Pulaski County Community Services will host a free Veterans Benefits Fair, Saturday, October 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at UA-Little Rock, Donaghey Student Center. Vendors will share information, answer questions regarding healthcare needs and perform wellness checks. Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System and Department of Veterans Affairs will assist veterans in signing up for benefits and making claims. Veterans are asked to bring their DD214. Spouses are also encouraged to attend. Vendors are listed below:
AR Work Force
Central AR Veteran Healthcare System
Disability Rights Arkansas
Gary Jones Insurance
UALR-Office of Military Student Success
Wellcare Health Plans
Arkansas is home to more than 225,000 Veterans with 30,934 in Pulaski County. The estimated total Arkansas economic impact is $4.5 billion to $5 billion, making them, if they were an industry, the fourth largest in the state.
For more information, call Carlos Cervantes at 501-340-6157.