Military Family Fest

by Brittany Shannon on October 13, 2010 at 5:35 am

The Red Cross wants to say ‘thank you’ to all past, present, and future military members and their families.

Saturday, October 16, the Muskingum Valley Red Cross is inviting military members and their families to the Zanesville Municipal Airport Hangar for the third-annual Military Family Fest.

"It’s a one-stop shop. We bring all the different resources in our area. Right now we’re up to 43 exhibits that they can come in and talk to reserve people and also they can meet other families form this area and set up networking opportunities with them," says James Applegate, Emergency Services Director for the Red Cross.

There will be activities for children, and a child care tent so that adults can attend the exhibits.

"Military OneSource, they offer mental health services, they offer tax services. We’re going to have the Veterans Administration, Operation Spirit is also going to be there," says Applegate.

The event will be held from noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information you can call James Applegate at 740-452-2731.