Delegate Ric Metzgar will host the Fifth Annual Veterans Town Hall Meeting and Job Fair on Wednesday November 6, 2019 from 1PM to 4PM at the Essex Senior Center, 600 Dorsey Avenue in Essex. This Town Hall is for male and female veterans of all ages regardless of Branch of Service or overseas service.

Delegate Metzgar is a member of the House Veterans Caucus and a strong supporter of veterans and veterans’ issues. He hired an Iraq Army Veteran as his Chief of Staff and an Afghanistan Combat Marine and Airman as his college interns.

Deputy Secretary of Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs Mr. Robert L. Finn, a decorated Vietnam Combat Veteran, will give an overview of the Department. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Administration at Perry Point and Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs will be present to discuss Veterans Programs and give an overview of the new Veterans Administration Facility near Franklin Square Medical Center in Rossville followed by private case discussions regarding VA benefits.

Representatives from Towson University Military/Veterans Center will explain Educational Services. Wells Fargo Bank will explain VA Loans and VA Mortgages. Maryland Legal Aid will explain legal services for veterans who qualify for assistance. MTA Mobility will explain transportation services. Dundalk Vet Center and Mobile Vet Center will explain sexual assault and behavior health services. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, and Maryland Center for Veterans Training and Education (MCVET) will explain services to homeless veterans. Connolly Funeral Home of Essex and Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery will explain pre-arrangements and military funeral honors.

Baltimore Gas & Electric Company (BGE), Maryland Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Wells Fargo Bank, and others will be conducting job interviews. Veterans seeking jobs are asked to bring their resumes and dress appropriately for job interviews.

The event is free. For registration and information please call 410-841-3332.