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Coming Up Wednesday, May 27

May 26, 2015
  • Gone But Not Forgotten: Local Ski Areas: There are 62 ski areas in western mass that are no longer in operation and our crew visits a few, including Berkshire Snow Basin in Cummington and Mt Tom Ski Area in Holyoke.
  • American Graduate: Coach Gary Mullins: Turners Falls High School girls’ softball Coach Gary has turned the team into a state softball contender.
  • Hitchcock Center for the Environment: Julie Johnson, Exec. Dir. of the Hitchcock Center for the Environment in Amherst, discusses the new environmental center they are building.
  • Lisa Ducharme: Belchertown Air Force veteran Lisa Ducharme shares her memories of working in the Pentagon when it was attacked on September 11th, 2001.

A Veterans Coming Home Connecting Point Special

May 25, 2015

A special Memorial Day encore presentation

This Connecting Point special features stories from WGBY’s Veterans Coming Home series, focusing on supporting veterans in their successful transition back to civilian life. For more information and to connecting with local & national resources, please visit Veterans Coming Home.

Coming Up Monday, May 25

May 25, 2015

A Veterans Coming Home Connecting Point Special

A special Memorial Day Encore Presentation 

This Connecting Point special features stories from WGBY’s Veterans Coming Home series, which focuses on supporting veterans in their successful transition back to civilian life. For more information and to connecting with local & national resources, please visit Veterans Coming Home. The following stories will be featured:

  • Veteran Homelessness: Several local Veterans and shares their stories of transitioning out of the US military and the challenges they finding housing after service.
  • Military Sexual Trauma (Part 2): Two women veterans who experienced Military Sexual Trauma (MST) talk about the difficulty in getting someone to listen and what they did to get the help they needed.
  • Northeast Veteran Training & Rehabilitation Center: NVTRC serves returning veterans & their families by combining housing, physical therapy, counseling and college courses for PTSD, TBI, amputees and burn patients.
  • Art Therapy for Veterans: A women at Soldier On shares her story of how the discovery of art as therapy helped her, many years after she transitioned out of the military.

Sneak Peek Week of May 25

May 25, 2015