Kenosha County's 2017 Homeless Veterans Stand Down and Veterans Celebration will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Road, Kenosha.

"The stand down is being held to reach out to homeless veterans and veterans at risk of becoming homeless," said Ali Nelson, director of the Kenosha County Division of Veterans Services. "The celebration is to honor our United States military men and women who are actively serving and those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as the sacrifices made by their families."

Event highlights include: 
  • Free breakfast served from 8 to 9 a.m.
  • Opening Ceremony from 9 to 10 a.m.
  • Live entertainment featuring recording artist Cheryl McCrary and the band Kenosha Drive
  • Free lunch served from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Available all day at no cost are: Legal services, haircuts, flu shots, free clothing, VA health care, information about financial assistance, veterans benefits and more.
  • Fun activities for the whole family and giveaways
Those wishing to attend the event are asked to RSVP to Ali Nelson at or 262-605-6690. More information about the Homeless Veterans Stand Down is available at