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Congressman Higgins Announces November Congress on Your Corner Schedule

Oct 18, 2018
Press Release
Special Veteran Outreach and Vietnam Veteran Tribute Taking Place on November 2nd

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

 

The November schedule includes a special outreach event for veterans during which Congressman Higgins will present those who served during the Vietnam War period with commemorative pins.  Below is a complete listing of November Congress on Your Corner events:

 

Friday, November 2

1:00pm – 3:00pm

At 1:30pm Congressman Higgins Will Present Vietnam Veterans with Commemorative Anniversary Pins

Veterans One Stop Center of WNY

1280 Main Street, Buffalo

 

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 on 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.

 

Tuesday, November 13

9:30am-12:00pm

Cheektowaga Community Resource HUB

2145 Old Union Road, Cheektowaga

 

Tuesday, November 13

10:00am to 11:30am

John Duke Center

1201 Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls

 

Friday, November 16

9:00am – 12:00pm

Lackawanna Community Resource HUB

75 Caldwell Place, Lackawanna            

 

Tuesday, November 20

11:00am-1:00pm

Amherst Senior Center

370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst

 

The Community Resource Hub events listed above include a number of community partners providing residents with information ranging from housing and healthcare to education and workforce development. 

 

During Congress on Your Corner, residents have the opportunity to talk directly with someone from Congressman Higgins’ office about federal matters they may need assistance with.  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.