Ann Arbor News: Veterans and their families invited to resource fair in Washtenaw County
ANN ARBOR, MI - Military veterans and their families can receive help with education services, counseling and healthcare services at a Friday, May 4, event in Washtenaw County.
The Veterans Resource Fair is from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at VFW Post 423 at 3230 S. Wagner Road in Ann Arbor.
The event was created to "provide veterans and their family members with access to resources earned through their service to our country" and is co-hosted by U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell and Tim Walberg.
According to the U.S. Census, there are around 14,500 military veterans living in Washtenaw County. At least 2,100 have a service-related disability.
Organizations and people in attendance include:
- American Legion
- Attorney General - Consumer Protection
- Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County
- Concordia University
- Dearborn Vet Center
- Detroit VARO (Veterans Benefits Administration)
- Disabled American Veterans
- Great Lakes National Cemetery
- Habitat for Humanity Huron Valley
- Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA)
- National Guard Family Assistance Center
- Operation: Military Resources
- State Representative Donna Lasinski
- Talent Investment Agency, Veterans' Employment Services
- VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
- VA Loan Guaranty Division
- Veterans History Project
For more information, contact Dingell's office at 313-278-2936 or Walberg's office at 517-780-9075.
This article originally appeared in the May 2 edition of the Ann Arbor News.