Veterans Stand Down

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Nassau County has announced a Veterans Stand Down will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at the Freeport Armory, located at 63 Babylon Turnpike in Freeport.
The Stand Down provides veterans with assistance in securing entitled benefits, job counseling and legal advice.  Clothes and food donated from the community will be available to the veterans, as well as haircuts, medical screening and enrollment in the VA health care system.  Representatives from Nassau County agencies will be participating, including the Departments of Social Services, Health, and Human Services.  The Salvation Army, State Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affairs, State Division of Veterans Affairs and The Red Cross will also participate in the Stand Down.
The Stand Down is hosted by the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency with assistance from volunteers representing all service organizations.  For more information, please contact the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency at 516- 572-6565.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.

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