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Female Veterans to Gather for Fun, Food and Friendship

The Highground Veterans Memorial Park will host a Female Veterans Weekend Retreat Sept. 10–12, 2021. This retreat will offer women Veterans the opportunity to have fun, enjoy great food and experience interesting activities including as a trail ride on horseback, a bald eagle presentation and a forest walk, in the company of fellow female Veterans.

This Veterans weekend is open to any female Veteran of any age and service history. The Veterans Weekend Retreat is also free for the Veterans thanks to these generous sponsors: Alliance Bank; Gauger Ventures LLC; American Legion Post #354; American Legion Phaneuf-Vanasse #111; VFW Post 2490; Marshfield Professional Police Association; Citizens State Bank of Loyal; Milwaukee Brewers; Cathy Lawrence–Scentsy; Festival Foods; Wisconsin Timber Rattlers; Central WI Broadcasting; WWIS; SCOPE Dept of Corrections; Marshfield Acupuncture & Precision Armament LLC; The Heartbeat Center for Writing, Literacy and the Arts; The Vet Center; Green Bay Packers; Skip and Debbie Klabon; Bonnie Henchen; the Moraine Motel; Michele Benson; Michele Benson; Julie Diesing; Karen Habel; Larry & Judith Boyle; Hailey Lewan in memory of Don Marine; United Vietnam Veterans; Diane Vollrath in memory of Allen Zimmerman.

There will be programs held at The Highground and at The Highground’s Camp Victory along with lots of great food, nightly bonfires, relaxation and camaraderie. A limited number of Veterans can lodge overnight at the Moraine Motel, adjacent to The Highground, or camp with their own tent / camper at The Highground. All facilities and activities are accessible.

Photo: Women Veterans and Retreat Staff participating in Tai Chi on the Plaza at The Highground.

The Veterans Weekend Retreat will begin on Friday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. at The Highground and will continue through early afternoon on Sunday, Sept. 12th. Veterans are invited to stay for the entire weekend or arrangements can be made for attendees to stay for part of the weekend. Registration is required. To register and request a detailed itinerary of events, Veterans are asked to contact Theresa at The Highground by email to museum@thehighground.us or by calling 715-743-4224.

The Highground is located at W7031 Ridge Rd, Neillsville, WI 54456.