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Local Events and Happenings


**New events are added regularly; check this page for updates**

Veterans - Get Your Free FLU VACCINE!

Drive-Thru Flu Clinics:

October 15, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Twin Falls CBOC, 260 2nd Ave. E., Twin Falls, ID 83301

October 19, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Twin Falls CBOC, 260 2nd Ave. E., Twin Falls, ID 83301

Walk-In Flu Clinics:

October through November, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (Mon.-Fri.), Boise VA Medical Center, Bldg. 85A, 500 W. Fort St., Boise, ID 83702

October through November, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Mon.-Fri.), Caldwell CBOC, 4521 Thomas Jefferson St., Caldwell, ID 83605

Clay Hunt Behavioral Health Summits

Date & Time: October 17, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: Veterans Memorial Club, 2005 Valley Avenue, Baker City, OR 97814

Date & Time: October 18, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Location: American Legion Post 63, 63 West C St., Burns, OR 97720

The Clay Hunt Behavioral Health Summits bring together Veterans in rural communities with the goal of enhancing access to mental health services and addressing the mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their family members residing in the surrounding areas. These events are free and open to the public.

For more information, please call Josh Callihan at 208-422-1054, or e-mail him at

Homeless Veterans STAND DOWN

Date & Time: October 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: Boise VA Medical Center, 500 W. Fort St., Boise, ID 83702

Join us for medical screenings, haircuts, food, surplus gear, and much more! Proof of veteran status required.

For more information please call Mr. John Poarch at 208-695-5124.

2018 Idaho Women Veterans Conference

Date & Time: October 20, 2018 - 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: The Riverside Hotel, Boise

Free admission; Pre-Registration Required

For more information or to register, please visit the Idaho Division of Veterans Services website.

To nominate a person for Outstanding Idaho Woman Veteran, click here!

Southeastern Idaho Veterans Advisory Council Meeting

Date & Time: October 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Location: Dixie's Diner, 2150 Channing Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Veterans, Congressional staff members, Veterans Service Officers, and guests are cordially invited to a luncheon meeting of the Southeastern Idaho Veterans Advisory Council; cost for the special meal provided will be $11.00 per person or as ordered from the menu.

For more information or to request items for placement on the agenda, please call the Idaho Office of Veterans Advocacy at 208-236-6358.

Homeless Veterans STAND DOWN

Date & Time: October 27, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Idaho State University, Reed Gym, 936 Martin Luther King Drive, Building 45, Pocatello, ID 83201

Stand Downs provide supplies and services to homeless Veterans, such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings and VA Social Security benefits counseling. Veterans can also receive referrals to other assistance such as health care, housing solutions, employment, substance use treatment and mental health counseling. They are collaborative events, coordinated between local VA Medical Centers, other government agencies and community-based homeless service providers.

For more information, please call Mr. Sy Williams at 208-530-0666.

Idaho Department of Labor Veteran Hiring Event

Date & Time: October 29, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: Boise State University, Student Union - Jordan Ballroom, 1700 University Drive, Boise, ID

This event brings together veterans who want to work with employers who want to hire them. The campaign is the result of a partnership among veteran service providers and employers. A list of some employers who are participating, as well as interviewing tips, can be found on the Idaho Department of Labor's website.

For more information please call Robert Feliciano at 208-364-7785, ext. 3624. To access the Idaho Relay Service for the deaf and hard of hearing, dial 711.

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One of the ten remaining surviving crew members of the USS Slater recently visited the floating museum. The Slater is the last WWII destroyer escort still afloat.

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The Elizabeth Dole Center of Excellence, a new VA virtual research hub, will focus on Veteran caregiver challenges and services

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Boise Regional Benefit Office

444 W. Fort St.
Boise, ID 83702–4531
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

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