DEFIANCE, Ohio – Local veterans are encouraged to attend “Stand Down,” an event to connect area armed forces veterans to benefits and resources. The event will be held Thursday, March 24, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the UAW Hall 211, Baltimore Road.
Representatives will be on hand from the VA, local agencies and community organizations to provide information and to assist veterans with questions and concerns.
The event is sponsored by the UAW 211, Defiance College, Defiance County Veterans Affairs office, AmeriCorps VISTA, and area veterans organizations.
Refreshments will be served included a free lunch, and there will be entertainment.
Veterans planning to attend the event are asked to bring a DD214 or other veteran identification. For more information, please contact Katrena Kugler at 419-783-2553 or the Veterans office at 419-782-6861 or email@example.com.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
March 2, 2011