The 20th Annual Veterans Information Fair is coming up in Texarkana on Armed Forces Day, which is Saturday, May 21.

The fair is hosted by the Texarkana Area Chapter #278 of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. The event will be held between 9AM and 1PM at the Elks Lodge, located at 3702 New Boston Road in Texarkana, Texas.

The information fair is free and open to the public. It is to assist veterans and their families, along with Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard Personnel and their families. This is a chance to obtain information from a variety of sources on VA Benefits, programs and other assistance opportunities.

Agencies that have been invited to attend include: Texas Veterans Land Board, Texas Veterans Commission, and the Texas Workforce Commission. Also expected to be in attendance are: Texarkana VA Outpatient Clinic, VA Medical Center (Shreveport), Vet Center (Shreveport) Mobile Unite, Social Security Administration, Christus St. Michael.

Others expected, East Funeral Home, Area Agency on Aging, Hospice of Texarkana, Serenity Hospice, VA Counselors, Lone Star Legal Aid, Veterans Service Representatives, Texas A&M Student Counselors, and others that may pertain to Veterans and active duty, Reserve and National Guard Personnel's needs and programs.

A voters registration drive for both Arkansas and Texas residents also will be available.

For more information phone (870) 773-8279, (903) 824-2727, (903) 628-7216 or visit their website. 

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