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#Veteran Events & Announcements 2/26 to 3/5

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 6 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!"Free Tickets for Vets" WHO WE ARE - Veteran Tickets Foundation AKA Vet Tix (CFC# 44909) is a nationally recognized 501c3 Veterans Support Organization whose mission is to "give something to those who gave." Vet Tix teams up with major sports teams, leagues, …

Visiting Senator Stabenow

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The American legion Consolidated Post Reports (2014-2015)-- CPR

Please Fill Out Your Consolidated Post Report
The 2014-5 TAL CPR is now available on the post portal for mylegion.org. This on-line version now has a drop down box that the post may add up to 1024 characters of events that are not covered in the CPR or to add comments on what they are doing in the community. The CPR is also available on the National website at http://www.legion.org/publications . It is a fill able form which can also be used by the post but has to downloaded and mailed to the department. Lastly, the hard copy CPR forms are suppose to be delivered to National by the printer on Monday, Feb 22nd. As soon as they are received, we will mail to the departments next week.

#Veteran Events & Announcements 2/12 to 2/19

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 5 new items, one of which is our first golf outing!  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!"Women Marines Need Your Help!" The Women Marines Association Motor City Chapter is working to not only send our troops a card but to break the Guinness World Record for the most cards sent from a single location. To do thi…

American Legion to hold VA Benefits Center in Flint Feb 14th 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAmerican Legion to hold VA Benefits Center in FlintFebruary 14th, 2015LANSING (FEB 6, 2015) - The American Legion Department of Michigan will be holding a Veteran Affairs Benefit Center Saturday February 14th, 2015 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center, 5353 Gateway Center, Flint, MI 48507. The center will occur during the Departments annual Winter Meeting and the benefit center is open to the public. The center is open to all veterans, spouses, active-duty, or families who have questions about the benefits they have earned. Accredited Veteran Service Officers will be on hand to answer questions, file claims, and/or note concerns members of the community have about their VA care. Appointments will be on a first come first serve basis."Since the Phoenix VA scandal broke, veterans have had concerns and many questions about their benefits and filed claims", said Gary Easterling, the Michigan Legion Veteran Services Director, "We want…

FritoLay #Job opening on Thursday, February 12th

The Motown East Zone has openings for 2 part-time detailer positions.  The online applicant system will be turned on at 9:00 AM Thursday, February 12, 2015 and will close once we have 30 applicants for detailer positions.  All applicants must apply on line at www.fritolayemployment.com.  Advise your client group to enter zip code 48313 to access available positions and follow the prompts.  Individuals who wish to request a reasonable accommodation will find a link, as well as a phone number on the fritolayemployment website. Further information, job descriptions and process are detailed on the website.   If you have any questions, please contact Brian Tokarz at 586-276-4106.

Online Prescription Tracker Gives Veterans 24/7 Online Access to Status

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Veterans AFFAIRS VA News Release Online Prescription Tracker Gives Veterans 24/7 Online Access to Status 02/04/2015 01:55 PM EST Online Prescription Tracker Gives Veterans 24/7 Online Access to StatusRecommendation Made by VA Employee, 2013 SAVE Award Winner Veterans can now track the status of most of their prescriptions online, thanks to an innovative idea by a Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) employee. The new 24/7 service allows online tracking for most prescriptions mailed from the VA Mail Order Pharmacy.The Prescription Tracker was recommended by VA employee Kenneth Siehr, a winner of the President's 2013 Securing Americans Value and Efficiency (SAVE) Award. Siehr's idea focused on the use of technology as a way to save money and improve the services VA provides to its patients."Our nation's Veterans deserve a first-class pharmacy and quality customer service as a part of the exceptional health care available from VA," said Siehr, the National Director …

American Legion to hold VA Benefits Center in Flint Feb 14th 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAmerican Legion to hold VA Benefits Center in FlintFebruary 14th, 2015LANSING (FEB 6, 2015) - The American Legion Department of Michigan will be holding a Veteran Affairs Benefit Center Saturday February 14th, 2015 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center, 5353 Gateway Center, Flint, MI 48507. The center will occur during the Departments annual Winter Meeting and the benefit center is open to the public. The center is open to all veterans, spouses, active-duty, or families who have questions about the benefits they have earned. Accredited Veteran Service Officers will be on hand to answer questions, file claims, and/or note concerns members of the community have about their VA care. Appointments will be on a first come first serve basis."Since the Phoenix VA scandal broke, veterans have had concerns and many questions about their benefits and filed claims", said Gary Easterling, the Michigan Legion Veteran Services Director, "We want…

#Veterans Events & Announcements 2/5 to 2/12

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…

American Legion to hold VA Benefits Center in Flint, Michigan February 14th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAmerican Legion to hold VA Benefits Center in FlintFebruary 14th, 2015LANSING (FEB 6, 2015) – The American Legion Department of Michigan will be holding a Veteran Affairs Benefit Center Saturday February 14th, 2015 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center, 5353 Gateway Center, Flint, MI 48507. The center will occur during the Departments annual Winter Meeting and the benefit center is open to the public. The center is open to all veterans, spouses, active-duty, or families who have questions about the benefits they have earned.  Accredited Veteran Service Officers will be on hand to answer questions, file claims, and/or note concerns members of the community have about their VA care.  Appointments will be on a first come first serve basis."Since the Phoenix VA scandal broke, veterans have had concerns and many questions about their benefits and filed claims", said Gary Easterling, the Michigan Legion Veteran Services Director…

Livingston launches new initiative to hire more military veterans

Livingston International launches initiative to hire military #veterans
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAttention Business EditorsFebruary 4, 2015DETROIT- Livingston International, a leading North American customs broker and trade compliance company, is launching an initiative to hire more military veterans in its U.S. offices.
Noting that their military service provides veterans with valuable skills such as adaptability, mission-focus and a strong work ethic, Livingston announces its commitment to veterans at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's "Hiring our Heroes" job fair on Saturday, February 7 at the John A. Dingell VA Medical Center.
"We are proud to sponsor the 'Hiring our Heroes' job fair, and provide employment opportunities for veterans through our new hiring initiative," said Matt Goodman, President, Global Trade Management. "At Livingston we recognize the contributions and sacrifice that veterans have made on behalf of our country. Our goal for …

#JOBS Open Positions - Lowes 320 Marketplace Blvd, Lansing, MI 48917

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Hello,I am sending this email to ensure you are aware of the current open positions with Lowe's on the west side of Lansing.We are located at 320 Marketplace BlvdLansing, MI 48917Interested applicants can apply at www.lowes.com/careersSearch via the zip code 48917Ensure any contacts you send the apply are aware that they will need to enter their email address and they will need to complete the People Answers Assessment to be considered for interview.  The assessment is emailed to them after they apply.The following are the current seasonal (temporary) positions we have openJob IDJob Posting TitleDepartmentLocation #TypeNumber of Jobs815636BRStore Seasonal Employee0704 - Cashiers (Front)0777Seasonal 5815635BRLoader Store Seasonal Employee0707 - Loaders (Front)0777Seasonal 2815634BRStore Seasonal Employee0604 - Day Stocking0777Seasonal 3