Event Schedule

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Iowa Veterans Home Laundry Facility Ribbon Cutting

When: 20 July 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: 1301 Summit Street, Marshalltown, IA 50158

POC: Dex Walker, 641-753-4309

Details: Please contact the POC (Dex Walker) for more information.

Military Retiree Appreciation Day

When: 16 August 2018

Location: Prairie Meadows

VA Community Health Summit

When: 23 August 2018, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Polk County River Place, 2309 Euclid Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

POC: Marissa Dietzenbach, marissa.dietzenbach@va.gov or 515-699-5963.

Details: Please contact Marissa for more information.

Reeling in Vets: Build your own custom fishing rod

When: 29 September 2018 9:00 am

Location: Veterans Memorial Building Cedar Rapids, IA

POC: contact@thetitanproject.org

Details: Free for Veterans. Free lunch and snacks. Form more information or to sign up please email contact@thetitanproject.org

2018 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival

When: 29 October 2018 through 4 November 2018

Location: Special Public events November 1st Atrium at Capital Square
400 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA

Stage Show November 4th at Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA


Details: For more information visit www.creativeartsfestival.va.gov

For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255