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Veteran Events

**Many events are being cancelled or postponed due to recent events taking place. Please reach out to our office or the Spokane Vet Center (509) 893-4743 to see if an event is still running.**

June 4th - Mobile Market in Post Falls. They will be at Post Falls Wal-Mart, 3050 E. Mullan Ave. from 11 am until 1 pm. They will have drive-thru distribution for up to 450 families. This event is from Harvest Mobile Food Bank, Mobile Vet center will be there as well.   

June 5th - Mobile Market in Newport. They will be at American Lutheran Church, 332801 Hwy 2, from 10 am until noon. They will have drive-thru distribution for up to 300 families. This event is from Harvest Mobile Food Bank, Mobile Vet center will be there as well.

June 5th - Mobile Market in Spokane. They will be at Southside Food Pantry, 2934 E. 27th Ave. from 3 pm until 6 pm. They will have drive-thru  distribution for up to 450 families. This event is from Harvest Mobile Food Bank, Mobile Vet center will be there as well.

June 15th - Mobile Market in Sandpoint. They will be at the Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church; 1900 Pine street, from 11 am until 1 pm. They will have drive-thru and walk-thru distribution for up to 300 families. This event is from Harvest Mobile Food Bank, Mobile Vet center will be there as well. 

July 18th - Newport WA Stand Down; Stand down will be at the Newport High School 1400 5th Street in Newport WA 99156 from 8 am until 2 pm The Vietnam Moving Wall will also be at the High School that weekend. There will be free services, information and assistance from Federal, State, and County agencies, non profits and more. Lunch will be provided! For more information about this event contact Brad at 509-671-3585.

July 18th - 4th Annual Jacked Up, Big Show; Vets charity event by Veterans Community Response and Rock Wheelers. This event will take place at the red Barn at 6607 N. Havana street in Spokane. Free admission to the event, they will have raffles, trophies, unique vehicles, live bands, food trucks, games, vendors, and more! This event is sponsored by Bordwell Concrete and D&J Auto motive. If you have questions visit www.rockstarwheelers.com or test 509-426-3854 with questions. 

August 29th - Colville WA Stand Down; more information available as the date approaches. 

October 3-4th - Libby MT Stand Down; more information available as the date approaches. 

Continuous Events


  • Coffee & Comradery - VA enrolled veterans meet up every Wednesday from 8 until 8:45 am at the 2nd floor room C223 of the Mann-Grandstaff VA to have a free cup of coffee and share information. If you have questions you can contact Kari Tabino at 509-434-7657. 
  • Idaho Female Veterans Network - Held the second Tuesday of each month in Post Falls VFW Post 3603 (1225 E. 3rd Ave) join the group on Facebook:  HERE to find out more information! 
  • Sandpoint War Vet’s Group – Every Other Thursday from 10:00 until 11:30 at the Sandpoint VFW; Next meeting will be January 12th. Offering war veterans of all eras a place to meet and overcome the unique challenges of life after war. Open to veterans of all wars, on the corner of Pine and Division. If you have any questions call 509-844-1053. 
  • Sandpoint War Veteran’s Spouses Group – Meeting every other Thursday from 10:00 until 11:30 at the Sandpoint VFW; next meeting will be January 5th. Offering support for spouses and significant other of war veterans in Sandpoint. Call 509-844-1053 with questions.
  • Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of Servicemembers who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10th, 2001. Need some more information on what the VA can provide for students, check out the their website HERE .
  • Military  Family Scholarships BestColleges.com has created a financial aid guide specifically for military spouses and children. They provide context for how students can best take advantage of available federal resources, and offer over 30 scholarships and grants for veterans, spouses, and dependents of veterans. Check it out HERE .

For more information on these upcoming activities or any questions send an email to lyndsie.halcro@bonnercountyid.gov .

To schedule an appointment get in contact with our Veteran Service Officer Bryan Hult today, 1500 Hwy 2, suite 122 in Sandpoint or call between 8:00 am and noon to schedule an appointment; 208-255-5291.