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Event

Date

Location

Contact

2014
Tacoma Vet Center's Mobile Unit Month of July 2014

Puget Sound Schedule pdf

Aberdeen
Mossyrock
Lacey
Puyallup
Shelton
Everett
White Salmon
Stevenson
Vancouver
Cathlamet
Long Beach
Longview
Bellingham
Langley
Pt Townsend
Chehalis
Chehalis
Chehalis

K. Mark Buckler
Readjustment Counseling Therapist
     Outreach Counselor
Tacoma Vet Center
4916 Center Street, Suite E
Tacoma, WA  98409
(253) 565-7038
kenneth.buckler2@va.gov

VAAC Town Hall - Yakima July 23, 2014
10 am - noon

VFW Post 379
118 S. 5th Avenue
Yakima, WA

Spend some time with veterans and service providers in your community learning what services are available to veterans and their families in the Yakima area.


Liza Narciso lisan@dva.wa.gov
or (360) 725-2157

Agenda

Veterans Court Fifth Anniversary Presentation July 23, 2014
4 pm

Thurston County Courthouse Building Three
District Court
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia WA

  • July 23—Washington State Attorney General Rob Ferguson invited
2nd Annual Veterans Appreciation Night at Tacoma Rainiers July 26, 2014
11-3:30 expo
5:30 - 9 pm game
Rainier Veterans Appreciation Day at Cheney Stadium FLYER
Annual Wreathlaying Commemorating the End of the Korean Conflict July 26, 2014
11:00 am

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Olympia WA

 

If you meet all three of these criteria:

  1. You are a Korean War Veteran; and
  2. You have not received an Ambassador of Peace Medal from the Republic of Korea Consulate; and
  3. You will be attending the July 26, 2014 Wreathlaying

Please call to reserve a medal: 1-800-562-0132 option 1

Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Dinner July 26, 2014
6:00 pm

Honor Vietnam Vets
Holy Family Parish Dining Hall
505 17th St SE
Auburn WA

RESERVATION FORM (Dinner is Free for Vietnam Veterans and Spouses)

HonorVietnam Vets@comcast.net
360-357-7684

Port Townsend Stand Down July 28, 2014
9 am - 3 pm

Port Townsend Elks Lodge
555 Otto Street

FLYER

For information & Transportation call:

Tammy 360-417-2383
Paul 360-640-0296
VFW 360-302-1285

PTAC - Free Class - Certifications for Veteran Owned Small Businesses July 29, 2014
9 am - 11 am
WDVA
2nd Floor Conference Room
1102 Quince St SE
Olympia

Learn how to become a verified Veteran or Service Disabled Veteran Owned business with the VA’s Vets First Program through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Verification and Evaluation.

This verification is required for Veteran and Service Disabled Veteran Owned firms that want to do business with the Veteran’s Administration and is anticipated to be required federal government-wide at some point in the future.

We’ll walk attendees through the verification process, discuss common reasons for denial, Washington State Veteran Owned Business Registry by Registry Coordinator Jennifer Montgomery, and provide follow-up assistance to firms planning on pursuing verification. Workshop taught by a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Certified Verification Counselor and Washington Department of Veteran Affair
s


Register Here

Stephanie Scott thurston@washingtonptac.org

 

Veterans Court Fifth Anniversary Presentation July 30, 2014
4 pm

Thurston County Courthouse Building Three
District Court
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia WA

  • July 30—JBLM I-Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza invited
The Traveling Wall - Chehalis July. 31, 2014 - Aug. 3, 2014 Veterans Memorial Museum
100 SW Veterans Way
Chehalis WA 98532

vmm@compprime.com

360-740-8875

Information Letter

Service for Service Washington Goes to the Dogs August 7, 2014
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Service for Service
Washington Goes to the Dogs
Green River Community College
Lindbloom Student Center

POSTER printable

Registration and additional information:
http://www.dva.wa.gov/dogs.html

Purple Heart Recipient Recognition Day
Governor's Proclamation (pdf)

August 7, 2014

Vancouver Stand Down August 13, 2014 TBA 360-693-7030
509-220-8262x33756
2nd Annual celebrating Military Service Parade August 16, 2014

 

Applications for the 2nd Annual Celebrating Military Service Parade on August 16th are now being accepted.

Washington's 125th Anniversary August 16, 2014 TBD Susan Rohrer

T: 360.586-0166
C. 360.292.8099
F: 360.586-8322

mailto:susan.rohrer@wshs.wa.gov
www.washingtonhistory.org

Boots2Work Military Career Fair August 27, 2014
9 am Career Fair
7 pm Tacoma Rainiers

Boots2Work Military Career Fair Cheney Stadium for transitioning service members, veterans, retired military personnel and family.

For more information: b2wjobseekers@workforce-central.org

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boots2work-2014-job-seeker-registration-tickets-11286029819

FLYER

2014 Career Day in Tacoma

September 5, 2014

10 AM - 2 PM

Hire America's Heroes
2014 Career Day in Tacoma
Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center

Andrea Nelson andrea@hireamericasheroes.org

FLYER

Welcome Home Veterans Event - Yakima September 13, 2014
10 am - 5 pm
Coordinated by the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center
Wixon Park
Selah WA
FLYER
509-434-7286
Faces of Agent Orange Townhall September 13, 2014
1 - 5 pm
United Steel Workers of America
14015 East Trent
Spokane Valley WA 99216

FLYER

Jim Daugherty, President
Inland Empire Chapter 879
Vietnam Veterans Of America
Spokane, Washington
cell: 509-863-5115
hm: 509-868-0200
oldjuveniled@comcast.net
http://www.wavva.org/

Moses Lake Stand Down September 13, 2014 Grant County Fairgrounds 509-462-2500

POW/MIA Recognition Day

September 19, 2014

Inland Northwest Hiring Heroes Fair September 19, 2014
10 am - 3 pm
Spokane Fair and Expo Center
404 N Havana St
Spokane, WA

FLYER

 

509-326-3330
Hiringheroes.inw@redcross.org

Faces of Agent Orange Town Hall

Bellingham

September 19, 2014
1 pm - 4 pm
St. Luke's Community Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham WA
Hosted by Whatcom County Chapter 165 of the Vietnam Veterans of America
Bill Bowen 360-815-6721 billb@newobgroup.com
Colville Stand Down September 20, 2014 Stevens County Fairgrounds 509-675-2999
509-462-2500X4002
Women Veterans Summit September 20, 2014
Check-in 7 am - 8:30 am. Summit begins at 8:30 am

Women Veterans Summit
"Dare to Dream - A Celebration of the Warrior Within"
Spokane Convention Center
334 West Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane WA 99201

http://www.dva.wa.gov/2014womensummit.html 

Save the Date Flyer

Contact: Jurene Mason about Sponsorship and Exhibitor information: 509-768-5130 nwveteranresources@gmail.com

Barb Logan barb@dva.wa.gov or 360-725-2227

Register: https://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?EventId=1529730&MethodId=0&EventSessionId=&startnewreg=1

Wenatchee Stand Down September 26 National Guard Armory 509-888-7310
509-462-2500x4002
Port Angeles Stand Down October 2, 2014
9 am - 3 pm
TBA

For information & Transportation call:

Tammy 360-417-2383
Paul 360-640-0296
VFW 360-302-1285

Kitsap Area Veteran Alliance Stand Down October 4, 2014 Bremerton Sheridan Park Community Center  
Massing of the Colors October 9, 2014

JBLM Lewis Main

The time and place of the ceremony are to be determined, but probably mid to late afternoon.  This year participating organizations can carry their National Colors and their Organizational Colors or Banners.  Details will be provided as they develop.  Please pass this information to other patriotic organizations.

Carroll Dickson@comcast.net
Veterans Service Provider Networking Meeting October 15, 2104
10 am - noon
William C. Warren Building
Veterans Memorial Park
405 E St
Auburn WA 98002

Great for King and Pierce advocates and veterans service providers.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided
Contact: Tito Alfredo Medina 206.802.5578 
Tito Alfredo Medina

Veterans Day

November 11, 2014

Veterans Day Ceremony - Olympia November 11, 2014
11:00
Thurston County Veterans Council
Capitol Rotunda
Olympia WA
Keynote - Lourdes E. Alvarado-Ramos

TCVCChairman@yahoo.com

360-789-2202

Veterans Hiring Event November 12, 2014
9 am - 3 pm
AMVETS
5717 S. Tyler St
Tacoma WA 98409
FLYER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

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