(Madison, WI) - Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) is announcing listening sessions focusing on veterans and veterans’ issues on March 20th. Secretary John Scocos of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is scheduled to attend the listening sessions at Senator Harsdorf’s invitation.
“Supporting our veterans has long been a bipartisan effort in the State Legislature,” says Harsdorf. “I am honored to host these listening sessions to provide an opportunity for veterans to share their thoughts and concerns with Secretary Scocos and area legislators.”
Listening sessions will be held in Milltown from 10:30-11:30 am at VFW Post 6856, in Woodville from 1:30-2:30 pm at the American Legion, and in Menomonie from 4:00-5:00 pm at the Veterans Center of Menomonie. In addition to Senator Harsdorf and Secretary Scocos, area legislators have been invited to attend.
“In addition to providing a forum for veterans, I am hopeful these listening sessions will help increase awareness of available resources for veterans,” Harsdorf stated. “Secretary Scocos will be available to address changes to veterans programs and legislation passed this session relating to veterans.”
Veterans are encouraged to visit www.dva.state.wi.us for information on veterans programs. More information on the listening sessions can be found on Senator Harsdorf’s website, www.harsdorfsenate.com, or by calling her office at 800-862-1092.