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The Hone Front – A Work Place for New Veterans

17 Aug

Advantage Us Vets Inc. (IP) seeks to hire unemployed veterans

returned to Central Upstate New York from combat missions.

Thanks to our good friend and longtime Cazenovia resident we have

found a quiet, peaceful, beautiful and fertile farmstead in a rural setting

to suit our mission and goals.  The location is near Cazenovia Lake (always

a joy to live near water), just outside the historic Village of Cazenovia in the Township.

Our mission and goals will come to Life:

·        The fertile soil will grow toxic free produce, berries, flowers and herbs.

·        A long barn to house the henry and greenhouse.

·        The large barn for horses and their stalls and workshop area.

·        The farmhouse turned guest house will offer simple, elegant accommodations for rest, renewal, and artworks, perhaps adventure. The farmstead space is also a natural setting for seasonal seminars, conferences and community reach outs.

·        A repurposed garage for a Three G Shop: Goodness, Gumption, and Gratitude.

Tackling NYS paperwork is struggle.  We need to pay extra to expedite our

Documents.  Makes sense for the State but costly for us.  Anyway we’ll send

The add-on fees next week so we can move forward with our Certificate of Incorporation.

Our veterans deserve our help with their transitions.  The clean air, blue sky, blue water lakes, and friendly responsive residents add to the attraction of Cazenovia location.  We initiate Campaign $212.00 shortly, which is as soon as State detail work settles.

In the meantime, be of good cheer, small steps, keep singing, keep smiling.

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UPDATE: work place for veterans

10 Aug

Update.August 5, 2012. Upstate Central New York.

 

One phone call changed our focus. This property is more than just a patch of soil. It’s fertile ground in the Fenner Road farmswath of Cazenovia NY. (Madison County).The 18- acre property fits our

mission, goals and Programs.  For over 200 hundred years this shingled farmhouse, strong, sturdy, warm and welcoming, has sheltered and hosted meals for family, hired hands, friends, and guests.  It’s a gem!

The farmstead has two barns, hennery, tillable vegetable plots, and a

(beach-sand) volleyball court in addition to the 5-bedroom guesthouse.

We’ll apply to the town’s Planning Board for a Special Use Permit for

the bed and breakfast; then with all the necessary documents in hand we’ll launch Advantage US Vets, Inc. (PNP).

 Our New York State incorporation process is underway; and, the IRS 501(c) (3) Tax Exemption application is in the works.

A WorkPlace for Our Veterans

 Advantage US Vets hires unemployed veterans returned home from overseas duty. Their workplace is an Upstate Central New York farmstead where they learn job producing skills and skill producing jobs. They gain knowledge, experience and connections. They farm organically nurtured vegetables, berries, flowers, herbs, chickens

and honeybees and host travelers (bed and breakfast format) in a comfortable  guesthouse. They shelter retired horses and several abandoned dogs and cats.

 The farmstead is a beautiful, quiet, safe, rural community where veterans can live their daily lives moving into a “new normal” with new practices, activities, and relationships.

 Advantage US Vets recognizes, respects, and rewards our veterans for

their service to our Country and to the citizens of our democracy.

“They served us, it our turn to serve them.”  It starts with all of us giving our financial support so veterans have an opportunity to work.

Central New York. July2, 2012

Work Place For Veterans

3 Aug

Update.July 29. 2012. CNY.

Advantage US Vets has identified a vibrant and peaceful compound north of Utica, New York to locate its farmstead.  The next step is

 a tour of the almost eight acre property to determine its fit to our

mission, goals and programs.  The property is presently a bed and breakfast serving Mohawk Valley travelers.  The current owner

has operated the property as a B&B for over ten ears and is retiring to pursue new activities and to enjoy her children and grandchildren.

This Oneida County parcel, with two ponds a barn, and fenced greens is in an Agricultural District. The Town Planning Board has informally “indicated” its willingness to approve the property’s continued use as a  b&b.

 Our New York State incorporation process is underway; and, the IRS Tax Exemption application is in the works.

A WorkPlace for Our Veterans 

Advantage US Vets hires unemployed veterans returned home from overseas duty. Their workplace is an Upstate Central New York farmstead where they learn job producing skills and skill producing jobs. They gain knowledge, experience and connections. They farm organically nurtured vegetables, berries, flowers, herbs, chickens

and honeybees and host travelers (bed and breakfast format) in a comfortable  guesthouse. They shelter retired horses and several abandoned dogs and cats.

 The farmstead is a beautiful, quiet, safe, rural community where veterans can live their daily lives moving into a “new normal” with new practices, activities, and relationships.

 Advantage US Vets recognizes, respects, and rewards our veterans for

their service to our Country and to the citizens of our democracy.

“They served us, it our turn to serve them.”  It starts with all of us giving our financial support so veterans have an opportunity to work.

Central New York. July2, 2012

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