Veterans Assistance Commission to be in Benld Sept. 9, 11

Veterans Assistance Commission to be in Benld Sept.

Joe White, assistant superintendent of the Macoupin County Veterans Assistance Commission (VAC), will be at the Cahokia Township Office in Benld from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, Sept. 9 and 11.

White will be able to help qualified veterans, needy veterans and their families with claim work and assistance, such as shelter, food, utilities, etc.

During the months of July and August, the VAC provided assistance to 52 veterans and their families, including $8,328.68 in financial assistance to 35 veterans.

The VAC will also visit the Bunker Hill American Legion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17 and Girard City Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18.

The Macoupin County Veterans Assistance Commission is located at 220 North Broad Street, Carlinville.

For more information, call (217) 854-5249.