Roebuck hosting veterans event Nov. 18; Head of Pa. National Guard to speak

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 3 – State Rep. James Roebuck, D-Phila., will host a free veterans event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 in the McNeil Science and Technology Center, University of the Sciences, 4320 Woodland Ave., 19104.

The featured speaker will be Maj. Gen. Anthony J. Carrelli, adjutant general of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

"This is a chance to learn about state benefits available to veterans and to meet your state representative," Roebuck said. "We'll have representatives of state and local government agencies on hand to answer questions."

Roebuck is asking veterans to RSVP for the event by calling his office at 215-724-2227.