Veteran Events & Announcements 11/20 to 11/27 #veteran

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, and things are slowing down.  I have attached my latest event listing which has just 1 new item 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 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 " 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.

"Saturday, November 29, 2014" The Airport Freedom Center w/the US Marine Corps Reserve & VFW Post 9222, are hosting a pot luck dinner benefit to support the Toys-4-Tots program, starting at 5PM till 9PM. The price of admission is $8 plus a new toy. The post is located at 3025 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley. For complete info see attached flyer.

"Saturday, November 29, 2014" The Plymouth Whalers are having a Salute to Hereos Night in their game against the Guelph Storm, starting at 6PM. Veterans receive a free ticket, family members are $10. The game is at the Compuware Arena, 14900 Beck Rd, Plymouth. For tickets call 734-453-8400 or see flyer.

And from our friends at the VFW:
  1. November 20th, Thursday 6:15 p.m. – VFW 4156 White Lake – "BINGO".  VFW 4156 is located at 321 Union Lake Road in White Lake 48386.  Phone 248-698-8302.
 
  1. November 20th, Thursday 6:00 p.m. – Old Settlers VFW 4659 Shelby Twp. – "EUCHRE".  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Play starts at 7:00 p.m.  Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Coney Dogs, French Fries and Chili available.  Post 4659 is located at 8311 Wilson in Shelby Twp.  48316.  Phone (586) 781-9109.
 
  1. November 21st, Friday 7:00 p.m. to Midnight – VFW 2645 Southfield – "LADIES AUXILIARY "Bra'Zaar".  An entertaining evening of art, music, and fun to honor ALL "Cancer" Survivors.  This unique event will have a silent auction of ARTFULLY CREATED BRAS.  Music, Munchies and More.  Proceeds will help support our on-going Cancer programs.  $5.00 cover charge.  Cash beer and wine bar.  Post 2645 is located at 24222 W. Nine Mile Road in Southfield.
 
7.      November 21st, Friday 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – VFW 1669 Royal Oak – "BURGER & FRIES for $5.50".  Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Tell your Family & Friends.  Post 1669 is located at 214 E. 4th Street in Downtown Royal Oak, just 2 blocks East of Main Street.  Phone (248) 541-9846.
 
  1. November 21st, Friday 3:00 p.m. to Midnight – VFW 9507 Madison Heights – "Burger & Fries for $5.50".  Karaoke from 9 p.m. to Midnight.  $.75 for 12 oz. Draft Beer.  $1.75 for 22 oz. Draft Beer.  VFW 9507 is located at 630 E. 11 Mile Road in Madison Heights 48071.  Phone (248) 543-2557.
 
  1. November 21st, Friday 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – VFW 1370 Pontiac – "Burger's- $4 w/ fries $5, Devil Dog- $3 w/ fries $4; bacon wrapped "Koegel" hot dog, beans, fresco cheese, and all the fixings including devil sauce, VFW 1370 is located at 791 Mae Court in Pontiac 48340.  Phone (248) 858-9501.
 
  1. November 21st, Friday - VFW 2645 Southfield - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. "FINAL" FRIDAY FISH FRY for 2014". This will be our "FINAL" Fish Fry for 2014.  Please come out & visit us.  Thank You!  COD Fish Dinner $8, CATFISH or PERCH Dinner $7.50, CHICKEN FINGER Dinner $7.50, JUMBO SHRIMP Dinner $9, WING DINGS & FRIES $7, COMBO Dinners $9.50, SANDWICHES $5, POUND CAKE per slice $1.50.  Sides include French-Fries, Cole Slaw, Spaghetti, and Macaroni & Cheese.  Extra Sides $1.50.  Extra Fish $2.50.  Dine In or Take Out.  Call Ahead for Quicker Service (248) 350-3529.  Come out, bring your Friends, and Enjoy a Great Meal.   OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Parking in rear of Post.  Post 2645 is located at 24222 W. 9 Mile Road, just West of Telegraph in Southfield.
 
11.  November 21st, Friday 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. – VFW 1669 Royal Oak – "KARAOKE IN THE CLUBROOM".  Post 1669 is located at 214 E. 4th Street in Downtown Royal Oak, just 2 blocks East of Main Street.  Phone (248) 541-9846.
 
  1. November 23rd, Sunday 6:15 p.m. – VFW 4156 White Lake – "BINGO".  VFW 4156 is located at 321 Union Lake Road in White Lake 48386.  Phone 248-698-8302.
 
13.  November 23rd, Sunday 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. – VFW 1669 Royal Oak – "KARAOKE IN THE CLUBROOM".  Post 1669 is located at 214 E. 4th Street in Downtown Royal Oak, just 2 blocks East of Main Street.  Phone (248) 541-9846.
--   Tim Wirkus  Volunteer  Southfield Veterans' Commission  southfieldvets@prodigy.net  www.southfieldvets.org

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