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Lunch and Learn Workshop to present resources for veterans


EDWARDSVILLE – Edwardsville Township and the Glen/Ed Ministerial Alliance invite local agencies to attend a Lunch and Learn Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 12 to 1:30 p.m.

The event, which will be held at Bella Milano at 1063 Illinois 157 in Edwardsville, is a follow up from the Second Social Services Safety Net Fall Forum held in November 2016 and will focus on providing information on area resources for veterans.

Speakers will include representatives from the Veterans Assistance Commission of Madison County, Supportive Services for Veteran Families with Chestnut Health Systems, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and the Vet Center. The speakers will inform agencies of how to connect clients with area veteran’s services.

Edwardsville Township offers two assistance programs to residents, General Assistance and Emergency Assistance. These program assist residents with little to know income with shelter, utilities, food and personal items.

For more information or to register to attend the Lunch and Learn Workshop, visit the Edwardsville Township website at www.edwardsvilletownship,com or contact the Edwardsville Township at (618) 656-0292.

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