PHILADELPHIA, February 21, 2012 – – State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila./Montgomery) will join with the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Veterans Support Group to hold a Veterans Benefits Seminar.  The event is aimed at assisting veterans in finding jobs, housing and health care benefits for themselves and their families.

“As more and more veterans begin returning home from Iraq, Afghanistan and other parts of the world, it is imperative that we provide them with the information and assistance to help them live productive and healthy lives as civilians,” Hughes said.  “This seminar is intended to give veterans the tools and guidance to make a fresh start when they return home.”

A detailed presentation will feature the most recent information on employment opportunities, education programs, housing assistance for homeless and disabled veterans, health care benefits, spousal and children benefits, and benefit claims information.

WHO:             State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Phila./Montgomery), Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and Veterans Support Group

WHAT:          Veterans Benefits Seminar

WHEN:          Friday, February 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE:       Park Avenue Banquet Hall, 4952 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia

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