Free medical, dental and other services for Fairbanks veterans

SFairbanks will hold its 16th Annual Stand Down for Veterans event Aug. 15 and 16 in Pioneer Park. The event brings together a myriad of free services and resources for veterans: Free dental, medical and optometry screenings, info and assistance on veterans benefits, employment and vocational rehabilitation, Social Security, legal questions, taxes, more. Free massage, acupuncture, chiropractic, haircuts, clothing, food bags, door prizes, entertainment.

Friday, Aug. 15, is designated for clothing distribution only, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All other services will be available Saturday, Aug. 16, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enjoy a hot breakfast and lunch and visit with fellow vets. Veterans identification is required for entry: DD214, Vet ID card.

For more information, call 479-7940.