Feb. 07, 2019

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events for February.

“My staff and I are here to help with state-related issues,” said Boback. “I offer these monthly outreach hours to ensure residents of the 117th District can access many of the great opportunities for veterans assistance, help with federal issues, information about starting a small business, and more.”

• On Wednesday, Feb. 6, the American Legion will hold office hours at the Tunkhannock district office, 133 W. Tioga St., Suite 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Mobile Vet Center will be in the Ace Hardware-Brady and Cavany Store parking lot in Eaton Township on Monday, Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 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 Tuesday, Feb. 19, veterans outreach hours will be offered at the Dallas district office, 105 Lt. Michael Cleary Drive, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A claims consultant from the Wilkes-Barre VFW will address questions and concerns of local veterans and their families.

• On Wednesday, Feb. 20, a representative from the Center for Independent Living will be available for appointments at the Tunkhannock district office. Please call (570) 836-4777 to make an appointment.

• A representative from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will visit the Tunkhannock district office on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. The center provides educational programs and no-cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business.

These events are weather dependent.

For more legislative information, visit Boback’s website at RepBoback.com.

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Scott Little