Press Release

For Immediate Release: August 15, 2019

Military Veterans and Families Invited to Free “Know Your Military Benefits Expo,” August 21

EVENT INCLUDES INFORMATION FOR LGBTQ+

Union County, NJ – The Union County Freeholder Board and the Office of Veteran Services will present the “Know Your Military Benefits Expo,” a comprehensive presentation of benefits and services on Wednesday, August 21 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Warinanco Sports Center, at 1 Park Drive in Roselle.

“The Expo is designed to provide military veterans and their families with access to reliable, up to date information on their military benefits,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “It is part of the Freeholder Board’s efforts to honor their service to our country, and to assist those who need a helping hand.”

This year’s edition of the expo will include information and a special presentation for LGBTQ+ Military Personnel.

The Expo is part of the County’s UC HERO initiative, launched by the Freeholder Board in 2016. The program builds on Union County’s longstanding services for veterans by working to enhance opportunities for education, employment and well-being for eligible veterans, active duty service members and their families.

For more information about Office of Veteran Services programs, visit online at ucnj.org/uc-hero or contact Janna Williams, Coordinator, at 908-527-4918 or jwilliams@ucnj.org

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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