MVAHS Events Calendar
August 2021

Thursday, Aug 5, 2021
August 5 Blood Drive
 
Time: 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125 (at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
August 5, 2021
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125
(at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
All blood donations will be tested for the coronavirus antibody.
 
For questions about testing, visit www.oneblood.org/lp/oneblood-covid-19.stml.
 
 
Tuesday, Aug 10, 2021
August 10 Blood Drive
 
Time: 11:30 AM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125 (at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
August 10, 2021
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125
(at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
For questions about testing, visit www.oneblood.org/lp/oneblood-covid-19.stml.
 
 
Monday, Aug 16, 2021
August 16 Miami VA Virtual Job Fair
 
Time: 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM (EST)
Location: This is a virtual event.
https://olivia.paradox.ai/co/VA/Event/HousekeepingAidJobFair
 
We are hiring! Join the Miami VA for a virtual job fair this Monday, August 16 as we look to add to our team serving South Florida Veterans.
 
This virtual event will be focused on housekeeping aides with positions starting above $12 an hour.
 
Positions are full-time, 40 hours per week and are entitled to the full federal benefits package.
 
Have your resume available and attend the virtual event on August 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
 
Or text: VAHousekeeping to 25000 
 
 
Tuesday, Aug 17, 2021
August 17 Blood Drive
 
Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125 (at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
August 17, 2021
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125
(at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
For questions about testing, visit www.oneblood.org/lp/oneblood-covid-19.stml.
 
 
Saturday, Aug 21, 2021
VA Stand Down & Health Fair
 
Time: 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM (EST)
Location: 1769 NW 119th St, Miami, FL 33167
https://www.facebook.com/events/1025910031559784
 
Don't miss this Saturday, Aug. 21 at Northside SDA Church located at 1769 NW 119th Street!
 
VA along with Operation Sacred Trust and the Suicide Prevention Program are doing a Stand Down for homeless Veterans.
 
Free drive-thru food distribution from 10am-1pm for 500 families from Farm Share. First come, first served.
 
Walk-up COVID-19 vaccines will be given and free health test screening for diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, HIV, STD and hepatitis from 10am-4pm.
 
Partners: 
Operation Sacred Trust
Farm Share Florida
Florida Department of Health
University of Miami
Miami-Dade County Government
Northside SDA Church - Miami
Commissioners Jean Monestime, Miami-Dade County District 2
 
 
Monday, Aug 23, 2021
Miami VA Healthcare Benefits Livestream
 
Time: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (EST)
https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=m538b8dde4701e7487582cc05c60bc828
 
Join us on Monday, Aug. 23 at 12 pm. Learn about VA healthcare and benefits (livestream via Webex).
 
Representatives from Miami VA, The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Miami Vet Center will be available to answer questions and help S. Florida Veterans get the benefits they've earned.
 
Webex link:
https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=m538b8dde4701e7487582cc05c60bc828
 
Webex is free and available for mobile phones, tablets and computers.
 
Moderators:
- Maximo Alcocer, Outreach Program Coordinator, US Army Veteran, Miami VA
- Lakeya S. Cooper, My HealtheVet Coordinator, Miami VA
- Jennifer Celis, Human Resources Specialist, Miami VA
- Mernie Williams, Chief Voluntary services, US Army Veteran, Miami VA
- Anna Guerrero, Miami Vet Center, US Army Veteran, Miami VA
- Shane Suzuki, Public Affairs Officer, US Marine Corp Veteran, Miami VA
- Nicholas Turner, FDVA Veterans Claim Examiner, US Army Veteran
 
 
Monday, Aug 30, 2021
August 30 Blood Drive
 
Time: 10:30 AM- 5:30 PM (EST)
Location: 1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125 (at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
August 30, 2021
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Bruce W. Carter VA Medical Center
1201 NW 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125
(at the West Patio entrance parking lot)
 
For questions about blood donation, visit www.oneblood.org/learn.