Conference to honor women veterans

Registration is now open for the fourth annual Honoring Women Veterans Conference, a day of complimentary education, pampering, and camaraderie for women who have served in the United States military.

The conference will take place from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Eykamp Hall in the University of Evansville's Ridgway University Center. Attendance is free for all women veterans, who must register for the event by Monday, May 20.

The day will include information about military benefits, networking and career information, exhibits by area businesses and service providers, lunch, and an afternoon of spa treatments such as facials, manicures, and massages.

Last year's conference drew nearly 100 participants who ranged in age from 20 to 102 years old and traveled from cities across the Midwest.

Women veterans may register online by Monday, May 20 at or by calling the Evansville Vet Center at 812-473-5993 or the University of Evansville Office of Veterans Affairs at 812-488-2141.

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