• Veterans Connect at the Fair Sept 2

    Veteran”s  Connect  Resource Fair,  held on Military & Veteran Appreciation Day, Friday September 2, at the Monterey County Fair  connects Veterans and Retirees with direct access to 30+ programs, services, consumer protection agencies and opportunities for learning, volunteering.  

    Attendees enjoy complimentary coffee  and snacks.   Live entertainment on the patio featuring  local classic rock band “No Worries”.  Some of the providers for the Resource Fair include: VNA & Hospice, The Carmel Foundation, Alliance on Aging, Legal Services for Seniors, Central Coast Senior Services, Inc., Central Coast Energy Bill Assistance Programs, Valley Hearing, California Department of Business Oversight Financial Services Consumer Protection, CHP Older Driver Program and the DMV Senior Ombudsman Program, Loaves and Fishes computer and technical support, Keep Your Home California mortgage assistance and support, Kernes Memorial Pool, ITNMonterey County and MST offer transportation alternatives, Monterey County Aging and Adult Services, Health Projects Center, Monterey Regional Waste, Monterey City Recreation Department, Meals on Wheels Monterey & Salinas Valley, Peace of Mind Dog Rescue, CSUMB Osher Life Long Learning, Gonzales Adult School and Windsor Gardens.

    Complimentary  coffee and snacks with music from local classic rock favorite “No Worries” playing on the Turf Club’s patio.

    Veteran’s Connect  Resource Fair  offers  the rare opportunity  for Veterans to directly connect with a cross collaboration of services and programs from the military, Veteran’s Administration, Non-Profit Community Programs and Professional Services.   The convenience of direct access and cross collaboration will result in more timely engagement of services and possibly better outcomes as community services and military related services work together to meet needs.

    Why:  This event offers Veterans the unusual opportunity to explore Veteran specific programs and services in Monterey County’s services and programs in one convenient location, with the opportunity to connect directly with program representatives.  Many Veteran’s are unaware of community services available, VETERAN’S CONNECT RESOURCE FAIR brings many of those services and programs together.

    What:  Veteran’s Connect Resource Fair – Free Fairgrounds Entry for Veterans and Active Duty 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

    When: Friday, September 2nd  from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Where:  The Turf Club, Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road, Main Gate 5

    Info to tlove@centralcoastseniorservices.com or call (831) 649-3363

    Veteran’s Connect Resource Fair

    identifies health & wellness resources for seniors to promote healthy living, consumer protection, legal advocacy, adult education, transportation alternatives and volunteering opportunities.

    Central Coast Senior Services, Inc.:   Celebrating twenty years of providing aging in place homecare services, geriatric care management and referral services to seniors and families of Monterey County.

    For more information, visit the Veteran’s Connect Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/veteransconnect  or call (831) 649-3363.

    About Monterey County Fair

    Built in 1936, the Monterey County Fair & Event Center has been home to many popular events including the annual Monterey County Fair, world renowned Monterey Jazz Festival and 1967 Monterey International Pop Music Festival to name a few.  Today, the staff at MCFEC continues to work with the best promoters to offer a full calendar of events each year.


    For more information, go to www.montereycountyfair.com.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on September 1, 2016

    Topics: Front PG News


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