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We believe there is no better medicine than being in a community with other veterans and their families, rediscovering purpose, and serving a cause which is greater than ourselves.

FOSTERING HOPE AND SUPPORTING POST TRAUMATIC GROWTH FOR VETERANS

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EMPOWERING VETERANS

ETS (Every Third Saturday) exists to assist Veterans in finding new purpose after military service. Our mission focuses on fostering hope and supporting post-traumatic growth for Veterans. Watch this video to find out more about our story, the services we offer, and the ways we’re helping Veterans every day.

FEATURED EVENTS

  • ETS Third Saturday Event
    ETS Third Saturday Event
    Sat, Apr 20
    ETS
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    ETS, 5402 43rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    ETS, 5402 43rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Enjoy a meal and Spring Into Cybersecurity 101 with Cheyne!
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  • Black, Silver & Blue Gala
    Black, Silver & Blue Gala
    Fri, Apr 26
    Metropolitan Ballroom
    Apr 26, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Metropolitan Ballroom, 5418 Wayzata Blvd, Golden Valley, MN 55416, USA
    Apr 26, 2024, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
    Metropolitan Ballroom, 5418 Wayzata Blvd, Golden Valley, MN 55416, USA
    ETS is excited to host this year's second annual gala! We would be delighted to have you and hope you’re able to attend. The Black, Silver & Blue Gala will be an evening full of reflection, fun, camaraderie, and vision.
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  • Warrior’s Return Starts (Cohort 18)
    Warrior’s Return Starts (Cohort 18)
    Tue, Jun 11
    ETS
    Jun 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    ETS, 5402 43rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Jun 11, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    ETS, 5402 43rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417, USA
    Our next Warrior's Return Cohort kicks off June 11. Contact jon@everythirdsaturday.org for more information.
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VETERAN SERVICES

Pop-Smoke was created to provide a simple and digital pathway for Veterans and their families to access the support they are seeking

Pop-Smoke

A 5 week course that supports Veterans pursuing Post Traumatic Growth

Warrior's Return

Veterans and their immediate family members can visit the store for needed supplies once a month. *Proof of Veteran status required.

Supply Store

Free to Veterans and open Monday-Friday (10am-3pm). Stop by to use the cardio equipment, rowing machine, free weights, and yoga mats. 

Fitness Center

CONTACT US

A paid position for Veterans that will last from 6-12 months. Scheduling will include a weekly check-in with a life coach and a career coach, to create foundational building blocks to assist in pursuing full time work. Interns will have the opportunity to fill a maintenance role or barista role. Both positions are for 5-20 hours per week.

Veteran Internship

Join our weekly classes and groups. Engage in various activities and social opportunities with other Veterans.

ETS Classes & Groups

ETS CLASSES 

Join us for classes each week in our Veterans Resource & Empowerment Center (VREC).

No need to be artistic to join this class.

Art Class

Need help with set up or sign-up? Stop by for help.

Tech Class

Created by and for veterans in recovery.

Recovery Class

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