rest Ranch, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Program, United States Small Business Administration, United Way 2-1-1, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Student Veterans Organization, USS CARBONERO Base, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Records Office – Office of Veteran and Military Student Services, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Veterans Entrepreneurship Program, Veterans Administration – Compensated Work Therapy Program, Veterans Service Officer – Sequatchie County. Veterans Services V.I.S.T.A at Signal Centers, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4848, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 203.