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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 14, 2011

IDVA to host ‘Helping Our Hometown Heroes’ Veterans benefits fair October 19th at NEIU in Chicago

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) is hosting a free Helping Our Hometown Heroes benefits fair for veterans on Wednesday, October 19th at Northeastern Illinois University’s Alumni Hall at 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue in Chicago, Ill. The fair will bring federal, state and local agencies and organizations together in one location.

Helping Our Hometown Heroes is a great resource for veterans to learn about and tap into all the benefits they have earned and are entitled to receive,” said IDVA Director Erica Borggren. “We appreciate all of the agencies that support these events and are working hard to serve veterans and their families in this community.”

Many federal, state and local agencies and organizations throughout the region will attend the NEIU event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.

In addition to IDVA, other participating organizations include Illinois Department of Employment Security, Troop to Teachers, Illinois Military Family Relief Fund, Illinois National Guard, Jesse Brown VAMC OIF/OEF/OND Program, Evanston Vet Center, NEIU Veterans Club, Roosevelt University Upward Bound Program, and the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago.

For more information and future events, please visit the Helping Our Hometown Heroes website.



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