Annual Open House to Welcome Home Our Vietnam Veterans – March 29th

submitted by Richard Vanderputte-McPherson, Communications Specialist, Harbor Hospice


West Michigan – Harbor Hospice-We Honor Veterans, Chaplain Wes and Lil Spyke, and Muskegon County Department of Veterans Affairs are partnering to present an annual community event to honor and welcome home our Vietnam Veterans. All Vietnam veterans and their families, supporters, and veterans of all eras are invited to the 4th Annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event on Tuesday, March 29 at Veterans Affairs, 97 E. Apple Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49442, Room 119.

“The We Honor Veterans program gives us the opportunity to recognize the sacrifices not only our veterans have made, but their families as well. It shows our community we are intentional about meeting our veterans’ specific needs while providing compassionate care,” Amber Wallace, Volunteer & Events Coordinator, Harbor Hospice. “We are thrilled to partner with Chaplain Wes & Lil Spyke, and the Muskegon County Department of Veterans Affairs for this event.”

An open house-style event 9:00 am – 11:00 am with fellowship, story sharing, recognition, and a variety of donuts and coffee.

“As part of individualizing our care here at Harbor our team assesses for military background to ensure to explore for potential needs and to explore available benefits to the individual or their family,” said Pamela Wingard, LMSW, Social Work & Counseling Services Manager, Harbor Hospice.

Event is free to attend for veterans, their families, and supporters; for questions, please call Chaplain Wes at 231.557.2502.

For more information about the Harbor Hospice-We Honor Veterans program, call 231.728.3442 / 1.800.497.9559 or email or visit our website at