WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today announced she will hold a roundtable discussion in Greene County with Iowa veterans and community leaders as part of her 99 county tour across the state.

“Our nation has a responsibility to ensure we live up to the promises made to our veterans,” said Senator Ernst. “The veterans roundtable will improve the lines of communication to ensure that our men and women are receiving the benefits they were promised and a quality of care we can all be proud of.”

The roundtable is open to the public and additional event details will follow.

Friday, May 20, 2016
9:45 AM CT
Greene County Community Center
Social Room
204 West Harrison Street
Jefferson, IA

Confirmed Participants:
United States Senator Joni Ernst
Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds
Jason Kemp, Program Manager, Home Base Iowa
Don Ihnken, Post Commander, VFW 9599
Jim Andrew, Post Commander, American Legion Post 11
Guy Richardson, Board of Supervisors, Greene County

*Additional participants have been invited*

Veterans who are unable to attend the roundtable discussion, and are in need of assistance in their dealings with the  Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can contact the Office of Senator Joni Ernst by clicking here or by calling the office at (515) 284-4574.

At the end of the event, Senator Ernst will have a few minutes to speak with press.

NOTE: If you are a credentialed member of the media and plan to attend the event, please RSVP to Press@Ernst.Senate.Gov.

Click here for more information on resources for Iowa veterans.

Click here to read more about the legislation Senator Ernst is working on in the Senate.

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