The Blessed Ideas Group
Veterans Retreat Network (VRN)
Veterans Retreat Network:
The Veterans Retreat Network (VRN) is a non-profit organization formed for the purpose of honoring, respecting, training and rehabilitating our great American service men and women. The VRN is composed of a network of privately-owned properties which together provide a variety of opportunities for counseling, training, recreational and spiritual development. We plan to restore health, happiness, quality of life and individual prosperity to our veterans throughout our national network.

The Following is a Potential List of Services and Amenities Planned to be Offered at VRN Locations:

1.    Veterans Programs


1.1.     Counseling Services 

1.1.1.     Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

1.1.2.     Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

1.1.3.     Family Counseling

1.2.     Vocational Training 

1.2.1.     Information Technology

1.2.2.     Mechanical

1.2.3.     Electrical

1.2.4.     Plumbing, Heating, AC

1.2.5.     Welding

1.2.6.     Carpentry

1.2.7.     Manufacturing

2.    Organic Food Production


2.1.     Acquaponics 

2.2.     Vegetable Gardens

2.3.     Fruit Trees

2.4.     Beekeeping

2.5.     Food & Animal Feed Crops

2.5.1.     Wheat

2.5.2.     Corn

2.5.3.     Soybeans

2.5.4.     Oats

2.5.5.     Milo (Sorghum, Millet)

2.5.6.     Alfalfa, Hay, Natural Grass Pasture

2.6.     Fish & Organic Livestock Production 

2.6.1.     Fish Farming

2.6.2.     Cattle

2.6.3.     Swine

2.6.4.     Poultry

2.6.5.     Buffalo

3.    Energy Production & Self-Sustainability

4.    Amenities

4.1.     Housing (Extended Stay Hotel, Cabins, Houses, Dormitories, Cottages, Apartments, Duplexes – ADA accessible)

4.2.     Lodge & Dining Facility

4.3.     Sports Arena/Amphitheater

4.4.     Conference Center & Chapel

4.5.     Equestrian

4.6.     Marina

4.7.     Hunting

4.8.     Hiking & Biking Trails

4.9.     Miniature Golf Course, Practice Driving Range

4.10.      Swimming Pool

4.11.      Basketball Court

4.12.      Tennis Court

4.13.      Softball Field

4.14.      Volleyball Court

4.15.      Fitness/Ropes Course

4.16.      Climbing Rock Wall

4.17.      Paintball Course

4.18.      Archery Course

4.19.      Go-Cart Track

4.20.      Zip Line Course

5.    Lakeside Activities

5.1.     Fishing

5.2.     Paddle Boats

5.3.     Boats, Canoes, Kayaks

6.    Other Activities

  • Horseback riding
  • Hiking and advanced hiking
  • Fishing in lakes/ponds
  • Retreat baseball games
  • Target shooting Archery shooting
  • Family hay rides
  • Family campouts
  • Family barbeques
  • Vet prepared chuck wagon dinners
  • Industrial art classes (wood shop/metal shop type of thing)
  • Introduction into black smithing
  • Learning farming techniques
  • Round table discussion on whatever topic the vets choose
  • Advanced art classes
  • Volleyball games

7.    Winter Activities

7.1.     Snowboarding & Skiing

7.2.     Sleigh Rides

7.3.     Snowmobiling

7.4.     Cross-country skiing, snow shoeing

7.5.     Ice Skating

 

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