The Hall County Veterans Coalition and American Legion Post 328’s Stand Down Event for veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John Baptist Church in Gainesville.
Federal, state, local and private agencies will be on hand offering free services and assistance. Among the offerings are Veterans Affairs benefit counseling, post-traumatic stress disorder counseling, health screenings, welfare and Social Security advice, food baskets, legal services, addiction services, housing and medical assistance, haircuts and clothing.
The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission Workforce Development Career Coach will also be on hand at the event at the church located at 757 E.E. Butler Parkway.
The Career Coach bus will be help local residents search and apply for jobs, write resumes and cover letters, and discern their career interests. Career Coach will also provide information about tuition assistance and on-the-job training programs.