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RIVERSIDE AREA VETERANS' EXPO (RAVE) and STAND DOWN 2017
Fri, April 21, 2017, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT
The purpose of this event is to inform area veterans on housing, employment, medical, educational, DMV ID cards and other benefits for which they qualify; to bring veterans together with regional stakeholders and agencies that specialize in the delivery of veterans services; and to allow homeless veterans the opportunity to shower, receive personal hygiene items, some clothing items and assistance with obtaining housing. Veterans Court will be hosted on site. There will be free medical and dental services for homeless veterans.
Are there ID requirements to enter the event?
Not required; however, it is preferred. Please bring picture identification. If registered as a veteran then please bring in proof of service.(DD-214, Military ID card, VA ID, CA Driver's License with Veteran Destination, etc...)
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The Riverside Transit Agency (RTA), will offer free rides on all fixed-route buses on April 21, 2017 between 4 a.m. and 6 p.m. for veterans, active-duty service members and their families with appropriate identification attending the RAVE and Veterans Stand Down event. ID includes U.S.Department of Veterans Affairs issued photo ID Card, and U.S Uniformed Services ID card (active, retired, reserve or dependent), a CA Driver's license with Veteran designation, or an RTA-issued Veteran photo ID. Parking will be available and there will be signage and parking attendants to direct where to park. Shuttle services may be provided. Schedules and pickup point information will be provided prior to the event.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It's preferable to bring the printed ticket; but, it is not required, as you can check in and register at the event.
Can I update my registration information?
If necessary, updated registration information is allowed.
Are pets and animals allowed inside the event?
Service animals will be allowed inside, no pets at the event will be allowed inside the event.
Can I still register for the event if it is past the registration deadline and how?
Yes, registration will be available on the day of the event.