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Benefits fair for veterans on Nov. 24

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

 The Adonai Resource and Benefits Fair, with soup and chili lunch, is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 24. The event, open to the public, is at the Aledo American Legion Post 121, Hwy 17 east of Aledo.

Vendor/information booths include:

* VA MEDICAL CENTER * VA VET CENTER * VA OUTREACH CENTER * ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL NATIONAL CEMETERY * HEALING HANDS CHIROPRACTIC CARE (Offers FREE chiropractic care to Veterans) * MERCER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT * PAPA'S HELPING VETS (Providing furniture and household goods to Veterans) * VALOR PROGRAM - HUMILITY OF MARY (Veteran Homelessness) * SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (Discuss use of 911 GI Bill) * ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY (Workshops!)

There will be T-SHIRTS AND GOODY BAGS TO ALL VETERANS, DOOR PRIZES, RAFFLES.

LUNCH IS SERVED AS FREE WILL DONATIONS WITH ALL PROCEEDS BENEFITING LOCAL VETERANS.