US Veterans Benefits Training Summit

01/10/2018

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The Mohawk Council of  Kahnawà:ke wishes to inform the community that the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe is hosting a one day Akwesásne U.S. Veteran’s Benefits Training Summit on Thursday, February 1, 2018, and is reaching out to all Kahnawa′kehró:non and Kanesatàkehró:non who have served in the United States Armed Forces to attend.

This event will help Veterans and their families become aware of the services available to them. Speakers from the Federal and New York State Veterans Affairs will be among the several presenters offering information and services to Veterans, such as assisting with filing or filling out of VA Forms.

The workshop will be held from noon to 6 pm at the Akwesásne Housing Authority HUD Training Center, located at 378 State Rd. 37, Suite B, Hogansburg, NY, and is free and open to all Veterans and their guests. A meal will be served at the end of the workshop.

Veterans can leave their name and contact information with the President or Executive Officers at the Mohawk Legion Branch 219 by calling 450-638-1061 no later than January 17, 2018, to register. Alternatively, Cheryl Jacobs can be reached at 518-358-2272 ext. 2239 or email at lorinjerthompson@hotmail.com.

For further information, Ratsénhaienhs Kenneth McComber can be reached at 450-632-7500 or kenneth.mccomber@mck.ca.