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Veterans Service Fair

In recognition of our veterans' service and to provide them with resources, I am hosting a Veterans Service Fair to bring together the opportunities and services that are available. The Fair will provide options for employment and education, as well as access to several organizations that can assist veterans receive the benefits they have earned.

I will be hosting over 30 participants, including federal and state agencies, Veteran Support Organizations, employers and employment resources, medical and counseling services, and more. For additional groups who are interested in participating, please contact Liz Daniels in my Yakima office at (509) 452-3243.

The Veterans Fair will take place on Saturday, April 1st, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Columbia Basin College Gjerde Center. The address is 2600 North 20th Avenue, Pasco, WA 99301.

Please see below for participating organizations:

AARP Senior Employment Services

Aging and Long Term Care of SE Washington

American Legion Post 34

Ben Franklin Transit

Benton-Franklin Human Services – Benton County Veterans Assistance Fund

Blue Mountain Action Council

Business Impact NW – Veterans Business Opportunity Center

Catholic Charities – Catholic Housing Communities

Columbia Basin Job Corps CCC

Columbia Industries

Community Action Committee SHIBA Program

Department of Social and Health Services Community Service Office

Department of Social and Health Services Vocational Rehabilitation

Department of Veterans Affairs (Walla Walla) – Transition and Care Management, Suicide Prevention, and HUDVASH

Department of Veterans Affairs (Seattle) – Veterans Benefits Administration

Department of Veterans Affairs (Spokane) – Providing a Mobile Medical Unit

Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin Counties

Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve

Goodwill Industries of the Columbia

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association

Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington

People for People

The Entrepreneur’s Source

Time of Remembrance

VFW Department of Washington – Service Division

VFW Richland Post 7952

Vietnam Veterans of America ​

Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla Vet Center – Providing a Mobile Vet Counseling Center

Washington Department of Veteran Affairs ​

Washington Survivor Outreach Services

Washington National Guard Joint Services Support

Washington River Protection Systems

Wastren Advantage, Inc.

WorkSource Columbia Basin

WorkSource Veterans’ Employment Services

WSU Tri Cities Veterans Center