#Veteran Events & Announcements 12/25 to 1/1/15

Listed below are the events I have for the next 21 days here in the Metro Detroit area, and things are slowing down.  I have attached my latest event listing which has 1 new item.  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.


"Monday, January 5, 2015" CARE of SE Michigan is starting a program to assist female veterans with problems of trauma, substance abuse, etc., at the Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield, Clinton Twp, from 6 to 8PM, every Monday till March 5th. Cost is $30 but can be waived. For more info see flyer.

"Wednesday, January 7, 2015 (NEW)" The Yankee Air Museum will be hosting another in their free seminars, starting at 7PM in the General Purpose Room. The subject for this seminar will be a "Dress Rehearsal for the Arsenal," about Detroit's involvement in World War 1. The museum is located at Willow Run Airport. See flyer for more information.

"Thursday, January 15, 2015" 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 Tenant Rights. To register call Alesa at the Law School at 313-596-0258. See flyer for other upcoming clinics.

Nothing going on with the VFW this week either!
--   Tim Wirkus  Volunteer  Southfield Veterans' Commission  southfieldvets@prodigy.net  www.southfieldvets.org


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