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Congressman Jody Hice and Senator David Perdue to Host Helping Our Heroes Veterans Event

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Monroe, GA, October 30, 2017 | comments

Monroe, GA – U.S. Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10), U.S. Senator David Perdue, and Jefferson County are working with community partners to host Helping Our Heroes, a veterans’ appreciation event, on Saturday, November 18th at the Jefferson County Leisure Center.  Veterans are invited to enjoy a continental breakfast and turkey giveaway, while receiving information on filing claims, veteran housing, benefits, suicide prevention, support for those with disabilities, employment, and more.

“Our veterans deserve the utmost respect for protecting our freedom.  Although one event is not enough to express our debt of gratitude, I hope that on November 18th our local heroes will know how grateful we are for their service and that we always will hold them in the highest regard,” Congressman Hice stated.

“Our country’s responsibility to our veterans does not end when we welcome them home from the front lines,” said Senator PerdueThese women and men have made great sacrifices to serve our nation.  Our team gladly stands by to serve Georgia’s veterans.  As the home of U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine bases, Georgia has had a long and proud military tradition.  While there is no way to repay our debt to our veterans, I hope this event will begin to show our deep appreciation.”

What:  Helping Our Heroes
When:  Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where:  Jefferson County Leisure Center
209 E 7th Street
Louisville, GA 30434

The following organizations will participate in the event to support our local veterans:  American Legion Department of Georgia, Augusta Warrior Project, Augusta Vet Center, Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Georgia Department of Veterans Service, Jefferson County Vets in Action, Jefferson Hospital, and Tools for Life.  For more information, please call at (478) 457-0007 or email Jessica.hayes@mail.house.gov

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