​The 2014 Capital Area Veterans Stand Down is scheduled for Friday, October 17, 2014, at the South Wilmington Street Center. Planning is under way and more information will be added to this site in an ongoing process once finalized by the planning committee.

02/20/2014 Update:

Stand Down Coordinator
12 subcommittees have been formed to plan the Stand Down:
  1. Housing – Jimmie Watson (jimmie.watson@wakegov.com)

  2. Employment
  3. Legal Services – TBA

  4. PR-Media – Frank Lawrence (frankie.lawrence@wakegov.com)

  5. Donations – Bob Williamson/Faith-based organizations

  6. Operations – Rodney Tabron (rodney.tabron@wakegov.com)

  7. Volunteers – SWSC Veterans Support Group & Levonde Jones

  8. Faith-based Organizations
  9. Mainstream Services  Mike Mescall (mmescall@wakegov.com)
    • (Food Stamps, Medicaid, etc.)

  10. Women's Services
  11. Registration – Levonde Jones (ljones@wakegov.com)

  12. VA Healthcare – Bob Williamson (bob.williamson@va.gov)


Currently we are in need for people to be on the legal aid subcommittee.

We are looking at other possible venues to hold the Stand Down event.


2013 Capital Area Veterans Stand Down Recap:

The Stand Down held on October 18 received good reviews from participants and service providers. There were 284 registered participants and 151 service providers covering 40 programs. Planning is under way for next year's Stand Down.

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