Sheffield Village VA clinic News

Sheffield Village VA Clinic holds first VA2K

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Walk for vets – Heather Kinsey-Lang (l), her mother-in-law Linda Lang and son were among 65 who participated in VA2K. Kinsey-Lang is a staff member at the Sheffield Village VA facility. (Press photo – Michele Murphy)

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village – Staff, patients and volunteers literally hit the streets last week when the Sheffield Village U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Community-based Outpatient Clinic held its …Read More

VA’s Bernard deeply invested in her work with area veterans

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Jennifer Bernard’s journey to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began when her brother-in-law served in Iraq. It heightened her awareness of the needs of returning combat veterans. So when she saw a job posting for a position at the VA, she decided to leave the private sector and did her own version of “signing up to serve.”

‘Ordinary Grace’ can move us past the despicable

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Life is filled with extraordinary challenges. Some are so fraught with pain and strong negative emotions they “gut punch” even the strongest among us. What comes to mind for me are those who learn their child faces a deadly disease and those who learn someone they love has been seriously injured or died.  How could anyone not be staggered by such news?

What gets us through? How …Read More

Sheffield Village VA clinic earns kudos; registers 191 new vets in 90 days

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Sheffield Village

By Michele Murphy

Just 90 days after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) opened an outpatient clinic in Sheffield Village, 191 veterans have registered for services for the first time. Jim Machert is one of those vets. “I drove by a few times and noticed the sign,” he says. Then one day he felt prompted to stop in. He and his wife met with …Read More