Village Green hosts Veterans seminar

We want to get benefits information out to our veterans they have available that I don’t think they know they have ... Holly Wedam

Thomas Pitman, Director/CVSO Veterans Service Officer presents veterans benefits. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

GREENVILLE – The Darke County Veterans Services presented a free Veteran’s Lunch & Learn community event at VFW Post 7262 in Greenville hosted by Village Green Health Campus.

Darke County Veterans Services Veterans Benefits Seminar hosted by Village Green. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

“We want to get benefits information out to our veterans they have available that I don’t think they know they have,” said Holly Wedam, Village Green Community Services Representative. “As an admissions person at Village Green, when they come to my office and they need help, maybe paying with assisted living or senior living care I want to be able to give them the resources and the knowledge they need to know where to go and how to get that information.”

The seminar was presented by Thomas Pitman, Director/CVSO Veterans Service Officer, and Var Gehron, Veterans Service Office. Also attending was Darke County Veterans Services Commissioners, Chris Rehmert, Jim Kammer, and Gaylen Blosser.

“I want to thank Holly Wedam from Village Green for inviting us to the VFW to put on this veteran’s benefit luncheon. We had a good turnout and we’re looking forward to our next one on April 19th at the Ansonia American Legion Post 353.”

Holly Wedam (L), Village Green Community Services Representative and Gina Waddle (R) Village Green Customer Service Specialist hosts Darke County Veterans Services Lunch & Learn veteran’s community event at Greenville VFL Post 7262. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

“We are very veteran-friendly at Village Green,” Wedam noted. “One of my favorite things in the building is a Veterans Wall for anybody that has been a resident of our facility has their picture up on that wall and even after they pass they get the Red Poppy on their picture. We love our veterans, it’s the reason we all live the way we live – because of our veterans.”

Var Gehron, Darke County Veterans Service Office presents veterans benefits at Veterans Lunch & Learn seminar. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Darke County Veterans Services will be hosting another Veterans Benefits Seminar for veterans, spouses, and widows of veterans hosted by the Ansonia American Legion Post 353 on Friday, April 19th from 6-7 p.m. A FREE STEAK DINNER will be provided and spouses also receive a free steak dinner. Seminar space is limited so please call the Veterans Services Office as soon as possible.

Must RSVP by calling: Darke County Veterans Services at 937-548-5305 on or before April 12, 2024.