Hohenstein is hosting community event to honor veterans

HARRISBURG, June 8 – State Rep. Joe Hohenstein, D-Phila., has announced he is co-hosting with City Councilmember Bobby Henon a community event to honor veterans and offer help with state services to community members.

The event – a Veterans Appreciation Barbecue -- will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 10 at Frankford & Cottman Avenues. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held on July 17. Public updates will be available.

Veterans and their families are invited to attend the free event, which will feature dozens of vendors; veteran-specific federal, state and city resources; and free food. Music accompaniment for the Veterans Appreciation Barbecue will be provided by Evryman Jack.

Hohenstein’s staff will be on-site to assist with SEPTA Senior Key Cards, Real ID information, Veterans Assistance Program information, and other state-related services and programs.

Some of the vendors featured will be the Veterans Multi-Service Center, Veterans Affairs and city services, which will offer a range of constituent services.

For more information or questions, veterans and families may contact Hohenstein’s office at RepHohenstein@pahouse.com or use the constituent contact form at PAHouse.com/Hohenstein.