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The Shawnee State University Chapter of Student Veterans of America to host showing of Project 22

Date

March 15, 2016

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There will be a free showing of the movie, Project 22, at 7 pm on March 15 in Clark Memorial Library.

The Shawnee State University Chapter of Student Veterans of America will present a free showing of the movie, Project 22, at 7 p.m. on March 15 in the Flohr Lecture Hall of the Clark Memorial Library.

Project 22 was a 22-day and 6,500 mile motorcycle awareness campaign from San Francisco to New York City set out by two combat-wounded veterans, Daniel and Doc, to raise awareness of the high rate of suicides within the Veteran community. As they traveled across the country, they spoke to other veterans, as well as healthcare providers, educators, experts in warrior culture and combat stress, and researchers of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress. The movie includes ways veterans found help and support for their problems, including techniques such as Equine Therapy, Military Therapy Dogs, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and much more. Project 22 was entirely crowd-funded via an IndieGoGo campaign and private donations. It is a Medicinal Missions production sponsored by The Heart Productions.

The SSU Chapter of SVA is a student-led organization designed to provide support and assistance for fellow veterans in college. Members of the SVA have served in various branches of the military and have personally gone through the transitional phase of settling into a civilian life. The SVA is committed to helping fellow veterans with their transition into the college life.

For more information about SVA, contact Denise Gregory, SVA Advisor, at (740) 351-3592 or at dgregory@shawnee.edu.

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