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Wayne County provides assistance to locals Veterans


01 9 20

 

 

DEARBORN HEIGHTS — The Wayne County Treasurer’s Office hosted the third annual Veteran’s Resource Fair on Thursday, November 21 at Bellagio Banquet and Conference Center, providing veterans, spouses and family members help and information on healthcare, employment, housing, utility assistance and much more.

Well over 400 veterans, spouses and family members attended the event, which was sponsored by PNC Bank, First Independence Bank and ICNA Relief. Guests spent their time being educated by the many local leaders and workers in attendance, and veterans were honored for their service.

Veterans were represented throughout the program, including members of the local band Sing Out, which was the special musical guest for the event and performed several songs. Other elected officials, including Kwesi Betserai from the Wayne County Department of Health, Human and Veterans Services, Dearborn Heights City Councilman Bill Bazzi and Chief Judge Gene Hunt of Dearborn’s 19th District Court, were among those who attended the fair and were acknowledged.

Fifty of those in attendance were vendor tables from the resource providers. Honorary co-chairs for the event included U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit).

In addition, U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Southfield) set up an information table, while opening remarks and the program were led by Wayne County Treasurer Eric Sabree and Marine Corps Sgt. Major Ronald L. Green served as keynote speaker.

Article Courtesy: Arab American News