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Nov. 8 – Veterans Day Ceremony in Southfield

November 2nd 2019

The City sponsors the annual event in partnership with the Southfield Veterans’ Commission to honor and recognize the service and sacrifice of military personnel.

Military Library Opens in Holly, Named for Departed Veteran and Volunteer

September 24th 2018

Military Library Opens in Holly, Named for Departed Veteran and Volunteer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2018) Holly, MI- Scott Dudek spent his years after serving with the Navy in the Persian Gulf War working to support veterans and their families. He promoted the American Legion Post 149, taught high school history, worked at the […]

Scott Dudek Memorial Library Opening in Holly Area Veteran’s Center Sept. 19

September 15th 2018

Scott Dudek Memorial Library Opening in Holly Area Veteran’s Center Sept. 19 Holly, MI – The Scott Dudek Memorial Library will have their grand opening Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 11am to 6pm featuring military models and diorama displays. The ribbon cutting will be at 11am. This is believed to be the first Veteran’s library in […]

Veterans BBQ/Picnic in Oxford July 7

June 9th 2018

Veterans BBQ/Picnic in Oxford July 7 Oxford, MI – Lakepoint Community Church is hosting a FREE Veterans BBQ/Picnic on Saturday, July 7, 2018. The picnic includes Michigan’s Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Memorial, performance by Thompson and Valentine, games and door prizes, line dancing and music by DJ Greg. Location is 1550 W. Drahner Rd, Oxford, […]

Creativity Connects Veterans and Community at Holly Art Show

April 18th 2018

Creativity Connects Veterans and Community at Holly Art Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2018) Holly, MI – When people think of veterans, many words and images come to mind, but artistic is not usually one of the first.  But the volunteers at the Holly Area Veterans Resource Center know better. “Veterans are here, and […]

Stars and Stripes Forever Celebration Honors Farmington Hills Veterans Nov. 10

October 14th 2017

Stars and Stripes Forever Celebration Honors Farmington Hills Veterans Nov. 10   Farmington Hills, MI – The City of Farmington Hills Special Services Adults 50 & Better takes great pride in recognizing and honoring community veterans with the annual Stars and Stripes Forever celebration.  This year’s event will be held on Friday, November 10 from […]

Free Veterans Family Picnic in Holly Sept. 10

August 31st 2017

  Free Veterans Family Picnic in Holly Sept. 10 Holly, MI – The Holly Area Vertarans Resource Center and Holly American Legion Post 149 is hosting a free picnic that includes food, bounce house, music, playscape, facepainting and other fun and games for families of those in active military duty including National Guard and Reserve, […]

War Dogs Memorial Provides Resting Place for Valiant Canines

August 27th 2017

War Dogs Memorial Provides Resting Place for Valiant Canines (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2017) Lyon Township, MI – Though dogs are often known as man’s best friend, they can also be some of the strongest tools for staying safe in battles, discovering bombs and drugs, leading the blind, comforting the ill and many other […]

Veterans Town Hall in Berkley May 23

May 5th 2017

Veterans Town Hall in Berkley May 23 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Veterans Town Hall Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. This gathering is for Veterans to inform them of benefits from the State and Federal levels. Representatives from The American Legion Department of Michigan, Oakland County Veteran Affairs office and the Department of Veterans […]

Seminar about VA Burial Benefits April 18

April 11th 2017

Seminar about VA Burial Benefits April 18 (EVENT page) Holly, MI – Join your friends at this informational seminar that can bring real peace of mind to you and your family as you learn what the gov’t does and does not provide. You may be surprised at what the VA provides.  Seminar for Veterans and […]