#Veteran Events & Announcements 5/28 to 6/11

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are many! Things are picking up since this event listing which has 9 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:


"Buddy-2-Buddy Job Fairs" See attached for a complete listing of the B2B job fairs in Michigan for the month of May.

"Founding of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)" A film documentary about the founding of the VVA is being finished up and will soon be released on a DVD. Cost of the DVD will be $15 each, less if ordered in quanties. A trailer for the movie can be seen at their official website. For pre-release ordering see flyer.


"Thursday, May 28, 2015" Oakland County Veteran Services will be at the Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen, Southfield, from 10AM till 2PM to assist Oakland County veterans in filing a claim with the VA. This will be by appointment only! For more information or to schedule an appointment contact the Oakland County Veterans Service office at 248-858-0785 or see attached flyer.

"Tuesday, June 2, 2015" Detroit Goodwill Industries is hosting their Operation Good Jobs Career Fair at their HQ located at 3111 Grand River, Detroit, from 9AM till 1PM. Bring your resume! For more info call them at 313-557-8607 or see flyer.

"Wednesday, June 3, 2015 " The Yankee Air Museum is hosting another in their history series, in the General Purpose Room Willow Run Airport, stating at 7:30PM. This month's speaker will be discussing the history of Willow Run during World War II. Admission is free.

"Friday, June 5, 2015" The Tunnel to Towers Foundation, along with General Motors, is hosting a gala at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center, on Jefferson, starting at 6PM. Featured speaker will be GM Chair Mary Barra. Proceeds to benefit the Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund. For ticket info and more complete details see flyer.

"Friday, June 5, 2015 (NEW)" The Dove Fund, which builds schools, hospitals, etc., in Vietnam, mostly with Vietnam Veterans, is hosting its 15th annual golf outing at the South Toledo Golf Club, 3915 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, with a 11:30AM shotgun start. Price includes 18 holes, prime rib dinner, awards. For complete info see their website or attached flyer.

"Saturday, June 6, 2015" The Michigan War Dog Memorial will be holding a funeral for Cody, a certified service dog and honorary member of AMVETS post 2006 at Noon. The cemetery is located at 25805 Milford Rd, S Lyon. For other details contact them at 248-685-8307.

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


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