BAY PINES, FL. – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in collaboration with the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office will host a Veterans town hall meeting and outreach event on September 3 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The event will take place in the JC Cobb room located on the first floor of the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center.
Veterans and their families, congressional stakeholders, Veteran Service Organizations and other community partners are invited to attend.
To download a printable flyer for this event, click here.
During the town hall, VA officials from both agencies will provide updates on VA operations and improvement initiatives regarding VA health care and benefits. Veterans and their families will have an opportunity to comment publicly about VA programs and services.
VA Outreach services and special program representatives will also be available to assist Veterans to include VA health care enrollment and eligibility; VA benefits and claims assistance; patient advocate services and more.
The town hall is one of many being held around the country. New VA Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald announced the meetings to improve communication with, and hear directly from, Veterans nationwide as a step toward improvement and to rebuild trust among Veterans.
This event is open to media. Media representatives interested in attending are encouraged to contact Jason Dangel, Public Affairs Officer, Bay Pines VAHCS, at 727-398-9531 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For updated information about the Veterans town hall meeting or to learn more about the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, please visit www.baypines.va.gov. To learn more about the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, please visit www.benefits.va.gov/stpetersburg/.