#Veteran Events & Announcements 1/1 to 1/8

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 2 new items.  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:


Happy New Year!

"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.

"Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund Interview" The FWSF is an organization here in Michigan that assist veterans in financial need, many here in the tri-county area. The Hollywood Reporter recently interviewed a number of people about this program and can be seen at http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/see-interview-free-canton-mich-760526


"Wednesday, January 7, 2015" The Yankee Air Museum will be hosting another in their free semiars, 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.

"Saturday, January 17, 2015 (NEW)" The American Legion Rider's Post 32 are hosting their 9th annual Polar Bear Steak Fry from 5 to 8PM at their post, located at 9318 Newburgh Rd, Livonia. Cost is $18, non dinner is $10. Includes 10oz New York Strip, baked patato, etc. For more information contact Debbie at 734-502-7274 or see flyer.

"Friday, January 23, 2015 (NEW)" Autumn Woods Health Care Facility is hosting a fund raiser for Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 at Sterling Lanes, 33200 Schoenherr Rd, Sterling Hgts, from 6 to 8PM. Admission at the door is $15 but $10 if paid in advance, which includes blowling, shoes, pop, & pizza. For more information contact Kim at 586-306-0976 or see flyer.

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


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