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Judge Zatkoff instrumental in starting the MIA/POW movement in 1975

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Late Judge Zatkoff personified professionalism, civility, colleague saysLawrence Zatkoff By Jameson Cook, The Macomb Daily Posted: 01/26/15, 1:04 PM EST | Updated: 49 mins ago 0 CommentsThe late federal court Judge Lawrence Zatkoff was the consummate jurist, according to longtime colleague Judge George Steeh III."Professionalism and civility, he personified that," Steeh said Monday.Zatkoff, a St. Clair Shores resident, died Thursday following an extended illness. He was 75. "He was a great guy, a great judge and ran a very efficient courtroom," Steeh said. "He expected lawyers to be prepared, and he expected a great deal of civility. He expected excellence from attorneys and pretty much got it."All of us who knew him are grateful for the chance to work with him and appreciate what he brought to the profession as a whole. We're all going to miss him."Longtime friend and former colleague J. Russell LaBarge Jr., a Harper Woods-based attorn…

#Veteran Events & Announcements 1/29 to 2/5

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area.  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:
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!"Attention Riders!" The MI Freedom Center at the Delta Terminal at Metro, and the center at the Troy MEPS, has served over 137,000 veterans, dependants, new enlistees, & retirees since opening in 2011. We would request when working on your 2015 ride calendar…

Lowe's of Monroe, MI is #Hiring #Jobs

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Good afternoon everyone – just a quick update on current posted positions at Lowe's of Monroe, MiI'm currently seeking:1 Full Time PSI – This position has very specific skill requirements (see below)The Project Specialist - Interiors (PSI) is a salary plus commission sales and design position that executes the Lowe's interior selling model. The PS-I position plays the primary, customer-facing role in designing and coordinating the development of a kitchen and/or bath project that meets the needs and expectations of the client. The PS-I will collaborate with the store's sales team, general contractor, production office, vendors, and Store Management to ensure "Best in class" customer experiences, while meeting sales and margin expectations.

The PS-I will positively impact kitchen and bath project sales volume, margin, project completion, and customer satisfaction by doing the following:

Build relationships with clients and proactively communicate thr…

#Veteran Events & Announcements 1/22 to 1/29

Listed below are the events I have for the next 21 days here in the Metro Detroit area.  I have attached my latest event listing which has 3 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:
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!"Wreaths Across America, Part 2" The wreath program in December was a huge sucess with over 11,000 wreaths placed by over 2500 volunteers. But now those wreaths need to be taken down and the Holly National Cemetery needs your help. Starting at 10AM on aturday, January …

#Veteran Events & Announcements 1/15/2015 to 1/22/2015

Listed below are the events I have for the next 21 days here in the Metro Detroit area.  I have attached my latest event listing which has 4 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:
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!"Wreaths Across America, Part 2" The wreath program in December was a huge sucess with over 11,000 wreaths placed by over 2500 volunteers. But now those wreaths need to be taken down and the Holly National Cemetery needs your help. Starting at 10AM on aturday, January …

#Veteran Events & Announcements 1/8 to 1/15

Listed below are the events I have for the next 21 days here in the Metro Detroit area.  I have attached my latest event listing which has 4 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:
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!"Volunteers needed at the VA Dingell Hospital" The Detroit VA Healthcare System is hosting the 2015 OEF-OIF Welcome Home Event on Saturday, February 7 from 8a – 1pm. As part of our mission to help returning service men and women as they transition, we are providing a H…

#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:
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!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…

Wreaths Across America/removal - Saturday, January 24th, beginning at 10 AM

On Saturday, December 13, 2014, an estimated 2,500 participants placed 11,000 + wreaths on Veterans graves at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. There were three (3) semis fully loaded with the wreaths. Scroll down in the article by Sharon Longman in the Oakland Press,from 12/28/14, to see the story (link shown below). http://www.theoaklandpress.com/lifestyle/20141227/american-legion-commander-receives-statewide-award-for-helping-homeless-veterans The wreaths are scheduled to be removed on SATURDAY, JANUARY 24th, BEGINNING AT 10AM. Any and all assistance will be greatly appreciated. This message is being "blind copied to all my Veteran contacts, friends, family, and media contacts to "spread the word". I'm hoping to get the C & G newspapers to get an article in all of the community newspapers in the Metro area. Sharon Longman of the Oakland Press, and Linda May of the Macomb Daily have always helped, in getting the word out, in print. I'm al…

Home Depot grants available to American Legion Posts, Legionnaires

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Dear American Legion department and national leaders:

Improvement projects at American Legion posts and necessary home repairs for veterans in need are eligible to receive grants from The Home Depot Foundation, a longtime supporter of The American Legion. The Home Depot Foundation announced at National Convention last summer that it is dedicating no less than $1 million for American Legion projects throughout the country.

The Home Depot Foundation grants provide American Legion posts with funds and volunteer help to fix the little things that make huge differences: weatherizing windows, insulating attics, interior and exterior painting, installing new ceiling tiles, replacing fans and replacing flooring. Additionally, these grants provide an opportunity for Legion posts to aid veterans in need of home repairs. For one example, on Veterans Day, The Home Depot volunteers made repairs to the St. Louis home of a Vietnam War veteran. A similar effort made a life-changing differen…