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41-B East Wing, Main Captitol 
P.O. Box 202117
Harrisburg PA 17120-2117
Phone: (717) 787-1117
Fax: (717) 705-1889
Open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

District Offices
105 Lieutenant Michael Cleary Drive
Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-6000
Fax: (570) 255-0133
(800) 278-3930
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

133 West Tioga St., Suite 4
Tunkhannock, PA 18657
(570) 836-4777
Fax: (570) 836-4772
Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

email: kboback@pahousegop.com

Boback Announces January Outreach Hours and Events
12/30/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach hours for January, when representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month. Please note: District offices will close after noon on Friday, Dec. 30, and will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 9 a.m.

“A variety of organizations will be visiting my district offices this month and I encourage residents to take advantage of the assistance offered. Several events addressing the state’s prescription drug abuse crisis will also be offered in January, and all are welcome to attend as we combat this serious public health issue,” said Boback.

A representative of the American Legion will be at the Tunkhannock district office, located at 133 West Tioga St., Suite 4, on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 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.

The Mobile Vet Center will be in the Ace Hardware-Brady and Cavany Store parking lot in Eaton Township on Monday, Jan. 9, 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.

Boback and Lackawanna County District Attorney Shane Scanlon are holding “Lock ‘Em Up Day in Lackawanna County PA” on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 1:30 p.m. at the Lackawanna County Courthouse. This event is intended to educate the public about medication diversion and the importance of properly securing prescription drugs. A drug drop box will be at the courthouse for the safe disposal of unwanted drugs. For more information, call Boback’s Tunkhannock district office at 570-836-4777.

The College of Health Sciences of Misericordia University will hold a special presentation addressing opioid abuse in Pennsylvania, featuring Dr. Karen Murphy, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, on Friday, Jan. 13, from 10-11:30 a.m. This discussion will take place in the Dudrick classroom, Room No. 216 in Insalaco Hall. All those sharing a concern for the individuals, families, and communities devastated by opioids, and a commitment to addressing this epidemic, are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Boback’s Dallas district office at 570-675-6000.

A caseworker for U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-Hazleton) will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Monday, Jan. 16, 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.

A representative from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 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.

Veterans outreach hours will be offered on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Dallas district office, located at 1108 Twin Stacks Drive in Dallas, 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.

An outreach specialist from the Center for Independent Living will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. These hours are offered by appointment only. To make an appointment, call Boback’s Tunkhannock office at 570-836-4777.

Luzerne County Sheriff Brian Szumski and Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis will join Boback for “Lock ‘Em Up Day in Luzerne County PA” on Friday, Jan. 27, at 1:30 p.m. at the Luzerne County Courthouse rotunda to share information with area residents about medication diversion.

Outreach hours will be canceled in the case of inclement weather. Please contact the district offices for outreach updates. For more legislative information, visit Boback’s website at RepBoback.com.

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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