Challenge America and Guitars For Vets, both national Veteran nonprofit organizations, are partnering to build camaraderie and learning opportunities through guitar instruction, live events and resources hosted in the Challenge America Veteran Arts (CAVARTS) Community.
Guitars For Vets now offers fun and engaging guitar-related activities, including live events and guitar instruction, on CAVARTS.org.
To celebrate the partnership, Challenge America and Guitars for Vets will host a live, online kick-off event Thursday, June 9, at 8:00 p.m. EDT with special guest, Ben Mauro, an international musician for more than 30 years who has played with iconic legends like Cher; Eagles lead guitarist, Don Felder; Lionel Richie, John Fogerty, Kelly Clarkson, Toni Braxton and Britney Spears.
The event, open to all service members and Veterans, includes an overview of Guitars For Vets and a clinic with Mauro.
RSVP today by joining CAVARTS at www.cavarts.org.
About Challenge America and CAVARTS
Challenge America leverages innovation, creative arts and community-building strategies to connect service members, Veterans and their families to various resources. CAVARTS unites all of these components in a vibrant online community for Veterans interested in the arts, which provides a platform for learning and healing.
If you are a service member or Veteran interested joining the CAVARTS community, visit www.cavarts.org and click “request to join.” Membership is free.
About Guitars For Vets
Guitars For Vets places the healing power of music in the hands of heroes. The organization provides 10 free individualized guitar lessons, both virtual and face-to-face, designed to help students learn at their own pace. Monthly group sessions are also organized at each chapter to provide Veterans a communal atmosphere to promote dialogue and play music with peers with similar experiences. Group sessions also create connections among individuals who are both warriors and guitarists, serving as a catalyst for positive human interaction.
Learn more at www.guitars4vets.org.
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