Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency –in conjunction with assistance from volunteers representing all service organizations – today announced a free Veterans Assistance Day event will take place on Tuesday, July 11th from 10:00am-2:00pm at the American Legion, 160 Marvin Ave, Hempstead.
“My administration is committed to serving our veterans and ensuring resources are provided to them once they return home from service,” said County Executive Mangano. “Nassau County Veterans events like this one have assisted veterans in securing benefits, job counseling, legal advice and dental care. I want to thank Ralph Esposito and the entire Veterans Service Agency for all they do each and every day to enhance the quality of life for Nassau’s veterans.”
Veterans will receive assistance with securing entitled benefits, job counseling and legal advice. Clothes and food donated from the community will be available to the veterans, as well as a BBQ, haircuts, medical screenings, enrollment in the Veterans Affairs (VA) health care system and dental cleaning offered by Dental on the Go.
Representatives from Nassau County government agencies will be participating, including the departments of Social Services, Health, and Human Services, as well as The Salvation Army, the New York State Department of Labor, The Department of Veterans Affairs, New York State Division of Veterans Affairs and The Red Cross.