Harford County to Host Veterans Resource Fair Saturday, October 7; Families Welcome

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In support of those who served our nation, Harford County will host a resource fair for veterans and their families on Saturday, October 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main St. in Bel Air. This free event will be a one-stop-shop for information about benefits, jobs, housing, and educational opportunities for veterans. Exhibitors will feature family-friendly, interactive demonstrations including mechanical horse rides, a trained service dog, 3-D printing, and virtual reality experiences. Veteran-owned Mission BBQ will provide free sandwiches, compliments of Harford County government. This is the second annual resource fair hosted by the all-volunteer Harford County Commission on Veterans Affairs under the administration of County Executive Barry Glassman.

 

Planned exhibitors will include: Aberdeen Lioness Club; American Legion Post 39 Bel Air; APG US Army Garrison – Survivor Outreach; Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding; Easter Seals; Harford Community College; Harford County Department of Housing and Community Development; Harford County Public Library; Heroes on the Water; Home Depot; Marine Corps League Detachment 1198; Maryland Commitment to Veterans; Maryland Conservatory of Music; Maryland Higher Education Commission; Maryland Vet Center; MD Center for Veterans Education & Training; MD Department of Veteran Affairs – Bel Air Office; MD Dept. of Labor, Licensing and Regulation; Quilts For Heroes; VA Health Care System, VA Benefits Office, and VeRUS for Vets.

 

“I encourage all veterans and their families to stop by on October 7 to visit with other veterans, learn about available resources, and explore the interactive exhibits,” County Executive Glassman said. “I would also like to thank the members of Harford County’s Commission on Veterans Affairs and the many volunteers, community partners and businesses involved. Their overwhelming support is a reflection of Harford County’s deep gratitude for our nation’s veterans and their families.”

 

Get in touch with the Harford County Commission on Veterans Affairs on Facebook, or contact vetcommission@harfordcountymd.gov or call 410-638-3523.