Boback Announces April Outreach Hours
HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for April. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month.

“I am pleased to offer these outreach hours which provide those residing in the 117th Legislative District with opportunities to seek assistance from federal agencies, veterans programs and more,” said Boback.

A member of Boback’s staff will be available at the following locations:

• Tuesday, April 5, at the Mehoopany Township Municipal Building, located at 237 Schoolhouse Road, Mehoopany, from 10 a.m. to noon, and then at the Meshoppen Borough Building, located at the intersection of Canal Street and Route 267 in Meshoppen from 1-3 p.m.

• Wednesday, April 6, at the Dalton Borough Building, located at 105 West Main St., Dalton, from 10 a.m. to noon.

• Tuesday, April 12, at the Hunlock Township Building, located at 33 Village Drive, Hunlock Creek, from 10 a.m. to noon.

• Thursday, April 14, at the Factoryville Borough Building, located at 161 College Ave. in Factoryville, from 10 a.m. to noon.

• Tuesday, April 19, at the Benton Township Community Center, located at 16043 Route 407 in Fleetville, from 10 a.m. to noon.

• Wednesday, April 20, at the Sweet Valley Church of Christ Multipurpose Building Office, located at 5439 Main Road, Sweet Valley, from 10 a.m. to noon, and then at the Falls Senior Center, located at 2813 Sullivan’s Trail in Falls, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The April 26 satellite hours at the Laceyville Borough building have been canceled due to the primary elections.

The Mobile Vet Center will be visiting the Tunkhannock district office, located at 133 West Tioga St., Suite 4, in Tunkhannock, on Monday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Services are available by appointment only.

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, April 6, the American Legion will hold office hours at the Tunkhannock district office 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.

A caseworker for U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-Hazleton), will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Monday, April 18, 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, April 19, 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.

A representative from the Center for Independent Living will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Tuesday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Appointments are required.

For more legislative information, visit Boback’s website at

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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