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7th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:32 AM

All are welcome to join in the 7th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event on May 17 at the Erie VA Medical Center. The event kicks of at the 2nd Floor Pavilion at 11:20 am. After kick-off, participants will walk to the top level of the parking garage for a 10 minute exercise class. Classes will be held at 11:40 am, 12:10 pm, and 12:40 pm. The event is free. Donations to the Homeless Veterans Program will be accepted. For questions about the event, please call the Health Promotion Team at (814) 860-2695. For questions regarding donations, please contact the Erie VAMC Homeless Care Team at (814) 860-2038 or the Voluntary Service Office at (814) 860-2454.

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Produce Express Military Share in May
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:22 PM

On May 1, The Produce Express Military Share program will be at the Erie VAMC starting at 5 pm. Produce Express Military Share is a mobile food pantry which makes fresh, healthy produce and grocery items available FREE to Veterans, service members and military families who qualify. Advanced registration is required! To register and see if you qualify, call 814-860-2780 today. This event is made possible through the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA.

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MyVA: Your Community Outreach Team Public Forum
Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 12:23 PM

Your Veteran Community Outreach & Action Team will be hosting the first of three public forums at the Blasco Library in Erie from 5:30 to 7:30 on April 20th. All veterans are welcome to come discuss their concerns. The forum is dedicated to connecting veterans, service members, and their families to local resources, and the forum will be followed by a networking and resource fair. For more information, contact Co-Chairs George Tanner at getanner@pa.gov or Michael Linhart at Mike.Linhart@yahoo.com.

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Produce Express Food Distributions
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 12:39 PM

The Produce Express from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest PA offers food to struggling families. Find the remaining March distributions and guidelines here.

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Jobenomics Erie Town Hall & Press Conference
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 12:23 PM

On March 22, Chuck Vollmer, author and founder of Jobenomics, will be returning to share the preliminary Jobenomics Erie program. Taking the lead will be two established and well-respected 501c3 Erie groups, Climate Changers, Inc. and the Veterans Miracle Center Erie. The Jobenomics Erie Town Hall and Press Release will be held at the Blasco Library Hirt Auditorium. Registration begins at 5pm, and the program begins at 5:30pm. Admission is free, but seating is limited. For more information, visit www.JobenomicsErie.com.

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Veterans Resource Fair / Town Hall
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 12:18 PM

On April 18th, Erie VA Medical Center will be hosting a Veterans Resource Fair / Town Hall from 5-6:30pm at the American Legion Post 571 Carl Neff in Erie. All Veterans and their families are invited to attend. Veterans who have never enrolled in VA healthcare are especially encouraged to attend; stop by with a DD214 copy and meet with an eligibility representative on-site.

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Erie Veterans Legal Clinic
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 12:12 PM

The Erie VA Medical Center in collaboration with Erie Veterans Legal Clinic, the lawyers at Purchase and George, P.C., and other volunteer lawyers offer a free legal clinic to eligible veterans each month. The clinic is open, by appointment, from 4pm-6pm on the second Monday of every month. When scheduled to meet with the clinic, veterans are allotted thirty minutes of private consultation about their legal problems to ask questions and receive advice. For more information, please contact Mr. Bomber Ferraro at (814) 860-2945. A Erie Veterans Legal Clinic Program Overview and Application must be completed and submitted. Send applications to “CARE OF VETERANS JUSTICE OUTREACH COORDINATOR” to Building 8 of the Erie VA (Behavioral Health) to schedule a time at the clinic.

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MyVA Community Board Public Forum
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017 at 12:10 PM

On April 20th, the newly established MyVA Community Board - Your Veteran Community Outreach & Action Team (COAT) - will be hosting a Public Forum at the Blasco Library from 5:30-7:30pm. The board would like to hear the concerns of local veterans in order to improve services.

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Computer Fundamentals Classes
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11:59 AM

CareerLink and IMBC have partnered to offer a series of 3 Computer Fundamentals classes on Feb. 24, March 3, and March 10 from 8:30am-10;30am.

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Veteran Health Fair
Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 10:46 AM

Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 10am-2pm, Erie VAMC will be holding a Veteran Health Fair in the 2nd Floor Conference Rooms. Meet with health experts and the Erie VAMC leadership team to learn more about the programs and services available. If you are not enrolled for VA health care, bring your discharge papers to see if you are eligible. For more information, call Erie VAMC's Health Promotion Program at (814) 860-2695.

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7th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll

April 21st, 2017, 10:32 AM

All are welcome to join in the 7th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event on May 17 at the Erie VA Medical Center. The event kicks of at the 2nd Floor Pavilion at 11:20 am. After kick-off, participants will walk to the top level of the parking garage for a 10 minute exercise class. Classes will be held at 11:40 am, 12:10 pm, and 12:40 pm. The event is free. Donations to the Homeless Veterans Program will be accepted. For questions about the event, please call the Health Promotion Team at (814) 860-2695. For questions regarding donations, please contact the Erie VAMC Homeless Care Team at (814) 860-2038 or the Voluntary Service Office at (814) 860-2454.

Produce Express Military Share in May

April 19th, 2017, 1:22 PM

On May 1, The Produce Express Military Share program will be at the Erie VAMC starting at 5 pm. Produce Express Military Share is a mobile food pantry which makes fresh, healthy produce and grocery items available FREE to Veterans, service members and military families who qualify. Advanced registration is required! To register and see if you qualify, call 814-860-2780 today. This event is made possible through the Second Harvest Food Bank of NW PA.