Contact: Gary Kohn (608) 757-7769 or cell (608) 436-9578
Blackhawk to host Veterans Fair
JANESVILLE, WI – – Blackhawk Technical College will connect area veterans and their families to a wide variety of services Saturday, May 14, when it plays host to its Veterans Resource Fair from 9 a.m. to noon in the Commons of the BTC Central Campus.
Almost 60 organizations and businesses have agreed to appear at the Fair and offer information on financial, legal, educational, legal, and mental and physical health services that veterans and family members can take advantage of.
The event is free and open to the public. Data Dimensions of Janesville is a corporate sponsor of the event.
Door prizes will be raffled and each veteran will receive a free raffle ticket upon admission. Janesville’s WJJO-FM will be doing a live remote from the Fair.
Organizations expected to present at the Fair include:
Air Force Sergeants Association; American Legion, Janesville; Arrowhead Library System; Badger Honor Flight; Beloit Public Library; Beloit Regional Hospice; Beloit VFW; BTC Admissions; BTC Vets Club; Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin. Consumer Credit Counseling Center; DVR; DWD Veterans Services; Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve; Fisher House; Fleet Reserve Association; Guitar for Vets; Healing Warrior Hearts; Heartland Hospice. Heat for Heroes; Hedberg Public Library; Janesville VFW; Marine Corp League; Mercy Hospice; National Alliance on Mental Illness; Occupaws; Orfordville American Legion; Paralyzed Veterans of America; Rock County Veterans Service Office. Rock County Energy Services; Rock County Veterans Court; Rock Valley Community Programs; Serve WI; U.S. Small Business Administration; Veterans Affairs; Veterans Center; Veterans for Peace; Veterans Home at King. Veterans Law Center; Vets Roll; White Oaks Therapeutic Equestrian Center; WI Veterans Chamber of Commerce; Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library; Wisconsin Veterans Museum; Wisconsin Wing of Civil Air Patrol. Inlanta Mortgage; Wisconsin Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Madison SCI; Access Ability Wisconsin; Second Harvest Food Bank; Wisconsin Water Ski Federation; Stand Down Madison; Heroes on the Water; Circle of Change; Operation Home Front.