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July 15, 2009

Welcome Home
Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan

You are invited to attend a Welcome Home Event for Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their families who live in the Greater Houston Area.

Date:            Saturday, August 1, 2009
Time:           10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location:     Metropolitan Multi-Service Center
                     1475 West Gray Street
                     Houston, TX 77019

All veterans of the Post 9/11 era, their families, community organizations, elected officials, local businesses and military supporters are invited to attend a day of FREE food, games for kids, entertainment, music, adaptive sports demonstrations and so much more!

The event will also feature a resource fair for returning veterans and their families that focus on GI Bill and Hazlewood education benefits, employment networking and services, mentoring program information as well as important updates on VA healthcare, mental health, home loans, compensation and pension benefits and entitlements.

If you have any questions or would like to RSVP, please e-mail vhahouwelcomehome@va.gov or call 832-393-0992 for further assistance.

If you would like to volunteer to help make this event a success, please contact John Boerstler at John.Boerstler@cityofhouston.net.  For all inquiries regarding business or organizational sponsorship information or resource fair table information, please contact Bryan Dyck at dyck.bryan@va.gov.