Veteran Events & Announcements 11/13 to 11/20

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area.  I have also attached my latest event listing which has 3 new items on it.  You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events.  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html  

You can get a monthly view of events by going to:
http://www.michiganveteranresources.com/Events.aspx

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website & Detroit Public Televisions' new Veterans website:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx
http://www.veterans.dptv.org/all-events/

ANNOUNCEMENTS!

"Wayne State Law School" WSU law school offers free legal aid for veterans http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/wsu-law-school-offers-free-legal-aid-for-veterans/29644550 Advocate For Warriors Program at Wayne Law Starts November 12th. I am working on getting more information out on this program and will report it here soon.

EVENTS!

"Thursday, November 13, 2014" Women Supporting Women in the Military and our Veterans is hosting a hat & scarf auction along with a fine dinner at the Howell Elk's Club, 2830 E Grand River, Howell, from 5:30 to 9PM. Cost is $10 for vets, $20 for non-vets. For complete info and to order tickets see flyer.

"Friday, November 14, 2014" Comcast is looking to hire a number of Veterans in the Metro Detroit area for a number of positions. They will be holding a job fair at 41112 Concept Dr, Plymouth, from 9AM to 11AM or from 1PM to 3PM. See what they are looking for on the attached flyer.

"Friday, November 14, 2014" Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of American will be holding their 11th annual Veterans Gala at the Suburban Showcase Collection, 46100 Grand River, Novi, starting at 6PM. This year the guest speaker will be Nick Koulchar, Army Veteran & Athlete. To order your tickets for this great event visit this link. For more information see flyer.

"Saturday, November 15, 2014" The Wayne State University Athletic Department is offering free tickets, and free parking, to all veterans to watch the Wayne State football game starting at 10AM at their field, located the Tom Adams field in Midtown Detroit. For complete information on how to get tickets see attached letter from Wayne State.

"Saturday, November 15, 2014" The AUSA Arsenal of Democracy Chapter & Women in Defense-Michigan, are hosting a dinner gala for the Fallen & Wounded Soldiers fund, a fund that supports many veterans here in the metro area. The event will be held at the DC3S, 7205 Sterling Ponds Ct, Sterling Hgs, from 6 to 9PM. Tickets are $100. For more information or tickets see flyer.

"Saturday, November 15, 2014" The Michigan Chapter of the Women Marines Association is hosting their annual Holiday Troop Support Packing party at the Romeo Masonic Temple, 231 N Main, Romeo, from 10AM till 2:30PM. Help by suppling any of a number of items (see flyer) or come help box. These packages are shipped all over the world to our troops, many in harms way.

"Saturday, November 15, 2014" The Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society will present The Nuremberg Trials Secretary. One of the secretaries from these trials will be on hand to discuss these events, at the Museum, located at 16600 Stephens, Eastpointe, starting at 2PM. Admission by donation. See flyer.

"Saturday, November 15, 2014 (NEW)" The Center Line VFW Ladies Aux 6756 is having its annual Holiday Meat Raffle at their post, 25500 Sherwood, Center Line, starting at 6PM. For complete information see their flyer.

"Thursday, November 20, 2014" The University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law is offering a free legal clinic at SS Peter & Paul Church, 438 St Antoine, Detroit, from 9 to 11AM. Today's help will focus on Social Security Disability Benefits. To register call Alesa at the Law School at 313-596-0258. See flyer for other upcoming clinics.

"Thursday, November 20, 2014 " The Judson Center is sponsoring a free veteran family day for small children at the Jungle Java, 44595 Enterprise Drive, Clinton Twp, from 4 to 7PM. Free admission & dinner, but you must register in advance. See flyer for details.

"Friday & Saturday, November 21 & 22, 2014" Michigan Military Moms is hosting a Mega Weekend, a Salute to Women in the Service, at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Dr, Grosse Pointe Farms. The Friday event is from 8AM till 4PM, Saturday from 11AM till 3PM. There are numerous items happening at this event to raise money to help moms serving in the military. For complete details see the attached flyer.

"Friday, November 21, 2014 (NEW)" The Southfield VFW Ladies Aux 2645 is hosting a Ladies Bra'zaar, an evening of art, music, and fun to honor all cancer survivors, along with a silent auction of Artfully Created Bras! $5 cover charge, with doors opening at 7PM at 24222 W Nine Mile, Southfield. See flyer for more information.

"Tuesday, November 25, 2014" Oakland County Veteran Services & the Southfield Veterans Commission are hosting a veteran benefit enrollment, health care enrollment, etc., meet. File a claim, check on a claim, find out your benefits. Free to all. At the Southfield Library, 26300 Evergreen, Southfield, from 10AM till 4PM. See flyer for more details.

--   Tim Wirkus  Volunteer  Southfield Veterans' Commission  southfieldvets@prodigy.net  www.southfieldvets.org

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