Highlights from city events
The Veterans Benefit Day was held on April 13, 2019 at the Hawthorne Memorial Center.
The Veterans Affairs Commission sponsored the event. Mayor Alex Vargas, Council members Olivia Valentine, and Alex Montiero attended. Special guests included Hawaii Congress woman and Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, 4th District Supervisor Janice Hahn, State Senator Steven Bradford and Lakewood Mayor Jeff Wood.
Participant groups setup booths in the exhibit hall providing veterans with useful information regarding resources available to them.
(all photos by Erick Chavez.)