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“We Care Veterans Fair” to be held at Rome Civic Center on May 18th

May 16th, 2023 – 11:30 AM

The City of Rome –

The City of Rome will be hosting the “We Care Veterans Fair” on Thursday, May 18 at the Rome Civic Center from 8:30 am to 4 pm.  The fair offers free assistance for Veterans of all ages seeking benefits from governmental and nonprofit organizations. The free event is for Veterans, their families, and caregivers.

Over 60 providers will be at the fair to provide services for our veterans. Veterans can sign up for VA benefits, start a VA claim, get help with social security, aging, mental and physical health, and employment, along with opportunities to meet with other Veterans in the community. Veterans can feel confident that everything is free, and all services are provided at no cost.

The Goodr Mobile Grocery Store will be on-site so Veterans can shop for free groceries at the fair, but they must pre-register by phone or online because slots are limited: 706-973-0014,

Veterans can request no-cost free legal assistance at the fair and can pre-register for an appointment:

Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism office is collecting a list of all Floyd County businesses that offer discounts to Veterans to be shared at the event. To have your business listed with your special offer for Veterans, please contact Sarah Williams at 706-295-5576, [email protected].

Veterans can ride Rome Transit for free to the fair on the mainline fixed route service. Riders should take Bus 3 to the bus stop at Reservoir Street where a free event shuttle will take passengers to the Rome Civic Center. Bus 3 arrives and picks up at the Reservoir Street bus stop at the following times: 8:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m., 10:35 a.m., 11:35 a.m., 12:35 p.m., 1:35 p.m., 2:35 p.m., and 3:35 p.m.  After visiting the fair, take the free shuttle from the Civic Center back to the Reservoir St. bus stop. The last shuttle leaves the Civic Center for the last bus at 4:15 p.m. Paratransit riders can request a direct ride to the Civic Center. 

This event is produced by United Military Care. For questions about the event, please call 770-973-0014 or visit