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NH group announces initiatives for homeless vets

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GORHAM, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire group is working to support homeless veterans.

North County Veterans Committee has come up with a homeless resource guide, peer support, promotion of new programs introduced by the White River Junction VA Medical Center, and other suggestions.

A "Stand Up for North Country Veterans" event is being held at noon Friday at the veterans center is Gorham. Speakers include Executive Councilor Ray Burton, Vietnam veterans, and service providers.

The committee has been in existence since 2009 and has done outreach, education and awareness throughout the North County in building a stronger safety net for veterans and their families.

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