Veterans needed for creative arts festival


by Cindy McManus

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from January 28, 2013 until February 19, 2013

Location: Nat'l Veterans Creative Arts Festival, MKE, VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave, Milwaukee

Phone: 414-384-2000 Art: #41976, Talent: #42433

Event Description

For veterans who need to speak out but aren't keen on the idea of talking, it's a way to express themselves. Not only is it a friendly outlet to show creat skills, it's also part of therapy long after many have come home from war.

Registration deadline is Tues, Feb 19 at 4:00pm.

All veterans enrolled for care in the VA can participate. There are 53 art categories. There will also be a separate talent competition as well.

More than 3,725 veterans rom across the US participated last year. Four of Milwaukee's vets were in the top three. One of them took first place and another ranked third nationally.

The first stage of the festival will take place on Mon., Feb. 25.
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