#Veteran Events & Announcements 3/10 to 3/24

Listed below are the events I have for the next 14+ days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are 7 new items.  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:
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

http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
ANNOUNCEMENTS!
"Buddy-2-Buddy March Job Fairs" As stated in the past, B2B simply compiles this list, they are not hosting any. Here is the March 2016 listing!
"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 (Updated website)" 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 to volunteer or participate!
"Vietnam Veterans 50th Anniversary Video" The Vietnam 50 Anniversary Commission has released a video about Vietnam and those that served. This video can be seen here.
EVENTS!
"Thursday, March 10, 2016" University of Detroit - Mercy Law School is hosting a Free Legal Aid Clinic covering the Social Security Disability. This will be held at Sts Peter & Paul Jesuit Church Sanctuary, 438 St Antonie, Detroit, from 9 till 11AM. You must call in advance for a reservation to 313-596-0258. See flyer for more details.
"Thursday, March 10, 2016" Patriot Hockey has teamed up with the Detroit Red Wings to offer discount Red Wing tickets (tonight's game is against the Winnipeg Jets) with $10 of every ticket sold helping out the Fallen & Wounded Solider Fund, a local group in the Detroit area. There are 7 different games thru April that you can get this discount. All games at the Joe starting at 7:30. For more info call Jamie at 313-471-7138, see the attached flyer, of go on-line at www.detroitredwings.com/PatriotsHockey, and use promo code PATRIOTS.
"Saturday, March 12, 2016" Vets Returning Home is hosting its 2nd annual dinner fund-raiser at the Royalty House, 8201 E 13 Mile, Warren, from 6 till 9PM. Tickets are $35 or $45 at the door with all proceeds helping homeless vets. Entertainment by Alibi 5 & Joey Vee. For tickets and more info call 586-216-8510 or seeflyer.
"Sunday, March 13, 2016" Operation Yellow Ribbon & DAV Chapter 129 is hosting Charity Euchre every second Sunday to raise money to asssit recent veterans at DAV 19, 47326 Dequindre Rd, Shelby Twp, from 4 till 6PM. Donation is $7. Snacks will be available. For more info call 248-977-7900 or see flyer.
"Tuesday, March 15, 2016" Oak Park VFW Aux #1407 is having a Firekeepers Casino Fund-raiser to the casino our west. Will leave Oak Park at 9AM and return at 7PM. Cost is $40 per person. For complete details see flyer.
"Thursday, March 17, 2016" Dearborn Legion post 364 is hosting a St Patrick Day Corn Beef & Cabbage dinner, noon till sold out. Cost is $10 per person to eat in. Located at 3001 S Telegraph, Dearborn. See flyer for more details.
"Thursday, March 24, 2016" Patriot Hockey has teamed up with the Detroit Red Wings to offer discount Red Wing tickets (tonight's game is against the Montreal Canadians) with $10 of every ticket sold helping out the Fallen & Wounded Solider Fund, a local group in the Detroit area. There are 7 different games thru April that you can get this discount. All games at the Joe starting at 7:30. For more info call Jamie at 313-471-7138, see the attached flyer, of go online at www.detroitredwings.com/PatriotsHockey, and use promo code PATRIOTS.
"Friday, March 25, 2016 (NEW DATE)" The Pontiac VA Vet Center is hosting a Women's Vet Health Fair from 10AM till 2PM at their office, 44200 Woodward, Ste 108, Pontiac. All women vets & their families are invited to attend. A number of vet orgs will be there to assist with related veteran matters. For more info see flyer.
And from the VFW:
  1. March 10th, Thursday 6:00 p.m. – Old Settlers VFW 4659 Shelby Twp. – "EUCHRE".  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Play starts at 7:00 p.m.  Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Coney Dogs, French Fries and Chili available.  Post 4659 is located at 8311 Wilson in Shelby Twp.  48316.  Phone (586) 781-9109.
  1. March 11th, Friday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  – Bruce Post 1146 St. Clair Shore – "FRIDAY FISH FRY DINNERS".  Bruce Post 1146 is located at 28404 E. Jefferson Avenue in St. Clair Shores.  Just North of 11 Mile Road on the Water Side of Jefferson.
  1. March 11th, Friday 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – VFW Post 1407 Madison Heights – "FRIDAY FISH FRY".  Beer Batter Fish & Fixings for $7.50.  This is "OPEN TO THE PUBLIC", so invite your Family & Friends.  Post 1407 is located at 630 E. 11 Mile Road in Madison Heights 48071.
  1. March 11th, Friday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Menge VFW Post 6756 Center Line – "FRIDAY FISH FRY".  "OPEN TO THE PUBLIC", so invite your Family & Friends.  Post 6756 is located at 25500 Sherwood Avenue in Warren 48091.
  1. March 11th, Friday 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – VFW 1370 Pontiac – "Burger's- $4 w/ fries $5, Devil Dog- $3 w/ fries $4; bacon wrapped "Koegel" hot dog, beans, fresco cheese, and all the fixings including devil sauce, VFW 1370 is located at 791 Mae Court in Pontiac 48340.  Phone (248) 858-9501.

  1. March 14th, Monday 6:15 p.m. – Bruce Post 1146 St. Clair Shores – "MONDAY BINGO".  Doors Open at 5:00 p.m.  Bingo starts at 6:15 p.m.  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Sponsored by Dad Club #193.  BRUCE POST 1146 is located at 28404 Jefferson Avenue in St. Clair Shores.  Just North of 11 Mile Road.

--   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

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