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September 18, 2018


SI Elder Law, LLC, attorneys will hold a free seminar to discuss the importance of having the correct estate planning documents in place for peace of mind.  The free seminar will take place at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at the Pavilion located at 1602 Sioux Dr., Marion, IL 62959.  SI Elder Law Owner and Attorney Tiffanny H. Sievers will review the importance of having your estate plan work in conjunction with your financial plan. She will discuss powers of attorney, living wills, last will and testaments, and trusts. She will also discuss veteran’s benefits and Medicaid planning tools that can help preserve assets earned over a lifetime.  The seminar is free and open to the public. To RSVP, call 618-997-3500.












September 19, 2018


A multi-county (Rolette, Towner, Pierce, and McHenry) Veterans Wellness Conference will be held September 19-20, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Sky Dancer Casino Event Center, 3965 Sky Dancer Way NE, Belcourt, ND 58316.  It is being sponsored by Rolette County. Many veteran and community health care agencies will be available to assist with questions and disability claims. Please bring a valid VA ID, Veteran ID or DD Form 214. Spouses and family members are welcome.


September 20, 2018


A free benefits fair is scheduled for later this month that hopes to provide veterans from throughout the area with information about the benefits available to them from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Veteran Info Session is slated to take place from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at the Walpole Veterans of Foreign Wars Building at 109 Robbins Road in Walpole, Massachusetts.


September 21, 2018


A Southwest Virginia Veterans Expo is scheduled for Friday, September 21, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon. The event is being hosted by Delegate Todd Pillion, Ballad Health, and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center.  The Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center is located at One Partnership Circle, Abingdon, VA 24210.  This event will connect veterans and their families to federal, state, and community resources and services. Vendors will be present to provide important information about healthcare, veteran benefits, education, employment, transportation, and housing, among others.  For more information or to register for the event in advance, please contact Delegate Pillion’s office at 276-220-1209.














Veterans interested in learning more about community resources and services will be able to obtain more information at a Southwest Virginia Veterans Expo.  The Expo will take place at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, located at One Partnership Circle in Abingdon, Virginia on Friday, September 21, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  VFW Post 1994 will provide lunch. Commissioner John Newby of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services will serve as a special guest speaker.   The expo is hosted by Delegate Todd Pillion, Ballad Health and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center.  For more information or to register in advance please contact Pillion's office at 276-220-1209. 















September 27, 2018


The Women’s Business Development Center Campus Road Show tour will visit Illinois Wesleyan University from 9:00 a.m. to noon September 27, 2018, at 1211 Park St., Bloomington, IL.   The tour is an opportunity to take WBDC Veteran Business Assistance Services to student veterans and their families on college and university campuses across Illinois. This half-day event provides entrepreneurial education and business development workshops to active duty, reserve, guard and retired veteran students and their spouses on how to start or expand an existing business.


October 3, 2018


The inaugural Burlington County Veteran's Expo is set for Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the County Human Services Building in Westampton, NJ.  Burlington County residents who served in the Armed Forces and their families will have the opportunity to learn about and utilize all of the programs and services available to them at the event.  The County Human Services Building is located at 795 Woodlane Rd., Westampton, NJ. For more information, veterans may contact the Sheriff's Department at 609-265-3788.


October 12, 2018


The Cambria County Veteran Services Office has scheduled four town hall events for October 2018, aimed at reaching out to the county’s veteran population and providing information about possible benefits available through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  The town halls will be held in Ashville, Cresson, Johnstown and Geistown.  The October town halls are scheduled to be held as follows: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. October 12, 2018, located at Ashville VFW, 158 West Main St., Ashville; and 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., October 22, 2018, located at Cambria County Library, 248 Main St., Johnstown; and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., October 23, 2018, located at Cresson American Legion, 222 Ashcroft Ave., Cresson; and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., October 29, 2018, located at VFW Post 155, 651 Lamberd Ave., Johnstown.


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; by landline telephone at 361-4133; or by cellphone at 765-401-0432.