Veterans Invited to Resource Fair at JJC May 2

Joliet Junior College is hosting a resource fair for veterans of all ages on Friday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet. The fair will be held in the C-Concourse, in front of the newly completed JJC Veterans Center, and the VA Mobile Bus and Hines VA Mobile Medical Unit will be parked outside.  

The resource fair is being held to help provide information on community resources to all veterans in the JJC district. Several vendors will be participating, which include:

-          The VA Mobile Vet Center

-          Hines VA Mobile Medical Center

-          Will and Grundy County Veterans Assistance Commissions

-          Orland Park Vet Center

-          Catholic Charities

-          Volunteers of America

-          And many more

“This fair will be a great opportunity for veterans of all ages to come see all the resources that are available to them, including health check-ups from the Hines VA Mobile Medical Unit,” said Cheryl Hlavac, JJC veterans coordinator. “Also, any veterans interested in coming back to school can learn about everything JJC has to offer them to help them complete their educational goals.”

The fair is being hosted by the JJC Veterans Alliance Club in conjunction with the JJC Financial Aid/Veterans Office. For more information, call (815) 280-2623 or email VeteransBenefits@jjc.edu.

 

 

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