Nominate a Tri-Town veteran for ‘Veteran of the Year’

Aug 18, 2023

Tri-Town veterans are eligible to be nominated for the 2023 Veterans Transition House “Veteran of the Year” award.

The Veteran of the Year Award is presented to a regional veteran in recognition of their outstanding contributions to veterans, veterans’ issues, and the community as a whole. This year marks the 28th annual award.

The Veterans Transition House seeks nominations from the public between until Sept. 30. The nomination form is available on the organization’s website at application/,  and can be requested by emailing or calling 508-992-5313 x 2.

Completed forms can be emailed to or mailed to Veterans Transition House, 1297 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. 

The Veteran of the Year Award will be announced in October and presented at an event sponsored by BankFive. Profishant, Inc., Vantage in Philanthropy and other sponsors also support this event which will beheld on Nov. 8,  at Rachel’s Lakeside in Dartmouth in recognition of Veterans Day.

For table sponsorship and ticket information, contact Deven Robitaille at This event is a fundraiser to support veterans housing, outreach services, and the meals program delivered by Veterans Transition House.