Pulaski County Veteran Services to host veterans picnic

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. (August 5, 2022) – Pulaski County Veteran Services is hosting a veterans picnic on Saturday, August 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 501 W. Markham in Little Rock, across from City Hall.

Veterans will have the chance to learn about services and benefits from disability to transportation.  There will be vendors including CareLink and the Little Rock VA, to help veterans access these services.

Each year, U.S. veterans can be losing thousands of dollars a month by not accessing their benefits. Attend the Pulaski County Veterans Picnic to learn more about your benefits and enjoy food as well as community. This event is free and open to the public.

The following vendors will be present at the picnic to speak with veterans:

  1. Arkansas Legal Services
  2. Pulaski County Treasurer
  3. St. Francis House 
  4. Veterans Hope Center 
  5. Pulaski County Community Services
  6. Disabled American Veterans Association 
  7. Veterans Day Center Melba Perez 
  8. Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs
  9. UALR – Military Student Success
  10. Pulaski County Veteran Service 
  11. Pulaski Technical College – Veterans Upward Bound 
  12. Veterans Administration Regional Office 
  13. CareLink  
  14. Seniors Serving Seniors
  15. Veterans Hospital, Ft Roots
  16. VA Patient advocate 
  17. American Legion Post 74, NLR 
  18. CapTel 

For more information about the Pulaski County Veteran Services, contact County Veteran Services Office Albert “Al” Harkins at 501-340-5622 or  501-650-0311. He can also be reached by email at aharkins@pulaskicounty.net.