Help for veterans at fair

Published on September 09, 2019

Veterans invited to Sept. 24 fair to learn about benefits, connect with resources

More than 30 organizations that serve military veterans and their families will be available at the West Metro Veterans Fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the Lakewood Elks Lodge #1777, 1455 Newland St.

Free and open to the public, the West Metro Veterans Fair provides an opportunity for anyone who has served in the military and their families to learn about benefits, counseling, employment, health care and housing options. Flu shots and hepatitis screenings will be available at no cost. There also will be opportunities for one-on-one discussions with exhibitors at the fair and a free barbecue to enjoy.

The City of Lakewood and the Lakewood Elks Lodge #1777 are hosting the fair to serve the veterans in the community and to assist them with learning about their benefits, resources and organizations serving military personnel.

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