Veterans outreach available at Welby’s office

HARRISBURG, Sept. 27 – State Rep. Thom Welby today announced his office will host a bimonthly veterans outreach program on Oct. 11 and 25.

“We are very fortunate that brave men and women have valiantly served our country for generations. My office wants to be sure that they are aware of the various programs that our state offers to help them and their families,” Welby said.

A representative from Lackawanna County Veterans Affairs will be in Welby’s Abington Shopping Center office – 1147 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit, 18411 -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 11 and 25 to discuss services available for veterans, as well as the application process.

Welby said the professional will also be available to discuss pensions and other forms of compensation, educational opportunities, health care and other benefits.

Those interested in meeting with the veterans representative must schedule an appointment through Welby’s office at 570-342-4348.