ONEVeterans wait in line for their turn to go through the area set aside with clothing, food and other essential items to be distributed during the two-day 2015 Tri-State Stand Down held March 6-7 at Community Park in Bullhead City. More than 350 veterans, some of which are homeless, participated in the stand down and received hot meals during the event.Various civic, governmental and nonprofit organizations were on hand to provide services and help to the veterans. The organizations on hand included: Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council; Arizona Dept of Veterans’ Services; Chaplaincy; Arizona Department of Economic Security; U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs; Goodwill, MTC Management & Training Corporation, Sundridge Retirement Home, Mohave Community College, Health Choice Arizona, Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness; Mohave County Government, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Veterans Resource Center, ADOT Arizona Department of Transportation, Community Legal Services, Lake Havasu City Veterans Court, United Healthcare Medicare Dual Complete, Southwest Behavioral Health Services; Save-A-Vet; Outreach Education & Installations; Social Security Administration; Treat Now Coalition; and Veterans At Sea. There were organizations to help the veterans’ pets and included Food Four Paws which its motto is “Helping Pets One Bowl At A Time, For The Luv Of Paws that provided information about pet adoption and passed out pet related items and pet food, and Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic provided free vaccinations for the veterans’ pets.

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