Longview benefits fair June 29 for Texas veterans
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Longview benefits fair June 29 for Texas veterans

State and federal officials join to help with veterans’ benefits questions

A free “come and go” benefits fair for Texas veterans will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at the Maude Cobb Convention Center, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview, 75604.  The fair, targeting all a

Officials from the Texas Veterans Land Board will be on hand to provide information on state programs including land, housing and home improvement loans as well as Texas state veterans cemeteries and nursing homes for veterans. Joining them will be representatives from the Texas Veterans Commission, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and local Realtors and lenders specializing in veterans’ loans. Veterans wishing to discuss pending claims with VA officials should bring pertinent case information, including claim numbers if available. Veterans are encouraged to drop in to learn more about their benefits any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and are not required to stay for the duration of the event.

For more information on the benefits fair, please call Jim Mickler at 512-417-3757.

For more information on benefits available only to Texas veterans, such as veterans cemeteries, nursing homes and low-interest land and home loans, call 1-800-252-8387 or visit www.texasveterans.com.

WHO:                   Texas veterans

WHAT:                Free benefits fair for Texas veterans

WHEN:                10 a.m., Saturday, June 29

WHERE:              Maude Cobb Convention Center, 100 Grand Blvd., Longview

WHY:                   To help Texas veterans learn about improved state and federal benefits. Call 1-800-252-VETS (1-800-252-8387) for more information, or visit the Veterans Land Board Web site at http://www.glo.texas.gov/vlb/index.html.


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