by Karen Flores, Hotline Attorney The last Monday in May is designated as Memorial Day, a federal holiday creating a three-day weekend which signifies the unofficial beginning of summer, a day off work and school, and most likely a huge sale at Art Van. More importantly, Memorial Day was established as a day to honor those who died while serving in the armed forces. Memorial Day … Continue reading Don’t Forget To Celebrate Memorial Day!
By Rosa Robinson, Housing Counselor Veterans’ Day is a time to honor those who have served their country. Freebies such as free meals and haircuts are offered by businesses statewide to show their appreciation. However, oftentimes Michigan veterans may not be aware of other benefits they may qualify for or how to apply for them. To address this problem, under Executive Order 2013-2, the Michigan … Continue reading Celebrating Veterans’ Day
Memorial Day was established as a day to remember those who have given their lives serving our country. We are very grateful for their service and sacrifices to preserve our freedoms. As part of honoring their sacrifices, it is important to remember their families and fellow veterans. According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, nearly 50,000 veterans are homeless, of which more than half … Continue reading Remembering Veterans and their Families this Memorial Day