Tri-State Military Resource Network


As a community, we have the capacity to reach out to our Veterans, Military Families and Current Service Members to embrace their experiences and create opportunities to serve them just as they have bravely served us. Together, we can build a lasting community impact to honor those who sacrifice so much for our community and our country.

June 29, 2023

10am (CST)

Network with us on the last Thursday of each month by joining us in person at the Evansville American Red Cross, or online at the Zoom link listed. 


Red Cross Board Room

29 S. Stockwell Road Evansville, IN

Military Discounts

We'd love to share our love of nature with you, your friends, and your family  So join us for another FREE WEEK this year!  Kickstart your summer by enjoying over 4 miles of trails and the 5-acre Welborn Baptist Foundation Nature Playscape for no charge beginning Tuesday, May 30.

Wesselman Woods will be open from 9 AM to 5 PM, Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 PM on Sunday. Happy hiking!

National Alliance on Mental Illness 

Come join the Celebration! Pre Event celebration, walk our walk route or walk in the Nature preserve. You can even do both!

We will have Food Trucks, fun for the kids, Photo Booth, a Dog Park area, venders, and more!

Such a wonderful opportunity to honor our mental health and learn about opportunities in our area.

Please come and enjoy some time with family and friends at Wesselman Park & Nature Center.

We will have local farms with fresh produce, microgreens, raw local honey, fresh farm eggs, plants for sale & more; a huge variety of small local business vendors to shop (handmade crafts; bakeries; jewelry; accessories; woodwork; soaps; candles; art and more!!); you can grab a bite to eat at one of the food trucks on-site; gain access to free community info; and more ~ you can expect to have a fun-filled day, shopping & supporting local farms & small businesses with your friends &/or family's • while also helping us celebrate, give some love and show support to our U.S. Military Members & Veterans!!

The local non-profit organization we chose to spotlight this month is to be announced 

We are extremely excited to announce that we are now able to accept SNAP/Ebt • We will genuinely be able to help even more members of our community access farm fresh, local grown food 

So, mark your calendars now for: Saturday, May 27th from 10a-2pm & also help us celebrate our military!!! 

May 27th Military Appreciation Event

Saturday, May 27th

from 10a-2pm

at Washington Square Mall

5001 Washington Ave.

**WE MOVED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION** to the southwest corner of the mall's parking lot aka right across the street from Holy Rosary Catholic Church


Annual Memorial Day run to remember those that gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. 

The 8th annual Evansville Memorial Day Run, presented by Active Nutrition & Supplements is happening Monday, May 29th at Garvin Park. Join us as we remember those that gave it all!

Friday, May 28th 4:00 - 6:00pm -
Active Nutrition & Supplements
at 4706 Vogel Road.

- Rolling Thunder Indiana will be presented a check at the start of the race. Rolling Thunder ® Inc.'s major function is to publicize the POW/MIA issue. To educate the public of the fact that many American prisoners of war were left behind after all past wars. To help correct the past and to protect future veterans. 10% of all entree fees will be directed back to the organization at the event.

5k run/walk, 5k walk, 10k run/walk, 10k walk.
Official bib timing by To the Finish Timing.

Late Registration - 7am - 7:45am
Pre-race Warmup and Stretch - 7:45am
Ceremony & Salute - 8:00am
Kids Dash - 7:50 am

5K/10k start - 8:00am

9:30am – Awards
Kid Run – (ages 5-13) - Participation Medals
5K Walk – Top 3 Male/Top 3 Female (Including overall winners)
5k Run/Walk – Overall Male & Female Run Winner – Top 3 Male/Top 3 Female (excluding overall winners) 13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
10k Walk - Top 5 Male/Top 5 Female
10K Run - Top 5 Male/Top 5 Female

The Women Veterans Call Center will help you navigate VA, point you in the right direction, and connect you with the Women Veterans Program Manager at your local VA medical center.

This service is free and confidential, and you can call as many times as you need. If you are a woman Veteran you may call for yourself, or a friend, relative, or caregiver may call for you.

Call or text the Women Veterans Call Center at 855-VA-WOMEN (855-829-6636) or use the online chat feature. Women Veterans Call Center representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET, and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET, excluding federal holidays. If you contact the Women Veterans Call Center after hours and leave a message, you will receive a return call the next day the call center is open.

 The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs is bringing back their “Operation Back to School” program this summer.

The program allows Indiana Veteran families experiencing financial hardship to apply for $500 per dependent child for back-to-school expenses.

Families can apply for children K-12 (up to age 18) or full-time college students (up to age 23) that live in the veteran’s home.

The program will begin on June 1 and end on August 31. Any applications received or any that are incomplete after 4:00 p.m. on August 31 will be denied.

For more details and to find the application form, click here.