6th West Metro Veterans Fair in Lakewood, Colorado
WWII Veteran Maurice L. Howland
The 6th West Metro Veterans Fair, once again, provided our veterans with a one stop information and services available to veterans. WWII Veteran Maurice L. Howland, who attended the fair, will be 95 this January. Since the 6th West Metro Veterans Fair is focused on our veterans well-being and health, the face of Mr. Howland and all of our veterans are important reminders why this non-profit informational fair is so significant . With the information and help for our veterans and their families found at this event, the intention is for all of our veterans to celebrate their 95th birthday, and beyond.
Many organizations, and volunteers from our veteran and civilian communities work together to accomplish this goal. Following are just a few of the forty six exhibitors who participated in the 6th West Metro Veterans Fair. Continue reading 6th West Metro Veterans Fair
UPCOMING WEST METRO VETERANS FAIR (WMVF)
Once again, Lakewood is gearing up for their annual West Metro Veterans Fair (WMVF). Veteran Scott Hefty, the City of Lakewood Municipal Court Chief Probation Officer, is at the helm of this important event. Please share this information with our veteran community . This year’s date is Tuesday, September 26, 2017 @ 1pm to 4pm.
From Scott Hefty: “The West Metro Veterans Fair (WMVF) is now in its 5th year. This event originally started out as a grass-roots endeavor in 2013. It was developed by the City of Lakewood to provide an informative forum for veterans and their family members. Veterans were able to learn about and access the wide variety of services and interventions available by non-profit organizations as well as at the local, state and the federal government level. This veterans fair has grown into the event it is today through the efforts of many, including Lodge #1777.
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Mary Ann Valeska welcoming WWII Navy Veteran Robert Eccles to the West Metro Veterans Fair
The West Metro Veterans Fair gathered 40+ exhibitors for their 2016 Fair held at the Elks Lakewood Lodge #1777. Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul gave opening remarks. City Councilman Pete Roybal presented Vietnam War Veterans with a 50th Anniversary lapel pin. Nurses were available to administer FREE Flu shots, along with blood pressure and glucose readings. It was a beautiful day where a FREE lunch was provided by the Lakewood Elks Club and the Friends of Valor Point outside on the patio. Continue reading West Metro Veterans Fair 2016
Re-Dedication of WWII Memorial, Lakewood High School, 9700 W. 8th Ave., Lakewood CO
“LEST WE FORGET, THOSE OF LAKEWOOD SCHOOLS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN WORLD WAR II: Rags (Radcliffe) Addenbrooke, Ray Junior Brannaman, John B. Bray, Dale Broman, D. Eugene Cline, John A. Dorak, Herman William Gerke, James B. Jellison Jr., Danny E. Johnson, Kenneth Mayberry, Robert M. Molholm, James D. Smith.”
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