MYVA CASCADIA BOARD HOLDS VETERAN TOWN HALL AND MEDIA AVAILABILITY WITH VA LEADERSHIP

News Release from VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS)
Posted on FlashAlert: February 22nd, 2016 9:07 AM

MyVA Cascadia Board holds Veteran Town Hall with VA leadership
Media Availability scheduled prior to event at 5:30 pm, Thursday, Feb. 25 in East Portland

WHAT: The MyVA Cascadia Board will hold a public town hall meeting for Veterans, their families, and community leaders to brainstorm new strategies to existing Veteran issues. Events are co-hosted by the MyVA Cascadia Board Chairs, Tom Mann and Kim Douthit. Fellow board members including directors of the VA Portland Health Care System, Veterans Benefits Administration Portland Regional Office, and Willamette National Cemetery will also be participating in the event.

WHERE: Montavilla Baptist Church, 9204 SE Hawthorne Blvd, in Portland

WHEN: Thursday, February 25, 2016
4 — 6 p.m. — VBA will be hosting a Claims Clinic where claims specialists will sit one-on-one with Veterans to discuss their specific claims. VA Portland will also have Patient Advocates on site to answer VA health-related questions or address concerns.
5:30 p.m. — a media availability is scheduled for (please RSVP to contact below)
6 — 8 p.m. — Veteran Town Hall

For more information about the MyVA Cascadia Board, please go to myvacascadia.com.