Durham event Sept. 20 looks to aid veterans - Local news, weather, sports Savannah | WSAV On Your Side

Durham event Sept. 20 looks to aid veterans

Posted: Updated:
DURHAM, N.C. -

Veterans in need of assistance can get it Sept. 20 at the Bull City Stand Down.

The event will last from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The activities will take place at the Durham County Memorial Stadium and National Guard Armory, located at 750 Stadium Drive.

Veterans can access help with:

* housing

* Food
* basic medical and legal assistance

* employment counseling

* local health and human services

* substance abuse services

* mental health assessments

* flu shots

* mammograms

* dental issues

* haircuts, showers, and more.

The annual event focused on helping Veterans who are homeless or lack stable housing is the result of a cooperative effort among local businesses, community partners and government agencies, including the Department of Veterans Affairs.

"The entire event is dedicated to providing services and helping Veterans and their families' access available benefits," said Bull City Stand Down Chair Darryl P. Hicklen.

Free booth space is available, with an in-kind donation, to employers and other Veteran service agencies interested in providing on-site support to Veterans.

For more information please contact BCSD Co-Chairs: Darryl Hicklen (919) 687-0782, Shawn Ross (919) 808-1814 or Kim Burrucker (919) 695-3776, 2013 Bull City Stand Down ● P.O. Box 822 Durham, NC  27701 ● Bullcitystanddown@yahoo.com

 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE:Parents and Students Who Knew GSU Student Killed in Bar Speak Out

    UPDATE:Parents and Students Who Knew GSU Student Killed in Bar Speak Out

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:59:57 GMT
    A 20 year old is in custody, accused of beating 18 Year old GSU freshman Michael Gatto to death inside a club
    A 20 year old is in custody, accused of beating 18 Year old GSU freshman Michael Gatto to death inside a club
  • Shooting on Skidaway Road, Victim Hospitalized

    Shooting on Skidaway Road, Victim Hospitalized

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:00:01 GMT
    A man is in the hospital after a shooting Friday night on Savannah's eastside.
    A man is in the hospital after a shooting Friday night on Savannah's eastside.
  • 'Magic Mike,' Sequel to be Filmed in Savannah

    'Magic Mike,' Sequel to be Filmed in Savannah

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:52:15 GMT
    The Savannah Film Office says the sequel to the movie Magic Mike is scheduled to be filmed in the Savannah area beginning in September.
    The Savannah Film Office says the sequel to the movie Magic Mike is scheduled to be filmed in the Savannah area beginning in September.
Powered by WorldNow

1430 East Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31404

Telephone: 912.651.0300
Fax: 912.651.0320
Email: newsemailalert@wsav.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.