Veterans Resource Day

10/08/2013  10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Student Commoms


Kalamazoo Valley's Veterans Resource Day will provide veterans and service members of all ages an opportunity to speak with representatives from local, state and federal veterans organizations.

Details about employment opportunities will be provided by Stryker Corporation, Schupan & Sons Inc., American Axle, Headhunting For Vets, Hiring Heroes List, and Veterans' Employment Specialists.

Major General Michael Lehnert will give the keynote address, "The Student Veteran: Yesterday's Warriors, Today's Scholars, Tomorrows Leaders" at 10 a.m.

A networking and lunch open house follows from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

At 12:30 p.m., the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency presents "MVAA: a centralized, coordinating point for veteran resources"

The event concludes with networking with resources from 1-2 p.m.

Veterans interested in completing an application for healthcare benefits should bring in a copy of their DD-214 and their most current tax information. Job seekers should bring copies of their resumes.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Lyons at 269.488.4873 or