Senator Mensch and Representative Simmons Hosting Free Veteran ID/Outreach Event

Harrisburg – Senator Bob Mensch (R-24) will be co-hosting a free outreach event for veterans and their families with Representative Justin Simmons (R-131) on Wednesday, July 29, from 10 am to 3 pm at their joint district office in Red Hill which is located at 56 West Fourth Street, Floor 2, Red Hill, 18076. The office is located on the second floor of the Red Hill Borough building.

The event will feature:
• Pennsylvania Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Outreach Van which will be staffed by a trained and experienced service officer to assist veterans and their family members on obtaining eligible benefits, answering questions and assisting with completing veteran-related applications.
• Nancy J. Becker, Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds will be recording veterans’ discharges and issuing Veteran Photo ID cards that entitle veterans to a discount at over 400 Montgomery County businesses. Veterans must bring their DD-214 papers (discharge papers) and photo identification to receive the discount card. http://www.montcopa.org/index.aspx?NID=478

Staff will be available to answer state-related questions and conduct searches in the Unclaimed Property Bureau database to locate potential unclaimed property listings. Senator Pat Toomey will also have a representative from his office available to answer any federal related questions for veterans.
There is no registration for the event. Constituents with questions are encouraged to call Senator Mensch’s office at 215-541-2388 or Representative Justin Simmons’ office at (215) 679-3152. This is event is FREE.

CONTACT: Sarah Rasmussen, srasmussen@pasen.gov (215) 541-2388