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You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website & Detroit Public Televisions' new Veterans website:
"Metro Airport Freedom Center Needs Volunteers" Freedom Center military lounge at Detroit Metro Airport is looking for 50 - 75 new volunteers. The new volunteers will primarily staff the Freedom Center facility that will be opening at the North Terminal before the end of the year, however we also still need a few volunteers to work at the flagship Freedom Center at the McNamara Terminal. Volunteer duties include (but are not limited to), greeting guests, general light cleaning, stocking of snacks and beverages, logging donations, and assisting guests with questions and needs. Please visit our website at www.mifreedomcenter.org to find out more about volunteering at the Freedom Center, and to download an application.
"B2B July Job Fairs" See attached item for all the job fairs in MI compiled by Buddy2Buddy for July.
"Attn: Macomb County Vets" Laura Rios, Macomb County Vet Services, is revisiting the Transportation to Detroit VA Medical Center. She need volunteer drivers. Please ask your interested veterans if they would like to volunteer and drive a van one day a week. Please have your interested veterans call Bill Browning at 313-576-3332. He is in charge of all the training the volunteer drivers.
"Saturday, July 25, 2015" The Top Gun Shooting Sports Center is hosting a fund raiser for the Metro Airport Freedom Center at their facility, 22050 Pennsylvania Rd, Taylor, from 10AM till 4PM. Raffle for a Smith & Weston 9mm Shield, plus other items, top gun gift certificates, events and activities, children games, etc. For more info contact them at 734-282-8470.
"Saturday, July 25, 2015" The Pine Grove Historical Museum & Blue Star Museum are hosting an Ice Cream Social from 11AM till 5PM, located at 405 Cesar Historical Ave, Pontiac. Civil War cannon fired, exhibits, etc. Admission is $5 per person. For more info see flyer.
"Friday, July 31, 2015" The Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society is hosting their 3rd annual Museum Car Show at thier HQ, located at 16600 Stephens, Eastpointe, from 4 to 8PM. For more info see flyer.
"Sunday, August 2, 2015 (UPDATE)" White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery is hosting its 67th annual Gold Star Mothers day to celebrate the end of World War II. Cemetery is located at 621 W Long Lake Rd, Troy, with ceremony from Noon to 2PM. For more info email Norman or see flyer. New location for luncheon afterwards on flyer.
"Wednesday, August 5, 2015" Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1501 N Saginaw Rd, Midland, is hosting its 5th annual Summer Charity Cruise In from 5 till 9PM. All proceeds will go to the Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund. Suggested entry is $4. For more info call 989-832-3667 or see flyer.
"Wednesday, August 5, 2015" The Yankee Air Museum is hosting another in their free series on WWII. This month the topic is how Detroit became the Arsenal of Democracy, by Gregory Summer. This is a free event at Willow Run in the General Purpose Room of the Museum, starting at 7:30PM.
"Friday, August 7, 2015" Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is having a BBQ fundraiser to help veterans obtain medical service dogs. The event will take place at Barrister Gardens, 24225 Harper, St Clair Shores, from 5 till 10PM. Tickets are $35 in advance on-line. Pig roast, beer/wine, entertainment, silent auction, and more. Call 248-268-3167 for more information.
"Saturday, August 8, 2015" The Detroit Area Marines Foundation is hosting a 5K/10K run at Historic Fort Wayne (Detroit) starting at 8AM. Run thru military history with local Marines. Each runner shirt. For more info visit their website or see flyer.
"Saturday, August 8, 2015" The Ladies Aux of White Lake VFW Post 4156 is hosting a USO Theme Dance from 6PM till Midnight at their post, 321 Union Lake Rd, White Lake. Advance tickets ar $20. For more info call 248-770-0083 or see flyer.
"Saturday, August 8, 2015" The Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund is hosting charity softball games played during Milford Memories at Central Park in Milford. Raffles, etc., along with softball. For more info call Tim at 248-497-5670 or see flyer.
"Tuesday, August 11, 2015 (NEW)" Detroit Goodwill Industries is hosting a Good Jobs Career Fair & workshops at their location, 3111 Grand River, Detroit, from 9AM till 1PM. For complete info call 313-557-8607 or see flyer.
"Thursday to Sunday, August 13 to 16, 2015 " The Yankee Air Museum is hosting a raffle to take you and your friends up in a WWII B-17 bomber, along with other prizes. For more info see flyer. For tickets visit there website.
-- Tim Wirkus Volunteer Southfield Veterans' Commission email@example.com www.southfieldvets.org