Peoria Public Radio News
11:21 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

U.S. Veterans event in Peoria

Credit Tanya Koonce / WCBU
  U.S. Armed Forces Veterans in the greater Peoria-area are being offered a sort-of match day Wednesday, July 10.  The goal of the event is to match veterans to appropriate service providers in the Tri-County area. 

Those who participate can plan to do an initial needs assessment to tailor their individual service matches.

The event begins at 10:00 at the Illinois Department of Employment Security office, 406 Elm Street in Peoria. 

The collaborative event will include:

Peoria Vet Center

Peoria County VA Claims and Assistance

Job Corps

Services for Homeless Veterans

CityLink

U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs

Illinois Dept. of Employment Services Veteran Representatives

Congressman Aaron Schock’s representative Nate Hurn

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ representative Andy Colgan

Midwest Technical Institute

 For more information contact Rhonda Washer at 309-361-5525.or by e-mail at Washer.rhonda@jobcorps.org

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