- Published: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 09:44 AM
PLAINFIELD— State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will be hosting a Veterans’ Breakfast this month.
The Veterans’ Breakfast will take place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Plainfield American Legion, 24741 W. Renwick Road.
“Veterans will be able to get information about available resources at this event,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “I look forward to meeting the veterans who attend and thanking them for their service and contributions to our nation.”
Representatives from Homes for Heroes, Kendall County Veterans Assistance Commission, Military Mama Network and Will County Veterans Assistance Commission will be on hand to discuss services and programs they offer.
The Veterans’ Breakfast will also feature guest speaker Grant Swinger from the Illinois Attorney General’s Military and Veterans Rights Bureau. He will discuss functions of the bureau as well as its past and current initiatives.
People wanting to attend the breakfast should RSVP online or with Samantha in Bertino-Tarrant’s Plainfield office at (815) 254-4211.
Bertino-Tarrant has been a champion for veterans. This year, she sponsored a new law that will create a program at the Illinois Finance Authority that allows veterans to apply for and receive a loan to start a business.
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 19
Time: 8:30 to 10 a.m.
Location: Plainfield American Legion
24741 W. Renwick Road