The City of Chicopee, through Chicopee Veterans Services hosts the annual Memorial Day Parade as well as coordinating and assisting in any veterans ceremonies.
The mission of the Chicopee Veterans Services Office is to provide eligible veterans and their families, who are residents of Chicopee, with financial and medical assistance in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 115 and CMR 108.
Additionally, we provide referrals and assistance with housing, alternate sources of income, such as Social Security and the VA, employment opportunities, fuel assistance programs, area food banks and shelters. We are committed to ensuring that the veterans and their families receive the assistance that they are eligible for and to encourage them to seek permanent, life-long solutions to their needs.
"Providing our veteran audience with information, education and resources."
Soldiers' Home Benefit Gala- Sunday, October 16, 2016
All proceeds to benefits the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke. Pasta dinner, cash bar, raffles and prizes!
Master of Ceremonies- Brian Corridan.
Including: The Pioneer Valley Chordsmen, The Dove Colucci Show featuring Richie Mitnik & Judy Brinn, The Marksman Drum & Bugle Corps North American Champions 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Location: Knights of Columbus: 460 Granby Road, Chicopee, MA 01013
Hours: Dinner 12 noon entertainment to follow
Cost: Tickets $12.00 each. For tickets call Celeste (413) 592-7747
Dial-A-Lawyer call-in program, October 26, 2016
Western Massachusetts residents can receive free legal advice on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, through the Massachusetts Bar Association's. Volunteer lawyers from the MBA will field phone calls from 4 to 7 p.m., from residents of Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties who have legal concerns or problems. The legal advice is provided at no charge as a public service of the MBA. If a caller gets a busy signal, they are asked to hang up and try again. Normal telephone charges will apply.
Location: Via phone call
Hours: ONLY 4 to 7 p.m.
The City of Chicopee, in conjunction with the Veterans’ Memorial and Patriotic Committee of Chicopee, is planning to construct a monument in honor of those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America during the ongoing War on Terror. Special recognition will be given to two citizens of Chicopee killed prior to the 9/11 attack and four Killed in Action during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Please see attached slideshow below to read more about the War On Terror Memorial.