Today in 1961: Following a meeting between South Vietnamese envoy Nguyen Dinh Thuan and President John F. Kennedy, the United States agrees to increase the presence of American military advisors in Vietnam from 340 to 805, and to provide direct training and combat supervision to South Vietnamese troops.
The number of U.S. personnel rose to 3,200 by the end of 1962.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the NESCO Summer Concert Series. The concerts are held Monday evenings at the Warner Park Shelter from 6 to 7:30pm. All are welcome to enjoy free, live music. Tonight,’ Juvenil sin Fronteras’ performs. In case of severe weather, thunderstorms, or excessive heat, August 4th will be the make-up date. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Transportation is available for senior adults in the north/eastside of Madison; call 243-5252 to arrange a ride or for more info. This is at 2930 North Sherman Avenue.
A job search support group meets Mondays from 7 to 9pm at Michelangelos, 114 State Street. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Wheelchair Recycling Program offers low cost, refurbished mobility and medical equipment to people that may not have the resources to obtain them new. They have wheelchairs, walkers, bath items, grab bars and other assistive equipment for purchase. There are offices in Madison and the Greater-Milwaukee area. Visit wrp.org or call 608-243-1785 for details.