Veterans Seminar scheduled in Manila

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A huge event for veterans and spouses will take place in Manila at the Airport Center on Thursday. The informative meeting has been months in the planning.

"We are excited about bringing this to Manila," chairman Rosemary Sandusky said. "We will have represenatives from the county and state to assist our veterans and spouses in sharing with them what is available."

Doors will open at 8 a.m. giving providers time to set up. Speakers will be from 9 a.m. until noon. Lunch will be served at noon and the seminar will finish at approximately 3 p.m. All veterans and spouses are encouraged to attend.

For more information, persons can contact Vermalene Smith at (870) 933-4598.

The seminar will be held in an effort to share information with veterans and give them the opportunity to talk to veteran service officers, representatives from VA Medical Clinic, Disabled Veterans Outreach programs, Workforce, Small Business Association, Westminister Village, Mid-South Healthcare; Beck Pride Center; American Legion, VFW, DAV, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and other agencies including Heroes for Hearing.

Everyone is encouraged to pre-register by calling 870-933-4598. Seating is limited.

Some of the topics will include claims, types of claims, service connected benefits, pension benefits, dependents indemnity compensation, health care benefits and burial benefits.

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