Missouri Veterans Support Convention – 26 March 2011 – VFW POST 3168 – Richland MO

 

Missouri Veterans Support Convention – Help veterans learn how to receive disability assistance, employment assistance, education opportunities and needed fellowship and council to adjust from combat experiences.

Time: 0900-1500 hrs.
Date: 26 March 2011
Location: VFW POST 3168
26050 Swindell Drive
Richland, MO 65556

This is a statewide event and will have around 250 leaders from organizations like the VFW, American legion, Mission Continues, Missouri Veterans Commission and many other active Veteran groups. Leaders from many VA organizations (state and federal) will be speaking on Veteran benefits and assistance programs. Veteran support groups and nonprofit organizations will be providing information about available Veteran opportunities and / or request for assistance.

The purpose of the convention is for veterans and community members to receive first hand information on current veterans related issues and topics. Participants will gain information directly from the organizations tasked with the responsibility of protecting and providing for our Veterans and their families and will gives you an opportunity to interface and address concerns to directors of many VA organizations.

We will be speaking to hundreds who will intern do the same. Please come and become informed so as to bring back the most current information to your communities, families and fellow veterans.

Additionally several state legislators will address the group on current issues and answer direct questions relating to their involvement in VA affairs and legislation that directly affects the betterment of Veterans and their families.

Some briefing topics: State and Federal legislation; Veteran Service Officer; Veterans employment opportunities and assistance; Disability services; Department Of Elementary and Secondary Education support; combat related issues; available statewide community programs, Veterans Cemetery, Veterans Homes, and many more.

We welcome suggestions on potential guest speakers and organizations. Please share your ideas with me and I will make them happen. We welcome you to speak to the group about your organization and to have an information booth or display showcasing how you support Veterans. There is no charge for the event aside from an optional lunch meal.

If you have any questions please call me on my cell at (573) 855 8012 or e-mail me at [email protected]

POC/Organizer: Tony Laszacs
Chairman; C3 Veterans Representative
Address: P.O. Box 266; Waynesville, Missouri, 65583
Phone: (573) 855-8012
Email: [email protected]
Event Sponsor: John Sawyer
VFW Post 3168;
Address: 26050 Swindell Drive; Richland, MO 65556
Phone: (573) 528-3027
Email: [email protected] will be served on location.

Tentatively: Spaghetti (vegetarian and meet), Salad, Bread, Cobbler, Coffee, Tea, Water around $6.00 or less.

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