VET FEST at LSUEVet Fest Logo

Celebrating & Supporting Veterans in the Community

When:     Saturday, April 1, 2023

Where:   LSUE Campus

BENEFITS SYMPOSIUM - Conference RM 127 1:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m. followed by Questions and Answer on the North side / North Commons area of the Mumphrey Center.

Veterans and their families should attend this session to learn about what benefits and resources are available to them to take advantage of.

FOOD & DRINK -Veterans eat for free. Beer and Wine for purchase. Community welcome to join for music and food. There will be a dance floor This will be held in the South Commons area of the Mumphrey Center.

Performance by - Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie from 3:00 p.m. till 4:30 p.m. on the North side of Mumphrey Center

Register to Attend

Event registration is FREE!  Veterans should pre-register to attend to make sure to take full advantage of the opportunities for Vet Fest.  Click the button below to register.


Deadline to register is Thursday, March 30 at 11:59 PM.

Benefit Symposium Speakers:

1300: Opening Prayer Heath McWilliams
1302: Signing of National Anthem Lisan O’Banion
1305: Opening remarks  Chancellor Dr. Sorenson
1310: LADV and PACT Act Sec. Strickland (COL, USA, Ret)
1325: Veteran Outreach Program Larry Williams
1335:  Veterans Education Program Torrence Joseph
1345:  Southwest Veterans Home Joni Frey
1355:  Southwest Veterans Cemetery                              Dwayne Guidry
1405:  Mental Health Alexandria Veterans Hospital
1415  HERO Program Maddie Jackson
1425: Veteran Service Officer  Darrell Miller St. Landry Parish
1435:  Community Care     Courtney Moore
1445: Acadian Veterans Alliance    Andrew Ward
1455:  Closing Comments  Pam Veillon