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The 3rd Annual Charity Car and Vendor Show benefiting Service Dogs for America and ND Veterans will be hosted in Hebron August 11, 2018. Vehicles can be registered between 10am and noon for $10. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies will be awarded in three categories. Vendors and crafters will be displaying and selling products and the Bismarck Vet Center will be onsite to answer questions. There will be door prizes, DJ entertainment will be providing great music and a 50/50 raffle will be benefiting the Service Dogs as well. 

The Cass County Veteran Service Officer Dan Thorstad announced that they are finally moved into their new office suite on the main level of the Cass County Court House. Office address remains 211 9th Stree S in Fargo. Open house will be August 6th from 1PM to 4PM. All are invited!

Learn more about the Cass County VSO Officehttps://www.nd.gov/veterans/service-officers/county/cass 

The North Dakota Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA) approves the Policies and Procedures for the conferring of the North Dakota Commemorative Memorial Coin, also known as a Funeral Honor Coin, upon a family member during a Veterans funeral honors ceremony.

Governor Doug Burgum appointed Dave Rice, Gary Maddock, Hal Weineger, Marlin Schneider and Roy Fillion each to a three-year term on the Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA). Dave Rice, a resident of Fargo, is a Navy Veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He is the past Commander of the American Legion and an active member of the VFW, American Legion, AMVETS, VVA, DAV, 40 & 8, Navy League, Fleet Reserve and the Honor Flight.

Vanhook Resort in New Town ND will host the Warriors on the Water (ND) Armed Forces Day of Fishing August 11, 2018 starting at 9AM.

Food, Baiot, and Tackle will be Included. 

Boats will be provided by Experienced Walley Fisherman.

**ALL YOU NEED TO BRING IS YOURSELF!

This event provided by Outdorrs Men and Women. For more information visit their website at WWW.WARRIORSONTHEWATERND.COM

Registration is required.

Honor our nation's warriors in the most patriotic town in North Dakota!

Celebrate our veterans and armed forces on this special day. Veterans and active-duty service members get into the Medora Musical FREE, enjoy a Keg social in the afternoon and will be treated to something special to kick-off the night's show!

Valley City, ND- June 6, 2018 –The Barnes County Veteran Service Office in cooperation with North Dakota Department of Fish and Game would like to announce the 2018 Camp Grafton Disabled Veteran Hunt for Veterans who are 50% disabled or greater. The Disabled Veteran Hunt will take place on Monday, November 19th and Tuesday, November 20th  at Camp Grafton, ND. Applications are due by October 10th  and are available from any County Veteran Service Office.

 

Transitioning military members, veterans, and military spouses: Join us Tuesday, May 1, 2018, for an Employment Workshop presented by Hire Heroes USA and Sanford Health.

This event will take place in Fargo, ND, and will include an employer brief, career coaching, networking tips, and more. Location is the conference room next to the Veteran's Club at the medical center.

Please bring your laptop as well as your evaluation reports, FITREPS, NCOERs or OERs, Award Orders, and previous resumes.

Attire for this event is Business Casual

The North Dakota Brain Injury Network's annual "Mind Matters" conference to be held at the Fargo ND Holiday Inn on April 10-11, 2018. The Holiday Inn located at 3803 13th Ave South in Fargo will be the host of this important conference. 

The Cass County Veteran Service Office announced the opening of a Veteran Service Representative position. Work involves assisting veterans of Cass county, their dependents ans survivors in obtaining federal and state benefits to which they are entitled.  This professional level work includes researching and interpreting a complex set of laws, rules and regulations pertaining to benefits, Veteran programs, and claims.  Provides guidance and case management in the application for benefits, development of claims, and appeals to federal and state agencies.

The ND Veterans Home Foundation has announced  it's annual Golf Tournament will take place June 8, 2018 at the Maple River Golf Club in Mapleton ND.  All proceeds will go to the ND Veterans Home Foundation for projects at the Lisbon Veterans Home. The tournament is scheduled for a Noon Shotgun start with registration starting at 11:00am. Fee to enter will be $75 per person or $300 for a team. Fees include 18 hole green fees, golf cart entrance for prizes and a steak dinner following the tournament. 

The ND Veterans Coordinating Council which is comprised of three members from each of the following five North Dakota Veterans organizations; the American Legion, VFW, DAV, AMVETS, and VVA has approved of a design for the new North Dakota Commemorative Memorial Coin. This coin is commonly known as a “Funeral Honor Coin” and will be conferred upon a family member of a deceased North Dakota Veteran during military funeral honors. 

A Spaghetti and meat ball supper event was held October 23rd at the Bismarck AMVETS.  With proceeds going toward the development and procurement of a new “Commemorative Memorial Coin” which will be conferred to a family member of a deceased ND veteran during military funeral honors. This project originated with Senator Sorvaag of Fargo ND. With his help SB 2183 passed the 65th Legislative Assembly.

Governor Doug Burgum appointed Alan Fehr of Dickinson, Richard Belling of West Fargo, Dave Hilleren of Newtown, Thomas Ryan of Williston and Murray Strom of Steele to a three-year term on the Administrative Committee on Veterans Affairs (ACOVA).

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