Senior Services Plus
ALTON — The public is invited to learn from a variety of resources available to Metro East veterans and their families from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19.
The free event will spotlight Senior Services Plus’ partnerships with local agencies that serve veterans and highlight services Senior Services Plus will be able to provide thanks to the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Cash Grant.
More than 15 vendors will be on site, including Illinois Guardianship Association, Gent Funeral Home, Madison County Veteran’s Assistance Commission, Wellspring Resources, Vitas Innovative Hospice, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Lewis and Clark Community College-Veterans Services, Land of Lincoln Honor Flight, Chestnut Credit Counseling, Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), East Saint Louis Vet Center, Senior Services Plus Community Care Program, Mobile Vet Center, Chestnut Health Systems, Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation, VFW Post 1308 and the Illinois Department of Veteran’s Affairs-East Alton Office.
Vitas Innovative Hospice will sponsor a light breakfast. Each vendor will offer raffle prizes, and proceeds from the raffle will help cover the costs of social networking events for members of the 2014 Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies program. A children’s activity corner will be available throughout the event, which is sponsored by Wellspring Resources.
Senior Services Plus is located at 2603 N. Rodgers Ave. in Alton. For information, visit www.seniorservicesplus.org or contact Community Based Services Director Devon Neal at (618) 465-3298 ext. 135 or firstname.lastname@example.org.