Spokane Veterans Stand Down & Resource Fair
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lt. Col Dave Lucas, USMC, Ret
Regional Veterans to be Served October 15th at
Spokane Veterans Stand Down and Resource Fair
Spokane, WA – The Third Annual Spokane Veterans Stand Down and Resource Fair will take place on Saturday, October 15th, from 10am-3pm at the Salvation Army Campus located at 222 East Indiana Avenue.
The free event will give regional Veterans and their families an opportunity to learn about community resources including health care, housing solutions, employment, education, legal services, food assistance, free haircuts, mental health counseling, suicide prevention and other services. Spokane County Regional Veteran Services, Spokane Vet Center and VA representatives will be available to assist Veterans who need help with benefits and accessing services. Surplus items will be available to eligible attendees.
“This community-based outreach event is a one-day collaboration of local business partners, Veteran service organizations, Veterans Affairs and volunteers,” said organizer Dave Lucas, who leads the planning committee.
“It provides our regional Veterans an opportunity to connect with benefits and resources, enjoy a free lunch and meet other veterans.”
The Spokane Veterans Stand Down and Resource Fair is a collaboration of Veteran service organizations, community business partners and volunteers including Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest, Salvation Army, WorkSource, Veterans First Board, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Spokane County Regional Veteran Services, Red Cross, Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center, Veterans Affairs, Heidi Duty, Sports Clips, Grand Canyon University Military Division and Eastern Washington University Dental Hygiene Department.