Event scheduled for April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Atascadero Lake Park near the bandstand

ATASCADERO — The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 2814 of Atascadero and the San Luis Obispo County Veterans Services Office are teaming up to host the Veterans Resource Fair on Saturday, April 22, in Atascadero. The free event is an effort to offer local veterans and their families the opportunity to connect with organizations and companies that offer services and benefits they may need.

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Resource Fair to Offer Support to Local Veterans

Scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Atascadero Lake Park near the bandstand, the outdoor gathering will include a variety of nonprofit organizations, government agencies and private companies offering services and information on health and wellness, financial assistance, social opportunities, employment opportunities, and more.

Additionally, the Kiwanis Club of Atascadero will be selling its famous tri-tip sandwich lunches from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Veterans’ lunches are being sponsored by generous members of the community. To sponsor a veteran’s lunch, visit vfwpost2814.org (Special Events) for the online donation link or details on where to send cash or checks.


Organizations and companies interested in participating should contact Kendra Scott, Veterans Services Office, kkescott@co.slo.ca.us or (805) 903-3234.

Local vendors who make and sell patriotic or Americana items are also invited to be a commercial vendor for only $10 a 10×10. Interested vendors can contact Sabrina Sakaguchi, VFW Auxiliary 2814, vfwauxiliary2814@gmail.com to sign-up.

The Veterans Resource Fair is Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Atascadero Lake Park located at 9305 Pismo Ave. The event offers free admission and parking. For more event details, including how to donate in support of the Veterans Resource Fair and the veterans it will serve, visit vfwpost2814.org (Special Events).