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Congressman Higgins Announces March Congress on Your Corner Schedule

Mar 4, 2019
Press Release
Events Include: Community Resource HUB, Vietnam Veteran Pin Ceremony & A Conversation With the Congressman

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of March. Through the program, staff from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents. 

 

Tuesday, March 12

9:30am-11:00am

Belle Center

104 Maryland Street, Buffalo

 

Tuesday, March 12

10:00am to 11:30am

John Duke Center

1201 Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls

 

Thursday, March 14

10:00am-12:00pm

West Seneca Senior Center                               

 4620 Seneca Street, West Seneca

 

Tuesday, March 19

10:00am – 12:00pm

Cheektowaga Community Resource HUB

Resurrection Church

2145 Old Union Road, Cheektowaga

*** This is a Cheektowaga Community Resource HUB event.  Several other agencies will be present including those providing services related to: housing, education, workforce development, and health care. 

 

Saturday, March 23

10:30am

Crane Library – Second Floor

A Conversation with the Congressman

633 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo

Congressman Higgins will be available to discuss local and national issues.  Seating is limited.

 

Friday, March 29 – Vietnam Veterans Day

1:30pm – 3:30pm – A Veteran Congress on Your Corner with staff available to answer your questions about benefits, medals or any other federal issues

American Legion Matthew Glab Post No 1477

1965 Abbott Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218

***2:30pm Vietnam Veteran Pin Ceremony: Congressman Higgins will Present Vietnam Veterans with Commemorative Anniversary Pins.  Veterans must RSVP in advance to receive a pin. 

 

The America Vietnam War Commemoration was authorized by Congress, established under the Secretary of Defense, and launched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Congressman Higgins is a registered commemorative partner, committed to honoring Vietnam Veterans over the designated anniversary period. The commemoration honors all United States veterans who served active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time between November 1, 1955 to and May 15, 1975, regardless of location.  Veterans who served during that period and are interested in participating in the ceremony and receiving a Commemorative pin must RSVP to Walt Koch in Congressman Higgins office at 852-3501 or email walt.koch@mail.house.gov prior to the event.  

 

During Congress on Your Corner, residents have the opportunity to talk directly with someone from Congressman Higgins’ office about federal matters.  Issues discussed often include: Social Security, veteran benefits, military service medals, passports, federal student aid or small business assistance.

 

Residents can also reach Congressman Higgins’ office in Erie County by calling 716-852-3501 or the Niagara Falls office at 716-282-1274.