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Veterans and Families Resource Fair Saturday at McGuire

8/12/2016, 11:39 a.m.
A job and community resource fair will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12 for veterans and their ...

A job and community resource fair will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 12 for veterans and their families at the McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center on South Side.

The event: The annual Veterans and Families Resource Fair.

This is the fourth year that McGuire has partnered with the City of Richmond to host the fair on the medical campus at 1201 Broad Rock Blvd. in South Side.

The fair will seek to connect men and women who have served in the armed forces with employment opportunities, health care benefits and other resources.

The Fort Lee Jazz Band and Simply Kevin B are scheduled to perform, and the event will include exhibits of antique cars and vehicles from the Central Virginia Mustang Club.

Speakers will include John Newby II, commissioner of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services; John Brandecker, director of the McGuire Medical Center; Michelle R. Mosby, president of the Richmond City Council; and Ellen Marie Hess, commissioner of the Virginia Employment Commission.

Information: Michael Wallace, (804) 646-2772, or Michael. Wallace@richmondgov.com.

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