Community Fair Offers Health, Wellness and Career Opportunities

On Saturday, Aug. 21, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., my office will hold a community fair at Tarentum Riverview Memorial Park, located at 400 E 1st Ave., Tarentum.

Activities and resources included:
  •   Health and wellness information screenings.
  •   Information on state and county level services and programs.
  •   Fun activities for families and individuals.
  •   Apprenticeship and career opportunities.

For more information or to sign up to be a vendor, call my office at 724-826-5013.

Senior Health Fair to Be Held in September

On Friday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to noon, my office will hold a Senior Health Fair and Flu Shot Clinic at AK Valley Park located at 600 Freeport Road, New Kensington.

UPMC will be on-site to distribute flu shots. Those interested must make an appointment to receive the shot and can do so by calling my office at 724-826-5013.

Weekly Veteran Outreach Hours

In a partnership with the Veterans of Foreign Wars, I am pleased to announce that I will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in my district office at 950 Pittsburgh St., Suite 200, in Springdale, on every Wednesday in 2021 from noon to 2 p.m.

The service officer will coordinate requests for assistance by veterans in:
  •   VA claims for disability compensation.
  •   Disability increase and rating decision appeals.
  •   Veteran or surviving spouse pension.
  •    Burial and death benefits.
  •   Addition of dependents.
  •   Dependency and indemnity compensation.
  •   Other veterans’ benefits.

Veterans do not need to be a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to receive these services. Please call the district office at 724-826-5013 to schedule an appointment with the field service officer.