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October 13, 2018

   

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides a variety of veterans’ education benefits and assistance programs, benefiting both veterans and some dependents.  On Saturday, the Nueces County Veterans Services Office will hold a free educational seminar.  This event is aimed at providing veterans and their dependents the opportunity to ask questions about education benefits. The  Veterans 101 Education seminar will take place at the Del Mar College Economic Development Center, 3209 S. Staples St., Corpus Christi, TX 78411. The event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  For more information call 361-888-0821.

    

Congressman Frank LoBiondo is set to hold his final Veterans Enrollment and Benefits Clinic this weekend.  The clinic will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Ave., Penns Grove, NJ 08069.  The clinic will help veterans determine their eligibility for VA benefits and help facilitate their participation in the VA healthcare system.  Veterans who plan to attend are asked to bring their DD Form 214.

     

October 17, 2018

  

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Royce Kelb, the District 6 VFW Veteran Service Officer (VSO) will be available to discuss VA benefits. The informational session will begin at 6:45 p.m. at the Wood & Huston Bank Community Room, located at 27 E. North St., Marshall, MO.  Mr. Kelb will discuss many benefits for veterans suffering with ringing in the ears and hearing loss; Agent Orange exposure for Vietnam veterans; exposure to cold weather in Europe and Korea; what veterans’ spouses need to know about benefits; and information for veterans and surviving spouses that may be eligible for in-home health care.  All veterans are welcome. Veterans should bring their Honorable Discharge certificate or DD Form 214, and all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) paperwork, if they have any.  For more information, contact Post 2646 Commander Dennis Desmond at 660-815-7742.

   

  

  

  

  

  

  

 

  

 

    

October 18, 2018

   

A Veteran Expo is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., October 18, 2018, at the American Legion, Byron Cox Post 72, 101 Walter Remley Dr., Crawfordsville, IN 47933. For questions contact Joe Ellis at the Montgomery County Veterans Service Office. He can be reached at the Montgomery County Office Building, 110 W. South Blvd., Crawfordsville, IN 47933; by email at

joe.ellis@montgomeryco.net; by landline telephone at 361-4133; or by cellphone at 765-401-0432.

    

October 20, 2018

    

A veterans benefits fair and is set for Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Modern Living Building, 1301 S. Fair Ave., Yakima, WA 98901, on the site of State Fair Park.  The fair will start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m.  For more information call 509-248-7160.

   

October 22, 2018

    

Cambria County Library, located 248 Main St., Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15901, will hold a free town hall meeting so that veterans and dependents will have the opportunity to learn about benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  The meeting will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  The meetings are free to veterans who present valid Veteran ID Cards or their DD Form 214.

   

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

   

          

VA benefits assistance for Native American veterans will be offered by the Nevada Department of Veteran Services from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on October 22, 2018 at the Red Lion Inn and Casino located at 2065 Idaho St., Elko, NV 89801.  To register for the event, or save a seat, contact McKensie King at kingm@veterans.nv.gov or call 775-321-4708.

    

October 23, 2018

    

Cresson American Legion, located 222 Ashcroft Ave., Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630, will hold a free town hall meeting so that veterans and dependents will have the opportunity to learn about benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  The meeting will be held from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  The meetings are free to veterans who present valid Veteran ID Cards or their DD Form 214. 

      

October 24, 2018

   

The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs for Madison County is hosting a license-stamping event on Monday, October 24, 2018, in Wood River for military veterans.   The event will be held at the VFW Post 2859, 231 E. Edwardsville Rd., Wood River, IL 62095, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.  Organizers will be stamping DD Form 214’s and Report of Separations for veterans to add “VETERAN” to their driver’s license, and discussing other benefits for veterans, spouses and dependents. The VETERAN designation the DD Form 214’s and Report of Separation cannot be altered in anyway and must be readable. For more information, call the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs for Madison County at 618-254-7399.

    

Colleen Kelly, a representative from Solano County's Veteran Services department, will be at the Vacaville Cultural Center Library the fourth Wednesday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The counselor will be stationed at the library’s Veterans Connect table, ready to assist veterans and their families with veterans benefits on October 24, 2018.  The library is located at 1020 Ulatis Dr., Vacaville, CA 95687.  For further information call 1-866-57-ASKUS.

  

   

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 

 

  

October 26, 2018

   

Third Military Benefits Expo to be held at the Simon Center Great Room, 98 Bridge St., Henniker, NH 03242, on Friday, October 26, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  More than 20 supportive agencies from all over New England will be here to offer assistance to veterans, dependents, military members, and their families.  Assistance will be offered with VA benefits, problems related with aging, homelessness, substance abuse, adjusting to civilian life, disabilities, and child support.  Regardless of discharge level, there will be agencies on hand that can help.  Take a copy of your DD Form 214 to Expo.  For more information contact Dr. Cindi A. Nadelman at 603-428-2909 or email cnadelman@nec.edu.

     

October 27, 2018

       

American Legion Post 1 of New Bedford is hosting a Veteran’s Expo on October 27, 2018, where extensive resources and benefits will be made available to veterans and their families. The event, which will be from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fort Taber Community Center, 1000 S. Rodney French Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02740.   The Expo will feature employment opportunities for veterans, as representatives from companies in the area such as KAM Reality, Lowe’s, and Ocean State Job Lot will be on hand for in-person discussions and interviews. Veterans are encouraged to attend and bring their DD Form 214 and resume if they are seeking employment.  For more information call 508-961-3015.

     

October 29, 2018

      

Richland VFW, located at 651 Lamberd Ave., Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904, will hold a free town hall meeting so that veterans and dependents will have the opportunity to learn about benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  The meeting will be held from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The meetings are free to veterans who present valid Veteran ID Cards or their DD Form 214. 

   

November 7, 2018

   

The City of Henderson will provide veterans and their families a "one-stop source" for assistance at the Veteran's Resource Fair.  The fair is scheduled to be held on November 7, 2018, at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, located at 300 Racetrack Rd., Henderson, Nevada, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  All veterans are encouraged to visit. Advocates for veterans will provide attendees with information on housing, drug and alcohol assistance and VA benefits information. Industry services and local government departments that affect veterans will also attend the fair.  A shuttle service will be provided from the Downtown Senior Center at 27 E. Texas Ave. to the resource fair.  To learn more about the event call 702-267-5717.