What's Happening at the National Home! 

Stay up to date on the Military and Veteran Families living here, and the people who help to provide our program to them! 

April 16, 2019

Though the weather was a bit chilly, it was clear and sunny for this year's Easter Treat festivities!  

National Home children enjoyed the annual Easter Egg hunt and meeting the Easter Bunnies, getting their baskets and ice cream! 

Then, in the evening they had a great time roller skating, eating pizza, and playing in the arcade at Allskate Fun Center in Jackson, MI. 

To view photos and videos from this event, check out our Flickr Album or our Instagram page! 

April 12, 2019

One of the things we pride ourselves on at the National Home is the ability to offer our resident families educational and enrichment opportunities during their time here. 
 

Recently, we were pleased to host Mike Morgan, owner and lead trainer at Mid-Michigan Police K9 as a guest speaker.  Mike educated staff and residents on dog and human interaction. 

A veteran who served in the United States Army for 24 years, Mike retired honorably and went on to continue serving his fellow man as a police officer.  During his years in law enforcement, he began working as a Police Canine Handler working with both a dual purpose narcotics and single purpose explosive canine.  Mike left the police force to start up his company and is an accomplished trainer in his field, training canines and handlers across the world.  


 

During his presentation, Mike broke down the differences between working dogs, service dogs, and therapy dogs, going into detail on the kind of training th...

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