Exploring PTSD Exhibit Open House
The community is invited to attend an Open House for the “Exploring PTSD – Healing Through Art” Exhibit on Saturday, August 28, 2021, from 1-3 p.m.
1pm – Guest Speaker Michael Orban, Author of “Souled Out: Conquering Combat PTSD”
1:30pm – Guest Speaker Linda Brey, mother of Sgt. Donald Marine who was lost to Veteran suicide
Presentations by: Trinity Equestrian; The Vet Center; The Heartbeat Center for Writing, Literacy and the Arts
Veteran Artists onsite: Drew Cameron (Combat Paper); Ashley Spangberg (Patriot Beads & Brass); Phil Schladweiler (The Shrapnel Project); Jay Youngdahl (The Complicated Life of a Veteran)
… Experiences & Creative Outreach by Veterans Seeking Peace & Understanding for Themselves While Using Their Art to Connect & Encourage Other Veterans & Their Loved Ones
Artists featured in the “Exploring PTSD” Exhibit:
—Drew Cameron / Combat Paper
—Ashley Spangberg / Patriot Beads & Brass
—“War is Trauma” Artists including Aaron Hughes
—Photo display by the family of Sgt. Donald Marine
—“Diary on Wood” exhibit by an anonymous family of an Iraq / Afghanistan Veteran lost to Veteran suicide
Special thanks to Skip & Debbie Klabon for sponsoring the exhibit and to Shawn Ganther for helping to coordinate it.
The Highground is seeking additional sponsors (individual & business) to help continue and expand exhibits, Veterans programs and retreats to help veterans and families with their journey through PTSD. To become a sponsor, please contact Theresa at 715-743-4224 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Highground Museum is open daily from 10am-5pm. The Highground is located at W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville WI 54456