Combat Injured Veteran Outreach- Participants Wanted in Virginia and Illinois.

Please pass this information along to all interested parties, fellow OIF/OEF veterans and service orgs. 

If you are a veteran in the central / southern Ohio area, we can provide transportation to and from the event in Virginia.      

If you are a central Ohio / Dayton area event, we can provide transportation to the event in Illinois.

VETMotorsports, a 501c3 working with OIF/OEF combat injured veterans by placing them into unique motor sports environments. We are seeking local veterans for the below outreach events, in need of a team building experience. If you have questions, or have an veteran interested in attending, please have them contact us.   Our web page describes outreach program, and you can visit it here: http://www.vetmotorsports.org/

Richmond-area (New Kent), VA: August 23rd, Saturday, 1 PM till 11 PM

2 wheel outreach (Flat-Track crew members) 

VETMotorsports' non-clinical outreach program in New Kent, VA. The event begins the afternoon of August 23, 2014 and ends at 11 pm that evening. We have slots for 2  OIF / OEF combat veterans with service related injuries. The veterans will be embedded into select AMA Pro Racing Flat-Track race team as active crew members.

Ideally the participants should have some mechanical ability or love for motorsports.

This is a hands on event, training will be provided.

We can accommodate up to a paraplegic. We have worked with PTS and TBI, as well as other injuries. 

Participants must commit to the duration of the program.

The participants can bring one guest or care giver.

A VSO representative and/or peer to peer support can attend upon request.

VETMotorsports will provide all the needed passes, shirts, hats, gloves.

The participants will report directly to the teams we collaborate with (their crew chief).

Light food/snacks are provided while at the track.

 

Participant requested: 2

Participant committed: 0

 

Springfield, IL: August 31st, Sunday, 1 PM till 11 PM

2 wheel outreach (Flat-Track crew members)

VETMotorsports'  non-clinical outreach program in Springfield, IL. The event begins the afternoon of August 31, 2014 and ends at 11 pm that evening. We have slots for 2  OIF / OEF combat veterans with service related injuries. The veterans will be embedded into select AMA Pro Racing Flat-Track race team as active crew members.

Ideally the participants  should have some mechanical ability or love for motorsports.

This is a hands on event, training will be provided.

We can accommodate up to a paraplegic. We have worked with PTS and TBI, as well as other injuries. 

Participants must commit to the duration of the program.

The participants can bring one guest or care giver.

A VSO representative and/or peer to peer support can attend upon request.

VETMotorsports will provide all the needed passes, shirts, hats, gloves.

The participants will report directly to the teams we collaborate with (their crew chief).

Light food/snacks are provided while at the track.

 

Participant requested: 2

Participant committed: 0