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October 19, 2019

       

The Cape Cod Regional Veterans Expo will be held at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, 210 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, Massachusetts 02664 on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The expo, hosted by the Cape Cod Vet Center, will feature information regarding benefits and services for veterans, including health care, employment, and home loans. The expo will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information call 508-778-0124.

        

  

  

  

  

 

  

  

  

           

October 21, 2019

  

Veterans can learn more about death benefits at a seminar to be held from 5 to 7 p.m. October 21, 2019 at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 913. NW Garden Valley Blvd., Roseburg, OR 97471.  The seminar will take place in the center’s main auditorium.  The seminar will be hosted by Daniel Carver from Roseburg National Cemetery.  Topics covered will include advance directives, hospice, chaplain services, social security and funerals. Veterans will have a chance to ask questions at the seminar.

   

October 22, 2019

     

Craig Foster, Veteran Service Officer from the Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs, will be at the Morrill Public Library, 431 Oregon St, Hiawatha, KS 66434 on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.  Foster will be available from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. to assist local veterans and their families with benefits. He has assisted over 50 local veterans, their families or survivors, so far this year.

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

        

October 23, 2019

     

A representative from the Idaho State Veteran’s Service Office will be in Sandpoint to answer questions for local veterans.  The representative will be in Sandpoint on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, to answer questions about current veteran’s benefits, assist with ongoing claims, and take new claims for benefits for eligible veterans and their dependents. The Idaho State Veteran Service officer will be at 1500 Highway 2, Ste. # 122, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The state service officer will be working in conjunction with Bryan Hult, the Bonner County service officer. Veterans will be seen by appointment only to ensure they are given quality time.  Appointments must be scheduled by calling Lyndsie Halcro at 208-255-5291.  If there are no appointments scheduled for this outreach, or winter weather conditions prohibit travel, the outreach will be canceled.

  

October 24, 2019

    

Veterans and families are invited to attend the McKean County Veterans Resource Fair from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., October 24, 2019 at the Kane Community Center, 46 S. Fraley St., Kane, Pennsylvania 16735.  During the Veterans Resource Fair, community agencies, health experts and members of the Erie VA Medical Center (VAMC) leadership team will be on site to answer questions, provide information and to meet with veterans face-to-face.  Veterans not enrolled in VA healthcare or are interested in speaking to eligibility representatives or a benefits counselor are encouraged to bring a copy of their DD Form 214 service discharge papers. These representatives will be on site and will screen for eligibility for VA services and benefits.  Attendees will be able to sign up for door prizes, too.  For more information, contact McKean County Veteran’s Service Office at 814-887-3241 or Byron Sutton at 814-363-9100.

      

The 2019 Veterans’ Resource Fair will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at the Kane Community Center, 46 South Fraley St., in Kane, PA 16735.  Multiple agencies will be on-site to answer questions, provide information, and to meet with veterans face-to-face. Veterans service providers will be on hand, as well as educational providers, counselors, and employment specialist to assist veterans and family members.  Vietnam, Blue Water, Navy and Marine Corps veterans should attend for information on potential benefits available from their service during the Vietnam War.  Any veteran not currently enrolled in VA healthcare or are interested in speaking to eligibility representatives or a benefits counselor should bring a copy of their DD Form 214 service discharge papers. These representatives will be on-site and will screen for eligibility for VA services and benefits.  

  

  

    

        

  

  

  

  

    

      

October 30, 2019

    

Veterans, military service members and their families will be able to advance their life and career goals at the South Florida Veterans Expo on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Rd, Delray Beach, Florida. The event is free and open to the public.  Featuring more than 30 exhibitors, including employers, nonprofit organizations and government agencies, the expo will be hosted by Palm Beach State College and former state Sen. Maria Sachs, a champion of veterans.  For more information about the South Florida Veterans Expo call 561-868-3380.