On October 25th, over 700 military retirees, their families and surviving spouses from across the region attended the Fort Knox Retiree Appreciation Day. This event featured more than 60 booths, offering information from numerous organizations, including Hardin County RSVP Stations, the Fort Knox American Red Cross and Hosparus Health/Thrift Store. The Fort Knox Red Cross table performed blood pressure screenings.
RSVP’s current federal grant requires 3.1 Veterans & Families Served and 3.1 other focus areas, including active duty military, families, veterans, retirees, etc. As the nominated Kentucky Volunteer for the Fort Knox Soldier for Life Retiree Council, RSVP Director, Cathy Williamson, has served on the planning committee for several years.