FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 12,
AND FEDERAL VA TO HOST SUPERMARKET OF VETERANS BENEFITS
– The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA), together with the
Birmingham VA Medical Center, will host a Supermarket of Veterans Benefits from
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19th. The event will be held in the auditorium of
the Birmingham VA Medical Center.
Supermarket is part of a statewide outreach campaign to help veterans, family
members, and survivors receive valuable information about state, federal, and
non-governmental services and benefits that are designed specifically for them.
ADVA is proud to partner with the Birmingham VA Medical Center for this year’s
event,” said Clyde Marsh, Commissioner of the ADVA. “The Supermarket of Veterans Benefits is a
tremendous opportunity for veterans to come to one central location to gain
important information about their entitlements and receive services they have
addition to state VA programs and benefits, the Birmingham VA will have
representatives on hand to provide information on enrollment, Women Veterans,
and much more.
will join Thomas Smith, director of the Birmingham VA Medical Center to open
the event at 10:00 a.m.
Birmingham VA Medical Center is located at 700 19th Street, South
and the event will be held in the auditorium on the 9 ½ floor. Free parking
will be available in the VA parking deck, 2415 7th Avenue South and
shuttle service will be provided.
For more information, the public
can contact Angela Hunter at the Birmingham Veterans Service Office at (205)
521-7305 ext. 3. Media should contact
Jeff Hester, Chief of Public and Consumer
Affairs at the Birmingham VA Medical Center at (205) 558-4744.