Pitt County Veteran Stand Down set for Oct. 20

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - The Pitt County Veteran Stand Down is scheduled for Friday, October 20nd.

Pitt County's local disabled Veterans Chapter Commander, Paula Flores, said "Stand Downs have been going on for about six years and it's where organizations get together, usually in the month of October here in Greenville and we have volunteers and non-profit organizations, help crisis people get together, services like dentists and barbers get together to help our homeless veterans population or veterans in need."

The event will have many resources available for Veterans including healthcare, education, clothing, basic medical screening and more.

Organizers say lunch will also be served.

ALL veterans are welcome.

The Stand Down is being held from 9am to 2pm on Friday October 20 at Saint James Methodist Church.

You can find out more by calling (252) 355-9067 Ext 212 or visiting https://www.facebook.com/StandDown2017.