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Military Veterans Resource Center announces new appointment to board of directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (Sept. 2, 2016) – Military Veterans Resource Center (MVRC) announced today the addition of Andrea Werner-Cassidy of Huber Heights to its board of directors.

“Andrea is dedicated to our goal of helping Ohio’s veterans build strong, healthy lives. We are fortunate to have her guidance, especially as we continue to expand the services we provide veterans,” said Len Proper, MVRC executive director.

Werner-Cassidy is a substitute teacher in the Huber Heights City School District. She attended Shawnee State University and graduated with dual bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice. She brings a broad spectrum of experience as a veterans’ advocate to the board, including her role as a corrections officer in the United States Army and her experience as a member of the Ohio Governor’s Women Veterans Advisory Committee.

Werner-Cassidy was also the first director for Women Veterans of the Student Veterans of America, which involved traveling the country giving speeches and presentations in regards to veterans’ educational and mental health needs, as well as participating on multiple panels.

Werner-Cassidy’s appointment expands the MVRC board of directors from nine to ten members.

Military Veterans Resource Center is a non-profit organization that helps veterans develop self-reliance and independence by providing access to the resources they need to successfully manage their lives. The organization is based in Columbus and operates four centers throughout Ohio. For additional information, please visit www.milvetsrc.org.

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