EVENTS FOR OHIO VETERANS

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EVENT: Central Ohio Veterans Stand Down, Columbus, October 17th http://bit.ly/2fHMMq3

At Stand Down, A Veterans only program, many of our guests’ health, housing, and job issues can be helped by one of our 80 plus social service agency representatives.

Guests are able to speak to a “real Person” and get much-needed answers toward solving their challenges.

Some of our partners are Veterans Administration, Volunteers of America, Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH), American Red Cross, Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA), Columbus Aids Task Force (CATF), Columbus Coalition for the Homeless, Columbus Legal Aid Society, Open Shelter, State of Ohio Job and Family Services, plus many more.

If you are a Social Service Provider and would like to donate your services, click HERE.

When you register, you will have the opportunity to describe your service, gift, and logistical needs. If you have questions, please contact Mary Gillette at 614-205-8585


EVENT: Veterans Hiring Fair, Parma Heights, OH, October 19th http://bit.ly/2y4RV6f

The Veteran’s Hiring Fair is Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Parma Heights American Legion Post 703. Bring your discharge paperwork, resumes and be ready to interview

EVENT: Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame to induct its Class of 2017, Dublin, November 9th http://bit.ly/2xz77Is

COLUMBUS, Ohio >> The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2017 class in November.

Officials with the Ohio Department of Veterans Services say the 20 newest members will be inducted in a public ceremony in the Columbus suburb of Dublin on Nov. 9.

The hall was established in 1992 to recognize Ohio veterans who put their skills and abilities to work in their local communities after their military service.

This year’s inductees include veterans from all five branches of the U.S. military.

The 2017 class joins 834 Ohio veterans who have been inducted since 1992. Honorees through the years have included astronauts, community volunteers and former government officials, among others.

The induction will be held at Radiant Life Church in Dublin.