Sen. Brooks’ Edinboro Office to Host Veterans’ Representative on Feb. 14, March 14

HARRISBURG –(January 11, 2018) On the second Wednesday of every month, a claims consultant with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sen. Michele Brooks’ Edinboro District Office to assist veterans with benefit claims. 

The consultant, Shelly Messina, is available each month at Sen. Brooks’ office at 99 Erie Street in Edinboro, including February 14 and March 14. 

“I have such gratitude for our veterans and their families, who have sacrificed so much in the name of freedom, and I am working to help connect them with the services and benefits they have earned,” Sen. Brooks said.  “Shelly will be able to assist veterans and their families with a variety of issues and answer questions about topics such as post-traumatic stress, compensation and pensions, housing and home loans, health care, and education benefits.”

Veterans are encouraged to bring all relevant paperwork with them.

The VFW is the nation’s largest organization of combat veterans.  

“I hope veterans and their families will stop by my Edinboro District Office to talk with Shelly or call my office at any time, at (814) 734-2783, with their questions,” Sen. Brooks said.


Contact:           Diane McNaughton                              (717) 787-1322


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