Overcoming Barriers - 5:17
with the President of Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors, Tom Jones
Posted Jul 14, 2017
Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors (MiOFO) is a collaborative partnership whose mission is to provide outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities to wounded veterans and individuals with health challenges; and, to coordinate a support network that facilitates their recovery through connecting with nature. MiOFO activities are centered around DNR-managed Sharonville State Game Area. The property is near several population centers: Ann Arbor, Jackson, Lansing, and Detroit. The partners in this effort include the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Brain Injury Association, the Passing Along The Heritage (PATH) Foundation, the Eisenhower Center, Safari Club International (SCI) Foundation, Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC), Disabled American Veterans (DAV), American Legion, and others. Visit Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors online. Interview recorded on June 29th. Hosted by Laurel Hess.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team

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