The City of Boulder’s Older Adult Services and TRU Community Care will host a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event on Thursday, Mar. 30 at the East Boulder Age Well Center.
During this event, TRU Community Care and City of Boulder Older Adult Services will honor all veterans. The event will feature a Healing Warriors Program pop-up, free lunch for veterans of any era and service branch, and a Vietnam Era Veteran commemorative pinning.
- 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. - All veterans are invited to stop by the Healing Warriors Program pop-up to receive free acupuncture, craniosacral, and/or healing touch therapy.
- 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - All veterans are invited to enjoy a free meal and good conversation with fellow veterans.
- 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Join us for a Vietnam Era Veteran commemorative pinning by members of the American Legion Post 32 Honor Guard and a word from Boulder Mayor, Aaron Brockett.
In 2021, Colorado established March 30 as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day to serve as a tribute to the service and sacrifice of Vietnam veterans. This recognized day is in response to the unfortunate way many Veterans of the Vietnam era were treated when they came home from duty.
Find more information, register and see the full event schedule at TRUcare.org/welcomehome. Your RSVP is requested but not required.