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Tri-County Veterans Round-Up set for July 9 in Menahga

The Tri-County Veterans Round-Up will be held from 2-7 p.m. on July 9 at the Menahga Senior Center.

This event is for veterans and their families. There will be a number of activities, and we are encouraging all veterans and their families to come out and participate.

Veterans are encouraged to bring the DD-214 Discharge papers.

Here is a list of the participants for the Tri-County Veterans Round-Up:

• Vets Center

• Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans

• MN Dept of Veterans Affairs

• MN Disabled American Veterans

• National Guard Recruiter with the climbing wall

• Veterans Education Coordinator

• Minnesota Workforce Center

• Fargo VA Medical Center OIF/OEF Representatives

• Fargo VA Female Veterans Coordinator

• Fargo VA Suicide Prevention Coordinator

• Disabled American Veterans Park Rapids Chapter

• Marine Corps League Color Guard

• Wadena County Veterans Memorial Wall

• Family Assistance Center/Family Readiness Group

• Representatives from Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken Offices.

• Your Wadena, Hubbard and Becker County Veterans Service Officers

• The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans will be handing out surplus military items starting at 4 p.m. until supplies run out.

Opening ceremonies start at 5 p.m. with a presentation by the Marine Corps League Color Guard.

I encourage all area veterans and their families to come and spend some time with us.

Please see your local county veterans service officer if you have any questions. You can contact your local VSO at (218) 631-7617 or by e-mail at As always, have a great week.