#Veteran Events & Announcements 1/7 to 1/21
Listed below are the events I have for the next 14 days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are only 2 new items, slow with the holidays here! You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these future events at 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:
"Freedom Center @ North Terminal Now Open!" The Metro Airport North Freedom Center has oponed, at gate D-17. The hours of operation, however, are limited due to a lack of volunteers! We need you! You get free parking at the airport (handy when you go on vacation) and a chance to serve the troops as they pass thru. To volunteer visit the Freedom Center website and go to volunteer.
"Free Legal Services" The Legal Aid & Defender Association, Inc., is hosting numerous (17 to be exact) free legal clinics (priority for vets) in both Oakland & Macomb counties for the next 6 months, all starting at 10AM. See Oakland flyer for those dates & locations. Macomb flyer for their dates & locations. More info at 877-964-4700 in Oakland County, 586-465-1344 in Macomb.
"VA Golden Age Games coming to Detroit" The VA Golden Age Games are coming to Detroit in July 2016. This will be open to all veterans that are enrolled in the VA Health System. To get a sneak peek see early flyer or visit their new website!
"Buddy-2-Buddy MI Job Fairs" See attachment for the job fairs in MI for January. Again, B2B does not host these events, they simply compile the data.
EVENTS!"Thursday, January 14, 2016" The Virtual Center of Excellence is hosting a Veterans Mental Health First Aid Training seminar at their location, 36300 Warren Rd, Westland, from 8:30 till 4:30PM, with lunch provided. This is a free program and very informative so for a complete description on what is covered and who should attend see attached flyer.
"Friday, January 15, 2016" Autumn Woods Health Care is hosting a Bowling Fund Raiser for Vets Returning Home at Bonanza Bowling Alley, 24600 Hoover, Warren, starting at 6:15PM. Cost is $15 at the door and includes bowling, shoes, pop, & pizza. For more info call Kim at 586-996-0445 or see flyer.
"Sunday, January 17, 2016 (NEW)" The Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society is presenting another in their series of lectures on WWII, this time on Amphibious Warfare in the Pacific. Guest speaker is Professor Bruce Zellers from Oakland University. The museum is located at 166600 Stephens, Eastpointe, with the event starting at 2PM, admission by donation. For more info see flyer.
"Tuesday, January 19, 2016" The MI Department of Agriculture & Rural Development, along with MSU Institute of Agriculture Technology, is starting a program for vets wanting to learn food production, processing, etc. This is an 8 week program and VA approved training. For complete info & to enroll call Cat at 313-297-0091 or see flyer.
-- Tim Wirkus USAF 66-70 VFW 2645 Life Member VVA 154 Life Member DAV 19 Life Member AM Legion 328 Member Sfd Vet Commission Member