Boback Reminds Area Veterans of Deadlines for Appreciation Event and Expo
DALLAS – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) would like to remind area veterans of her 10th annual Veterans Appreciation Event and Expo, to be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, in conjunction with Misericordia University.

The expo will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in Misericordia University’s Insalaco Hall. Attendees will be able to visit the expo between 9 a.m. and noon, where a variety of federal, state and local agencies that offer services to veterans will be on hand to answer questions throughout the entire event. The expo and program are open to all residents of the 117th Legislative District.

A Veterans Recognition Breakfast, open to any veteran of the 117th District, will be held in Insalaco Hall at 9 a.m. The breakfast is being held in conjunction with Metz Culinary Management.

“I encourage veterans to attend our Veterans Recognition Breakfast and to contribute photos and memories to our commemorative booklet. Our 10th annual Veterans Appreciation Event promises to be special,” said Boback.

Veterans may be accompanied by their spouse (or one guest) to the breakfast at no charge. The breakfast will be followed by a special recognition program, held in the Lemmond Theater, to honor our veterans. The deadline to register for the Veterans Breakfast is Thursday, Oct. 27. To RSVP for the breakfast, call Boback’s offices at (570) 675-6000 or (570) 836-4777. Residents can also call toll-free at (800) 278-3939 or register online by visiting

This year, in honor of the 10th anniversary of this event, a commemorative booklet of local veteran photos and service-related memories will be provided. Veterans are welcome to share a photo or memory from their time in the service. To contribute a photo or memory to the booklet, stop by one of Boback’s district offices. Photos must be received in Boback’s office by Friday, Oct. 21, to be included in the booklet.

For more information about the Veterans Appreciation Event and Expo, visit

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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