Board Retreat

November 3 - 6, 2023 in Shibleys Point, MO

Members of the Guardian Hills Veterans Healing Center Board of Directors participated in the first onsite event on the soon to be completed campus and adjoining properties. This was held in conjunction with the Annual Board Meeting. Members experienced various components of the Retreat curriculum, including HIGH Equine programs, archery, genogram development, creative expression, Tai Chi and evening fireside after action discussions. Numerous volunteers contributed to the successful retreat.

High Therapy Training

October 9 - 11, 2023 in Kirksville, MO

HIGH’s mission is to inspire a profound understanding, healing connection and appreciation of the strengths and gifts that come through meaningful partnerships with horses. HIGH helps lessen the impact of mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression and increases the benefits of Post Traumatic Growth.

Visit Construction Site

October 10, 2023

Retrieving Freedom staff visited the Guardian Hills campus construction site for a tour on October 10, 2023. Pictured are GHVHC Board President with RF Director of Operations John Drach and Apprentice Course Instructor Bailey Inman. Not pictured, RF Resource Development and Marketing Coordinator Laura Erganian.

Tee It Up

June 19, 2023

GHVHC Board members Dan Slawski, Jo Slawski, John Glenn and David Connell at the First Annual Tee It Up for the Troops Mid Mo Golf Outing on June 19, 2023 at the Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, MO. GHVHC was one of three veteran service organizations chosen to be beneficiaries of the event.