Lest We Forget our Vets Inc.



area events

Listed below are veteran-related events in the SW Michigan area.  For more information, contact us or the event organizers directly.

Some of the events listed are car shows and community events that we anticipate being at with the Military Road Show and Traveling Museum.  As always, we can't be in two places at one time and may not be available to participate as planned.  Check with us before any event to ask if we will be there.

May 2015

Sunday, May 3 

Mendon Old Car Dust Off - Mendon High School

Thursday, May 7

Allegan County Senior Fest

9:00 am - 1:30 pm.  First Baptist Church, Allegan.  Sponsored by Allegan County Building Ties Committee.  Contact www.alleganbuildingties.org 

Saturday, May 9

"Touch a Truck"  sponsored by Junior League of Kalamazoo. 10:00am - 2:00 pm.  Location: Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, East Lawn section.  Contact www.kalamazootrucks.com for more information.

Monday, May 11

Senior & Veterans Expo.  9 am - 1 pm.  Antwerp Township Hall, Mattawan, MI  Contact 888-222-1729 for more information. 

Monday, May 25

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, Portage, MI.  Parade steps off 10:00, beginning at Southland and traveling south on Westnedge to Veteran's Memorial Park at the Portage District Library.  Ceremony at the Memorial after parade, approx. 11:00.  Contact T.W. Lane for more info (contact info on this website).

April 2015

Saturday, April 11

Veterans Awareness Day.  10 am - 3 pm.  Sponsored by Veterans Advocate Services.  Location:  104 North 3rd St, Niles, MI  49120.  Contact:  veteransadvocateservices@gmail.com 

Saturday, April 18

Western ROTC 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk benefiting Wounded Warrior Project.  Registration 7:00 am.  WMU's Army ROTC Battalion, Lot 105.  For more details visit wmuwoundedwarrior.com.

June 2015

Saturday, June 13

Vicksburg Old Car Festival - Vicksburg, MI.  9 am - 4 pm.  For more info, visit www.vicksburgoldcarfestival.com 

Fri-Sun, June 19-21

2015 Vietnam Re-Enactment.  Benton Harbor, MI.  For more information, visit www.lestweforgetusa.org.

Saturday, June 27

Alamo's 2015 Classics In The Park. 

Registration 8 am, pancake breakfast 7 am.  Location: 8326 West DE Ave, Kalamazoo, MI  49009.  For more info, call Duane at 269 488 2160 or Newt at 269 344 6231.