Chandler hosts inaugural Safety and Veterans Expo

Chandler, Ariz. – Mark your calendar for the upcoming inaugural Safety and Veterans Expo (S.A.V.E.) hosted by Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny, the Chandler Police Department, Chandler Fire, Health and Medical, and the City’s Cultural Affairs Division. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Chandler City Hall, 175 S. Arizona Ave.

The S.A.V.E. Expo is a free event for the entire family and the Veterans community. Attendees can learn about personal and property safety, fire and crime prevention methods, how to obtain a city building permit and sign up for services and programs provided by City of Chandler departments. Veterans will be able to receive claims assistance from the Veterans Health Administration and get information from other veterans’ service organizations.

Attendees also are encouraged to bring any documents they want shredded onsite as well as electronics they would like to have safely disposed. The shredding service is being provided by ProShred and eGreen IT Solution and sponsored by local Home Depots. Public safety vehicles will be on display and food trucks will be onsite selling a variety of culinary delights.

During the event, attendees can hear “Courageous Stories of Arizona Military Aviators,” featuring helicopter pilots who served in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan sharing some of their experiences. This presentation, the first in the America in Times of Conflict program series from Cultural Affairs, will be held in the Council Chambers, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Free event parking is available in the City Hall garage located on Washington Street, between Frye Road and Chicago Street.

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