Nicklas to Speak on Veterans Benefits

KYLERTOWN – Betina Nicklas, director of Veterans Affairs for Clearfield County, and Ginger Swanson, center manager at the Kylertown Center for Active Living (CAL), invite the public to a veterans benefits program.  Nicklas will speak about various benefits available to veterans and their spouses.

The program will be held from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. May 23 at the Kylertown CAL. Topics to be discussed include veterans with service-connected disabilities, dependents and survivor benefits and survivor pensions. The Veterans Affairs (VA) office additionally provides information and referral for veterans and their families.

There are no reservations needed for the program.  However, those who are interested in having lunch at the center after the program are asked to call the day before to make a meal reservation.  Any Clearfield County individual 60 years of age or older may contribute to the cost of the meal on a donation basis.  The cost to those under age 60 is $3.50.

The Kylertown CAL may be reached at 814-345-6338 and is located at 70 Senior Dr., Kylertown.    Information on this and other programs, meals, and activities is available by calling the centers or 1-800-225-8571 or visiting the CCAAA Web site at www.ccaaa.net.

Programs and services of the agency are funded in part by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging Inc., Mature Resources Foundation and local and consumer contributions.

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