CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, will join Clerk & Recorder Aaron Ammons, and the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation to provide housing, healthcare and other resource information to Veterans. This event will be held at the American Legion Post 559 at 704 N. Hickory St. in Champaign on Friday, Nov. 10 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
“The organizers of this event have a responsibility to be points of contact for state and local resources for Veterans in need,” Representative Ammons said. “Particularly on Veterans Day, we need to reaffirm our commitment to honoring and supporting all current and former service members. Their sacrifices do not go unnoticed. The sponsors of this event, along with the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation, hope many of our Urbana-Champaign veterans will join us this Friday from 12-2pm at the American Legion Post 559.”
As Joint Chairwoman of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, Ammons is partnering with her fellow members to distribute groceries and bring in local and state organizations. Champaign County Clerk Aaron Ammons office will provide lunch from Neil St. Blues to all veterans who attend. To highlight the importance of supporting current and former service members, Brigadier General Daniel R. McDonough will serve as guest speaker. The event is free and open to the public.
Who: State Rep. Carol Ammons, County Clerk Aaron Ammons, Illinois Legislative Black Caucus,
What: Veterans Day Resource Fair & Program
When: Friday, Nov. 10 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: American Legion Post 559, 704 N. Hickory St., Champaign
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