– Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for July. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month. Please note: All offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, and satellite hours will not be offered on that date. This impacts satellite hours at the Mehoopany and Meshoppen locations. Hours in Mehoopany and Meshoppen will resume in August.
“From addressing veterans issues to navigating the process of starting a small business, my office will host several organizations this month to help residents of the 117th District,” said Boback. “I encourage those who need assistance to take advantage of the variety of outreach opportunities offered.”
A member of Boback’s staff will be available at the following locations:
- Wednesday, July 5, at the Dalton Borough Building, located at 105 West Main St., Dalton, from 10 a.m. to noon.
- Thursday, July 6, at the Factoryville Borough Building, located at 161 College Ave. in Factoryville, from 10 a.m. to noon.
- Tuesday, July 11, at the Hunlock Township Building, located at 33 Village Drive, Hunlock Creek, from 10 a.m. to noon.
The Mobile Vet Center will be in the Ace Hardware-Brady and Cavany Store parking lot in Eaton Township on Monday, July 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some of the services available for veterans and their dependents include individual, group, family and bereavement counseling; medical referrals; assistance in applying for Veterans Affairs benefits; employment counseling; guidance and referrals; and alcohol and drug assessments.
On Wednesday, July 5, the American Legion will hold office hours at the Tunkhannock district office, located at 133 West Tioga St., Suite 4, in Tunkhannock
from 10 a.m. to noon.
A claims consultant from the American Legion will provide the assistance. Area veterans may seek assistance and information pertaining to specific benefits and programs. Additional meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month. For more information and to register, visit RepBoback.com
or call her Tunkhannock district office at 570-836-4777.
A caseworker for U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-Hazleton) will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Monday, July 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. Assistance will be available for constituents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs, and constituents are encouraged to bring documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.
Veterans outreach hours will be offered on Tuesday, July 18, at the Dallas district office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A claims consultant from the Wilkes-Barre Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be on hand to address questions and concerns of local veterans and their families.
A representative from the Center for Independent Living is available for appointments at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, July 18. Please call the Tunkhannock office at 570- 836-4777 to make an appointment.
A representative from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, July 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center provides educational programs and no-cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business.
Representative Karen Boback
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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