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Veterans forum & resource fair in Lockport

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Tue, Sep 4th 2018 04:05 pm
Pictured, from left, front to back: Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski; Nancy Lenz, veteran; MaryJo Traversone of Homestead Funding Corp.; City of Lockport Mayor David Wohleben; Dale President/CEO Maureen Wendt; event coordinator Angie Blackley; Niagara County Office for The Aging Director Darlene DiCarlo; New York State Sen. Rob Ortt; veterans Dan Spencer and Cliff Grant; and Al Thompson, Niagara County Veterans Service Agency.
Pictured, from left, front to back: Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski; Nancy Lenz, veteran; MaryJo Traversone of Homestead Funding Corp.; City of Lockport Mayor David Wohleben; Dale President/CEO Maureen Wendt; event coordinator Angie Blackley; Niagara County Office for The Aging Director Darlene DiCarlo; New York State Sen. Rob Ortt; veterans Dan Spencer and Cliff Grant; and Al Thompson, Niagara County Veterans Service Agency.
The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport, will present a veterans forum and resource fair - a free and informative event for veterans and their family members - on from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Keynote speaker and City of Lockport Mayor David Wohleben will join guest presenters Al Thompson of Niagara County Veterans Service Agency, Niagara County Clerk Joe Jastrzemski ("Thank-a-Vet" program); Patrick J. Welch, Ph.D., U.S. Marine (retired); representatives from New York State Sen. Robert Ortt's office; and Wendy Backman from Senior Wishes.
Guests will receive updates to veterans' benefits and hear solutions to issues facing veterans and their family members in 2018. Speakers start at 1 p.m. From 12:30-3:30 p.m., guests are invited to visit with service agency vendors from Niagara County presenting information pertinent to veterans and family members.
Event sponsors include: Niagara County Office for The Aging, Ortt, Homestead Funding Corp., Aetna Insurance, Elderwood at Lockport and Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home. For more information, visit www.daleassociation.com.

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