DVNF Veterans Resource Fair is on November 8th

 

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) (www.dvnf.org) will host a Veterans Day Resource Fair on November 8, 2018 for veterans in the DC Metro area.

What:
In honor of Veterans Day, DVNF will recognize the service and sacrifice of all veterans by giving back. This event will give veterans in the DC area an opportunity to receive services from local government and nonprofit organizations.

DC, Maryland, and Virginia employment and education officials will be in attendance, as well as several organizations that offer a variety of services to veterans, from benefits information to recreational therapy, and more.

In addition to these useful resources, there will be free items being offered to veterans who attend, including:

  • Free Suits – Brand new business attire, intended for job-seeking veterans, made possible by Joseph A. Bank, a corporate partner of DVNF
  • Free Food  – from Sharbucks and Chipotle
  • Comfort Kits – From DVNF’s Health & Comfort program
  • Gift Cards
  • Raffle Items

Where:
Silver Spring Civic Building in Silver Spring, MD
1 Veterans Pl.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

When:
Thursday, November 8th from 9AM – 2PM

Who Can Attend:
This event is FREE and is open to all veterans.

How to Sign Up:
Visit this page to pre-register. For veterans who do not have access to a computer, there will be a registration table at the event (proof of service is required – such as a DD-214 or a military or veterans ID card).

Service Providers:

  • Adrinne Stewart – PG County Economic Development Corporation Workforce Service Division
  • Timothy Walker – Maryland Department of Labor, Workforce Development and Adult Learning
  • Samara Alexander – Virginia Department of Veteran Services (Information on Health Benefits, Disability Compensation, VA Pension, Survivor Benefits, Home Loan Guarantees, Education Benefits)
  • Patrick Onofre – DoD National Resource Directory (Providing access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration)
  • Central Union Mission.
  • Vietnam Veterans of America
  • The Fenwick Foundation
  • Metropolitan Institute of Health & Technology
  • Project Waters Healing Fly Fishing
  • Veterans Upward Bound
  • Hope for the Warriors
  • Warriors at Ease

Sponsors:

  • Joseph A. Bank
  • SpartanNash Foods
  • Papa John’s Pizza
  • Mission BBQ
  • Chick-Fil-A

REGISTER NOW!