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American Legion Post 328 Southfield Event Calendar - Please contact the Post for additional information:
"Weekly Detroit RUCK" Every Sunday Team Red/White/Blue, and 22 Until None, are hosting a RUCK starting at 10AM at Bobcat Bonnie's, 1800 Michigan, Detroit. Ends back at Bobcat Bonnie's around noon, about 4 to 6 mile RUCK. Bring any weight or none! For more info email Mike at Team RWB.
"The Wall That Heals" The Wall that Heals, an exact replica of the Wall in Washington, DC, from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is coming to Howell at the Livingston County Spencer Hardy Airport August 23rd thru 26th. This event is hosted by DAV chapter 125. Help is needed with set-up, Honor Guard, teardown. If you can be of help call Anne Marie at 313-898-1086 or goto their website. For a lot more info see flyer, or their Facebook Page.
"Get Your VA ID Card" For those vets not receiving medical benefits from the VA but would like the new ID Card for discounts at stores & shops, etc., visit the official source here. "Pre-Approval Form for Burial at a National Cemetery" You can submit a form to the VA for pre-approval to be burial at a National Cemetery. Note: Understand they are 11 months behind in processing. The Form 40-1007 is here.
"Every Wednesday" Weekly classic car "Cruz'n VVA 528" every Wednesday from 5 PM to 8 PM. Burgers, hotdogs, beer, raffles at the VFW Post 6695, 1426 S Mill St, Plymouth, MI 48170.
"Saturday, July 14, 2018" The Knights of Columbus is hosting its 23rd annual Golf Outing to support the Veterans Support Center, at Cracklewood Golf Club, 18215 24 Mile, Macomb. Will start with a shotgun at 1:30PM. Cost is $100 per golfer. For complete details and registration form, see flyer.
"Saturday, July 14, 2018" Once again this year Boats4vets will be hosting its annual outing on Lake St Clair, launching from the Idle Hour Yacht Club on Harsens Island at 10AM. This is a free event for all vets, but you must RSVP by the 9th at 810-512-4660. For more info see flyer.
"Sunday, July 15, 2018" Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 154, is hosting a Car Show from 8AM till 10:30AM at St Clair Shores VFW, 28404 Jefferson. Funds raised will assist the VVA food Pantry. Complete details and registration Form on flyer.
"Friday, July 20, 2018 " The metro airport Freedom Center is hosting its' 2nd annual golf fundraiser at Whispering Willows Golf Course, 20500 Newburgh Rd, Livonia, with a 10:30 registration/lunch/warm-up, and a Noon shotgun start. For more info visit their website or see flyer. NOTE: Since opening its doors in 2011 the center has served over 475,000 active duty troops, dependents, & veterans!
"Monday, July 30, 2018 " The Student Veterans Association (SVA) at Oakland University, is hosting a golf outing at the Pine Trace Golf Club, 3600 Pine Trace Blvd, Rochester Hills, with a shotgun start at 9AM. $90 per golfer and includes 18 holes, lunch, and dinner. To register visit their website. For more info see flyer.
"Friday, August 3, 2018 " The Selfridge Military Museum is hosting a Historic Tea starting at 11AM, at the museum on Selfridge. Featured speaker is Donnaleen Lanktree who will present a history of Rosie the Riveter. Tickets are $35 but you must register by June 30th and complete other steps for admission to base. Call Lori at 586-556-5864 and see flyer.
"Saturday, August 4, 2018 " The Great Lakes National Cemetery Advisory Board is hosting its 10th annual golf outing at the Lapeer Country Club, 3786 Hunt Rd, Papeer, with 8AM shotgun start. $100 per golfer which includes breakfast, lunch, and steak dinner. For more info and to register see flyer.
"Saturday, August 4, 2018 " Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 154, is holding its' annual Golf Outing at Fernhill Golf Course, 17600 Clinton River Rd, Clinton Twp, with an 8AM registration, 9AM shotgun start. Cost is $90 per golfer which includes continental breakfast, lunch, BBQ dinner. See flyer for complete information.
"Monday August 6, 2018 " The Polish League of American Veterans, Post 16, is hosting a Classic Car Show from 5 till 8PM at their post, 25222 Warren, Dearborn Hgts. Food tent, cash bar, basket of cheer. For info call John at 313-205-4066, or see flyer.
"Thursday, August 23, 2018 " The American Society of Employers and the Southfield Veterans Commission are hosting a Veterans Job Fair at the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen, Southfield, from 8AM till 11AM. Resume & interview workshops. For more info see flyer.
"Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, August 23 thru 26, 2018 " The Wall that Heals, an exact replica of the Wall in Washington, DC, from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is coming to Howell at the Livingston County Spencer Hardy Airport. This event is hosted by DAV chapter 125. Help is needed with set-up, Honor Guard, teardown. If you can be of help call Anne Marie at 313-898-1086 or go to their website. For a lot more info see flyer, their Facebook Page.
"Monday September 3, 2018 " The Polish League of American Veterans, Post 16, is hosting a Classic Car Show from 5 till 8PM at their post, 25222 Warren, Dearborn Hgts. Food tent, cash bar, basket of cheer. For info call John at 313-205-4066, or see flyer.
""Thursday, September 13, 2018 (NEW)" The Detroit VA Hospital is holding a Mental Health Summit from 8:30AM till 3PM at the Federal Reserve Bank, 1600 E Warren, Detroit. The main topic under discussion will be suicide prevention, with guest speaker Steve Windom. Pre regristation required at this link. See flyer for more info.