#Veteran Events & Announcements 11/27 to 12/4

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:

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website & Detroit Public Televisions' new Veterans website:


"Snow Removal Help for Disabled Vets" A new program to assist disabled vets with their snow removal has been started by EverGreen in partership with BOSS Snowplow. For more information call 877-758-4835 or see their attached letter.

"Housing Assistance for Vets" A new VA program, Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) is being run by Southwest Solutions to help low income vets moved into a home of their own. Contact Tamika at Southwest at 313-963-6601, ext 4207. For more infomation see the attached flyer.


"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.

"Saturday, December 13, 2014 (NEW)" The Navy Sea Cadets are hosting a Wreaths Across America at Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Twp, starting at 1PM. Come help place wreaths on all the veteran graves. Afterward they are hosting Tailgate party at 3PM at the American Legion Post 4 on Grosbeck Hwy. A full menu, bake sale, etc., for $5 per person. Contact Jerry at 586-873-5172 if you would like to attend.

"Saturday, December 13, 2014 (NEW)" Wreaths Across American will be placing wreaths at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, starting at 10:30AM. If you wish to participate go to http://www.tiny.cc/WAAGLNC to find out what you can do.

"Saturday, December 13, 2014" St Clair Shores VFW Pst 1146 is hosting a King of Rock & Roll Show at their post, 24404 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores, starting at 7PM. See Rock Harley as Johnny Cash & Matt King as Elvis. Tickets are $20, $35 for two. For more info see attached flyer.

And from our friends at the VFW:

  1. November 27th, 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 27th, 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 28th, 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 28th, 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.
8.      November 28th, 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.
9.      November 30th, 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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