Veterans resource fair Saturday at Glen Echo Park -- Gazette.Net


Veterans and their families can learn about programs to help them find employment, get financial help or access recreation facilities in the area at the Veteran and Volunteer Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd.

More than 50 local organizations will be available to supply information and answer questions. There also will be family activities, including tickets to ride the historic Dentzel Carousel and to The Puppet Co.’s showing of “Pinocchio,” and an art-related service project for all ages.

Anyone interested in volunteering with organizations serving the military and veterans are invited to attend. Participating organizations include the Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs, Team River Runner, Warrior Canine Connection, Hero Dogs, Operation Homefront, Give An Hour, Operation Champs and the American Red Cross.

Entrance to Glen Echo Park and parking are free.

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