Carver Community Organization honoring vets with Veteran Recognition and Vendor Fair

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The Carver Community Organization’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program is honoring the service and sacrifices of vets during their Annual Veteran Recognition and Vendor Fair, Thursday morning, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Evansville. (Image courtesy MGN Online)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — The Carver Community Organization’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is honoring the service and sacrifices of vets during their Annual Veteran Recognition and Vendor Fair, taking place on Thursday morning.

The fair will be at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Evansville.

Doors will open at 9:30, and a short program will begin at 11, with the Presentation of Colors.

This event is free for all veterans and open to the public.  

Non-veteran guests are welcome, but a $5 donation is requested. 

Reservations are required to attend and can be made by calling (812) 402-3170.

Veterans will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from a variety of organizations to learn more about resources and programs available in the community. 

Lunch will be served, door prizes will be awarded, and each veteran in attendance will receive a special Thank You gift.

RSVP is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for adults age 55 and over. It engages adults in volunteer service at non-profits, healthcare facilities, public agencies and faith-based organizations. 

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(This story was originally published on November 7, 2019)

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