Veterans Fair on Oct 20

Published on September 14, 2022

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Veterans invited to Oct. 20 fair to learn about benefits, get vaccinated and connect with resources

Sept. 14, 2022 – More than 40 organizations that serve military veterans and their families will be available at the West Metro Veterans Fair, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Lakewood Elks Lodge #1777, 1455 Newland St.

This event is free to the public and will feature 101 1st Airborne Vietnam veteran John Thompson, a Silver Star Medal and Bronze Star Medal recipient, as the guest speaker. The West Metro Veterans Fair, hosted by Lakewood and the Elks Lodge, provides resources and information for anyone who has served in the military and their families to learn about benefits, counseling, employment, health care and housing options.

Flu shots, COVID-19 vaccinations and hepatitis screenings will be available at no cost. There will also be opportunities for one-on-one discussions with exhibitors at the fair and a free barbecue for all to enjoy.

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