National Vietnam War Veterans Day Event

National Vietnam War Veterans Day Event

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day Event

Friday, March 29, is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. To commemorate it, a special ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Amphitheatre next to Fairfax City Hall at 10485-10489 Armstrong St. in Fairfax. Sponsoring this event are the Fairfax County Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Fairfax Resolves Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), along with VFW Post No. 8469 and American Legion Post No. 177.

The public is welcome to attend and honor all Vietnam veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces, plus their families. In addition, the names of the 147 Fairfax County residents killed in Vietnam, or missing, will be read. And all Vietnam veterans present will be recognized. 

Donate Supplies to The Lamb Center

The Lamb Center, a nonprofit, daytime drop-in center for the homeless, needs the following supplies, this month: laundry detergent; liquid bleach; dryer sheets; unscented, 13-gallon trash bags with drawstrings; hand soap; disinfectant wipes; backpacks; travel-sized toiletries (mouthwash must be alcohol-free); surgical face masks (not N95); winter boots and athletic shoes (men’s and women’s, all sizes); work gloves (new); men’s belts (sizes 30-48); men’s sneakers (8-13); men’s boots, (8-13); and men’s jersey boxer briefs (M-XL). 

All supplies may be brought to The Lamb Center, 3160 Campbell Drive in Fairfax, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; and Saturdays, from 9-11 a.m.