Monday, May 5, 2014

Town Hall meeting on May 7 at Douglas County Fairgrounds discusses widespread health risks of Dioxin defoliants

Roseburg’s Chapter 805 of Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America will host an Agent Orange/dioxin poisoning town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Cascade Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St., Roseburg.
This open meeting is to raise awareness of these chemicals and the health effects of exposure to them.
The panel includes John Rowan, national president of Vietnam Veterans of America, and Mokie Porter, associate Vietnam Veterans of America communications for Agent Orange to offer information and answer questions about the chemical. Veteran Assistance officers from Coos, Curry, Jackson, Josephine, and Douglas counties will give recommendations to help veterans with their claims. All veterans, forestry employees and concerned community members are encouraged to attend the meeting.
Information: 541-679-4205.

May 6, 2014
Lebanon, Oregon
6:00 pm
The River Center
3000 S. Santiam Hwy
Lebanon, Oregon 97355
For Information call 541-451-2203

May 7, 2014
Roseburg, Oregon
Douglas County Fairgrounds-
Cascade Hall in the Community Hall Building
2110 Frear Street
6:00 pm
For Information call 541-817-7646

May 8, 2014
Salem, Oregon
6:00 pm
Chemeketa Community College
Bldg G Auditorium
Use purple lot, off 45th avenue NE
For Information, Call 503-877-8411

May 10, 2014
Seattle, Washington
1:00 pm
NYC Memorial Hall
1212 S. King Street
For Information, Call 206-919-8700
Contact: Tom Owen at

May  11, 2014
Batavia, Ohio
Ohio State Convention
Batavia, Ohio (Eastgate, Ohio)
Holiday Inn, East Gate, Clermont County
Contact: Cliff Riley

May 17, 2014
Lynn, Massachusetts
AmVets Post 161
 535 Western Ave.
Lynn, MA
 Attn: Bruce Dobson
Cell: 617-519-8393

May 18th, 2014
Bordentown, New Jersey
The Bordentown Township Senior/Community Center
New Jersey State Council Town Hall Meeting
3 Municipal Drive, Bordentown TWP NJ 08505
May 18, 2014 2:00 PM.-5:00 pm
Contact Mike Eckstein 201-803-2943

May 20, 2014
Cleveland, Tennesse
6PM - 9PM
Keith Street Ministries
4000 Keith St NW Cleveland, Tennessee
Contact: Barry Rice, President
Tennessee State Council 615-479-8619

May 24, 2014
Flushing, New York
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
JIB-IBEW Hall Electrical Industry Center
67-35 Parsons Boulevard
Flushing, New York
For more information, contact:

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