Event to showcase veteran resources in W. MI


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A benefits fair in Grand Rapids this weekend will aim at showcasing veteran resources throughout West Michigan.

American Legion Post 459 is hosting the event Saturday, Nov. 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s free and open to the public. The event will focus on meeting the needs of veterans in the area and answer questions veterans or families may have.

Participating agencies include:

  • Veteran Affairs & Rehabilitation
  • DAV of West Michigan
  • West Michigan Veterans Agency
  • Michigan National Guard Assistance Center
  • Buddy to Buddy Program
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Gravelyn Law
  • Patriot Fund

Additionally, a pharmacist from Ferris State University will be available to answer questions about medications.

To learn more about the post, you can visit their website.

The Post Service Officer will be live on Daybreak Saturday morning to discuss the event.

Representatives from American Legion Post 459 stopped by Daybreak Saturday to talk about the event. Click on the video above to watch the interview.