Feb. 25, 2019

HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events and satellite hours for the month of March.

“I encourage residents of the 117th District to take advantage of these outreach opportunities,” said Boback. “My staff and I look forward to helping constituents with their state-related matters, including Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program.”

A member of Boback’s staff will be available to answer state government questions on the following dates:

Wednesday, March 6 - Dalton Borough Building, 105 W. Main St. from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., then at the Factoryville Borough Building, 161 College Ave., from noon to 2 p.m.

Tuesday, March 12 - Hunlock Township Building, 33 Village Drive, Hunlock Creek from 9-11 a.m.

Tuesday, March 19 - Benton Township Community Center, 16043 Route 407, Fleetville from 9-11 a.m.

Tuesday, March 26 - Meshoppen Borough Building, intersection of Canal Street and Route 267, Meshoppen from 10 a.m. to noon; then at the Laceyville Borough Building, 324 Church St. from 1-3 p.m.

Thursday, March 28 - Falls Senior Center, 2813 Sullivan’s Trail, Falls from 10 a.m. to noon.

Boback also offers the following services to local veterans:

Wednesday, March 6 - the American Legion will visit the Tunkhannock district office, 133 W. Tioga St., Suite 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A claims consultant from the American Legion will provide the assistance. Area veterans may seek assistance and information pertaining to specific benefits and programs.

Monday, March 11 - the Mobile Vet Center be set up in the Ace Hardware-Brady and Cavany Store parking lot, 809 Hunter Highway, Eaton Township 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.

Tuesday, March 19 - A claims consultant from the Wilkes-Barre VFW will be at the Dallas district office, 105 Lt. Michael Cleary Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to address questions and concerns of local veterans and their families.

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

Finally, on Wednesday, March 27, a representative from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will be at the Tunkhannock district office 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.

For more information on this or any legislative issue, please visit Boback’s website at RepBoback.com.

Representative Karen Boback
117th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Scott Little