Veterans Salute And Information Fair Offered On Saturday

Friday, November 10, 2017
The Veterans Salute and Information Fair is set for 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, at the in the historic National Guard Armory, 1801 South Holtzclaw Ave.
 
Created to thank our veterans and help them learn about benefits, job opportunities and support throughout the community, the Salute is coordinated by the Chattanooga Area Veterans Council (CAVC) and is open at no charge to all military veterans and their families.
 
There will be free drinks, snacks and live entertainment. Additionally, door prizes will be given away to veterans every 15 minutes throughout the afternoon.
 
Some 50 organizations and businesses will be on-hand to provide information on veteran benefits, community resources, education opportunities, employment, wellness care, patriotism, veteran organizations and more.
 
Originally established in 1983 as a means to coordinate the activities of various area veterans groups, today’s CAVC is comprised of some 50 member and associate organizations providing streamlined support efforts, celebratory event coordination and a centralized resource repository for all military veterans and their families in the tri-state area of Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.
 
For more information about this event or other CAVC activities visit the ebsite www.chattareaveterans.com or contact Past-Chair Patty Parks at pattyjoparks@yahoo.com or 423 326-0839.


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