Local events

North Idaho Veteran Stand Down

Provides services to veterans and their families who need assistance with housing, employment, medical, dental, veterinary and clothing just to name a few. Lakewood Animal Hospital on site to provide free examinations and pet care. Funds raised from the event help us provide services for veterans in need throughout the year. The North Idaho Veteran Stand Down is sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul, The American Legion Post 143, The United Way of Kootenai County, The Veterans Administration and The North Idaho Veteran Stand Down Committee. Volunteers for the event should register online at www.kootenaiunitedway.org.