(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) – State Senator Jim Summerville (R-Dickson) has announced the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a Veterans Outreach Event for Houston, Humphreys and Stewart Counties on Friday July 18, 2014 at the Erin City Hall, 15 Hill Street, Erin, Tennessee. Summerville said the purpose of the event is to provide veterans with claims assistance, employment opportunities, educational resources and other benefits.
Summerville represents Humphreys County in District 25 in the Tennessee Senate.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for our veterans to receive a wide variety of help with services,” said Senator Summerville. “I hope many of them will come out and see what opportunities are available to them.”
Among other vendors planning to attend the event are: Centerstone Supportive Services, Work Force Essentials, Trinity Industries, Buffalo Valley, Lowes Improvement Companies, TRICARE / Humana, Agero, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Spartan Staffing, Dover VA Clinic, Nashville State Community College, J-9 Family Assistance, Tennessee Higher Education Commission, Trinity Industries, Tennessee State Veteran’s Home, Nashville Vet Center, Bradford Health Services, UPS, Technology Access Center, USDA Rural Development, Bethel University, Trans America, R.E. West Transportation, and ARNG/Employment Enhancement Group.
“Our veterans are the backbone of the nation,” added Summerville. “I want to see a huge turnout for this event. Hopefully, they will receive the help that they so richly deserve for defending our freedoms.”
For more information: http://www.tn.gov/veteran/tdvaevents.shtml