Stand Down for Veterans Sept. 20

A Mid-Valley Stand Down for Veterans will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Calapooia Center at Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany.

from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Multiple organizations will be present to provide information on available services, including disability and Social Security benefits, unemployment services for veterans, housing and utility assistance, alcohol and drug treatment, Section 8 VASH, SSVF Housing, Oxford Houses and more. Dental and health care services will be available on the spot.

Veterans taking the Linn Shuttle bus from Sweet Home or Lebanon can ride for free by informing the driver that they are attending the Stand Down.

This year organizers are working to raise the quality of items being offered to the veterans. Donations of all sorts are welcome.

For more information, or to sign up to be a vendor, contact Connie Johnson at (541) 704-7648.