Friday, January 23, 2015

EVVEC & City of Tempe Unite to Help Vets

Image of male and female acitve duty military saluting.  Captions: Join Us to Celebrate a New Community Partnership.  East Valley Veterans Education Center (EVVEC) is now Tempe’s Official Resource for Veterans

As the City of Tempe's official resource for veterans, the East Valley Veterans Education Center provides services to help veterans and their families access and claim the benefits they deserve—while building private, civic and business partnerships that create innovative workforce development opportunities for veterans.

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Program begins at 11:15 a.m.

East Valley Veterans Education Center 
3320 S. Price Road, Tempe, AZ 85282

Opening festivities include:
  • Remarks by Rio Salado College President Chris Bustamante, Maricopa Community College District Chancellor Dr. Rufus Glasper, Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell and Councilmember Robin Arredondo-Savage
  • Ceremonial presentations by ASU ROTC Color Guard and Sun Devil Battalion
  • Live musical performance by Gililland Middle School Orchestra

Information about the many benefits and services available to veterans provided by the following partnering agencies:
  • Arizona Coalition for Military Families
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security
  • Arizona State University’s Pat Tillman Center
  • City of Tempe Human Services
  • Honor Walk Foundation
  • Maricopa County Veterans Court
  • Maricopa Workforce Connection
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Veterans Administration
  • Veterans of Foreign Affairs
  • Veterans History Project
  • Veterans Upward Bound

For additional details call 480-384-9850 or email

This event is made possible by the Maricopa County Community College District and Rio Salado College in partnership with the City of Tempe.