Mayor's Week of Valor

2018 Mayor's Week of Valor Events

Mayor Fischer’s 2018 Week of Valor includes 17 events to honor and celebrate the contributions and sacrifices of active-duty military, veterans and their families. See and share the Week of Valor flyer.

 

Fall Clean-Up

Friday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Located at Volunteers of America Shelby Men’s Recover Center, 1436 S. Shelby St., Lou, KY 40208. Contact: Gema Moreno at (502)636-4664 or gemam@voamid.org.

 

Week of Valor Ruck

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Located at American Legion G.I. Joe Post #244, 3408 College Dr., Jeffersontown, KY 40299. Contact: Richard Rush at (812) 987-7874 or Richard.rush@teamrwb.org.

 

22 Push-up Challenge

Saturday, Nov. 3, 8:30 – 12:30 p.m. Located at Waterfront Park, North Lawn, 129 River Road, Louisville, KY 40202. Contact: Sarah Jemison at (502) 5

89-8600 or sarah.jemison@centerstone.org.

 

Paint a Rock for a Veteran at the VA Hospital

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2 – 6 p.m. Located at American Legion G.I. Joe Post #244, 3408 College Dr., Jeffersontown, KY 40299. Contact: Kim Jolley at (502) 727-0577 or louisvillerockpainting@gmail.com.

 

2018 Kentucky Veteran of the Year Banquet

Monday, Nov. 5 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Located at the Mellwood Art and Entertainment Center (Van Gogh Room), 1860 Mellwood Ave.., Louisville, KY 40206. Tickets are $37. Contact: Donald Bow at (502) 907-1536 or dbow@efky.org. or visit www.kentuckyveteransoftheyear.org

Free Business Ownership Workshop

Tuesday and Wednesday, November 6 – 7, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Located at Fort Knox, Kentucky, Building 1378, Graham Hall. For eligibility information and to register visit https://sbavets.force.com/s/login/SelfRegister. Contact: Tommie Causey at (502) 582-5588, ext. 237 or tommie.causey@sba.gov.

 

Vietnam Remembered

Tuesday through Sunday, Nov. 6 - 11. Located at VFW Post 2921 at 2902 7th Street Rd., Louisville, KY 40216. Contact: John Wingfield (502) 381-1621 or vfwpost2921@gmail.com.

 

Veterans Wellness Expo

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2 – 4 p.m. Located at Robley Rex VA Medical Center, 800 Zorn Ave., Room E005 (inside West Entrance), Louisville, KY 40206. Contact: Patricia Weiter at (502) 287-6442 or patricia.weiter@va.gov | http://www.louisville.va.gov/hpdp

 

Dogs Helping Heroes, Be at Ease

Thursday, Nov. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. Located at The Pointe, 1205 E. Washington St., Louisville, KY 40206. $25 ticket must be purchased in advance. Contact: Anressa Collard at (812) 329-0244 or adressa@dogshelpingheroes.org

 

Honoring Kentucky Colonels

Thursday, Nov. 8, 6 – 10 p.m. Located at Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Rd., Louisville, KY 40205. For more information, contact Rick Brown at (502) 272-7027, or rbrown2@bellarmine.edu

 

8th Annual Veterans Day Parade

Friday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located on Jefferson St., from 4th to 7th St. Contact: Treva Brockman at (502) 552-1131 or tpbrockman@gmail.com or visit www.louvetparade.com.

 

Harvest Feast and Outreach

Saturday, Nov. 10, 12 - 4 p.m. Location: Spirit Filled Ministries, 4936 Hazelwood Avenue, Louisville, KY 40214. Contact: Grace Landers at (502) 314-5321 or Shavonda Pasha at (502) 614-9027.

 

Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Dinner and Dance

Saturday, Nov. 10, 5 – 11 p.m. Location: VFW Post 2921 at 2902 7th Street Road, Louisville, KY 40216. Cost: Free to Vietnam Veterans (Proof of Vietnam service required) and $5 to all others. Contact: Post Commander John Wingfield at (502) 368-2121 or vfwpost2921@gmail.com.

 

All Veterans Breakfast

Sunday, Nov. 11, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Location: VFW Post 2921 at 2902 7th Street Road, Louisville, KY 40216. Come and enjoy a free breakfast for all Veterans and military personnel (proof of veteran and military status required) and $5.00 for all others. Contact: John Wingfield at (502) 381-1621 or vfwpost2921@gmail.com.

 

Churchill Downs Military and Veterans Appreciation Day at the Races

Sunday, Nov. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Located at Churchill Downs, 700 Central Ave, Louisville, KY 40208. Admission is free or discounted tickets with military ID. Contact: Patty Frazier at (502) 636-4575 or patty.frazier@kyderby.com.

 

Unveiling Celebration of the Charles Young Veterans Memorial

Sunday, Nov. 11 from 12 – 6 p.m. Located at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage, 1701 West Muhammed Ali Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40203. Please join Mayor Fischer and other dignitaries at 2 p.m. for the official unveiling. Contact: Shedrick Jones at (502) 592-1475 or sjjsr@aol.com or Tara Brinkmoeller at (859) 252-8339 or TaraB@sempertekinc.com.

 

TSES Veterans Job Fair

Thursday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center, 800 Zorn Ave., Louisville, KY 40206. Contact: Abby Dawkins (502) 287-6326 or Abigail.dawkins@va.gov or visit www.louisville.va.gov.

 

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