#Veteran Events & Announcements 2/8 to 2/25

Listed below are only the events I have for the next 14+ days here in the Metro Detroit area, of which there are 3 new items (we're into our slow time). You can also go to the Legion 328 website to download any flyer for these and future events (thru May) at  http://www.legionpost328.org/events.html

If your group has an event benefiting veterans, or you hear of an event, please share with me so I can share with the veteran community.  I would rather get an event 3 times than not at all!  Please make sure any flyer lists address of event and a contact person!

You can also find many other veteran events & information for Veterans on the State of MI Veterans website and a few others:
http://www.michiganveterans.com/home/Calendar.aspx

http://www.hostmtb.org/RADs_and_Other_Retiree-Veterans_Events.html#MI
https://sites.google.com/site/miveteranevents/home/military

ANNOUNCEMENTS!

"Home Front Strong" This is an 8 week program to help military or veteran spouses/partners prepare for, cope with, or rebound from the challenges of deployment and military life. Participants can receive $140 for completing. For complete info and locations see flyer.

"Free (or discounted) Tickets to Local Events" Vet Tickets offers free, or discounted, tickets to sporting events, concerts, etc. Visit their website to sign up and view events.

EVENTS!

"Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (NEW)" Stonecrest of Rochester Hills is welcoming all veterans to a Valentine's Day breakfast at 650 Letica Dr, Rochester starting at 10AM. Free to all veterans and their families. For more info call them at 248-656-1403 or see flyer.

"Thursday, February 15, 2018" The Desert Angel's are hosting another in their ongoing Packing Parties for the troops serving overseas, today at the Oakland Sportsman's Club, 4770 Waterford Rd, Clarkston, from 4 till 6PM. Our TROOPS are in need of the following items: VALENTINE COOKIES, COFFEE, HOT CHOCOLATE, GIRL SCOUT COOKIES, letters of encouragement. EVERYTHING from wipes, to food products, to snacks like dried fruits, nuts, meats, tuna etc. gum, candy.. even chocolate!! New socks and more socks, toiletries, so many items they do NOT have excess to. This is an opportunity to serve our TROOPS as they serve our country. YOU can make a difference!

"Saturday, February 17, 2018" The Royal Oak Legion Riders, from post 253, is hosting an Euchre Tournament starting at 7PM, doors open at 6, at their hall at 1505 N Main, Royal Oak. $10 entry fee. For more info see flyer.

"Saturday, February 17, 2018" VFW Post 7573 -COVE 35011 23 Mile Rd. New Baltimore, Phone 586-725-7100, is hosting a POLISH DINNER. $12.00 PER PERSON MENU: STUFFED CABBAGE, PIEROGIS, FRESH / SMOKED KIELBASA, KRAUT, ROLLS AND DESSERT. TICKETS LIMITED TO 100.

"Sunday, February 18, 2018" VFW Post 7573 -COVE 35011 23 Mile Rd. New Baltimore, Phone 586-725-7100, is hosting a MEAT BINGO. $1.00 PER STICK 5 ROUNDS 3 WINNERS PER ROUND.

"Sunday, February 18, 2018 " Berkley American Legion is hosting a Breakfast fundraiser On the third Sunday of the month At the Berkley American Legion Post 372 at 2079 W.12 mile rd. between Woodward and Coolidge 248-542-7668 Doors open at 8:30 am with food service 9am - 12 noon

"Sunday, February 18, 2018 (NEW)" The Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society is hosting another in there series of lectures on Metro Detroit in the World Wars. Today's lecture is on the Polar Bears, the American North Russia Expedition Force in Russia, 1918-1919. Admission by donation at 16600 Stephens, Eastpointe, starting at 2PM. For more info see flyer.

"Thursday, February 22, 2018 " The Canton Community Foundation is hosting a veterans job fair at Madonna University, 36600 Schoolcraft, Livonia, from 10 till 2PM. See flyer for info.

"Thursday, February 22, 2018 (NEW)" Soldiers' Angels is hosting another free food for vets mobile pantry from Noon till 2PM at the American Legion Post 375, 19486 Sherwood, Detroit. You must register in advance at 210-629-0020. See flyer for more info.

"Saturday, February 24, 2018" The Fallen & Wounded Soldier Fund is hosting its 13th annual Dinner, Dance, Auction, at the MGM Grand in Detroit starting at 4PM, with program starting at 6PM. Noted speaker will be former House Representative Mike Rogers. For complete info call 248-417-6984 or see flyer.

"Sunday, February 25, 2018 " The MI Military Technical & Historical Society is hosting another in their free lecture series on the Detroit area during the war at their location at 16600 Stephens, Eastpointe, starting at 2PM. Dennis Skupinski will share tales from the home front during WW 1. Admission by donation. See flyer for more info.

--   Tim Wirkus  USAF 66-70  VFW 2645  Life Member  VVA 154 Life Member  DAV 19 Life Member  AM Legion 14 Member  Sfd Vet Commission Member

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