Veterans http://aspenpublicradio.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-huts-vets-part-3 <p>The mission for Huts for Vets is simple: to help veterans adjust to and enjoy civilian life by gaining tools for enhancing mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional health. The organization takes groups of veterans up to the 10th Mountain Division Huts for three days of hiking, discussion, and reflection. Guests on this show include Paul Anderson, Executive Director, Dr. Jerry Alpern, board member and psychologist, and Adam McCabe, retired combat veteran, instructor, and board member. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 20707 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 2 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-huts-vets-part-2 <p></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:12:41 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 20579 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 2 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 1 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-huts-vets-part-1 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Huts for Vets is a new non-profit, founded in January 2013. The organization lead two programs last summer, introducing 15 veterans to the serenity and calm of the wilderness - almost all of whom said the experience changed their life. Paul Anderson is the Executive Director of Huts for Vets and shares about the mission and programs of the non-profit organization. Dr. Jerry Alpern&nbsp;is a psychologist and a member of the board, he shares about the value of Huts for Vets.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Learn more about Huts for Vets and Huts for Vets programs on their website: <a href="http://www.hutsforvets.org">www.hutsforvets.org Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 20521 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Huts for Vets, Part 1 CrossCurrents - Huts for Vets & Aspen Fringe Festival http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crosscurrents-huts-vets-aspen-fringe-festival <p>Huts for Vets presents "Make Sure it's Me", a play about veterans returning home after deployment, read by veterans from the Roaring Fork Valley. Guests are Paul Andersen, Dr. Jerry Alpern and Adam McCabe from Huts for Vets.</p><p>And David Ledingham, Donald Sage Mackay and Adrianna Thompson from the Aspen Fringe Festival on this year's lineup, including the Morales Dance Company, "Venus in Fur" and a play workshop on "The Last Outlaw" written by Mackay.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 19863 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CrossCurrents - Huts for Vets & Aspen Fringe Festival Snowmass Resident Aims to Help Veterans With Wheelchair Treads http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/snowmass-resident-aims-help-veterans-wheelchair-treads <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A part time </span>Snowmass<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Village resident is working to revolutionize wheelchairs for veterans. The idea is to make it easier for vets to get around places that don’t have smooth pavement, to improve quality of life and expand their access to the outdoors.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 04:37:47 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17136 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Snowmass Resident Aims to Help Veterans With Wheelchair Treads