Yearly Archives: 2014

2014 Proclamation from The City of Cedar Rapids

We are honored to announce that Friday, September 5th, 2014, has been named “9th Annual Five Seasons Stand Down Day” by the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Our organization works extremely hard to provide a safe and caring environment in

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Linn County Veterans Affairs at Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market

We had the privilege of representing Linn County Veterans Affairs and Five Seasons Stand Down at the Farmers Market in downtown Cedar Rapids yesterday. We sold a lot of raffle tickets for a beautiful wood framed flag flown over the

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THANK YOU!!

As we approach the final couple of weeks before our September 5th, 2014, 9th Annual Five Seasons Stand Down, our entire team is busy trying to tie up loose ends. We are working extremely hard to provide our attendees with

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Understanding, Serving Veterans’ Needs

Today’s guest editorial in the Cedar Rapids Gazette comes from our own Five Seasons Stand Down Board President, Don Tyne.  Don Tyne is also the Director of Linn County Veteran Affairs. Don has worked diligently and tirelessly to shed light

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Fact Sheet: The Impact of Mental Illness on Veterans and their Families

As I was researching material for a presentation this coming week, I came upon some fact sheets that highlight statistics regarding mental illness and it’s impact on Veterans and their families. The numbers are staggering! Each month 950 Veterans attempt

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