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CT Veterans Stand Down (Sept 20 – 8am to 2pm)

Posted on September 11, 2019 by admin


Friends and Neighbors,

On Friday, September 20th, the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs will be hosting the 2019 Stand Down event at the Rocky Hill Veterans’ Home from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Connecticut’s veterans deserve the services that they have earned.

Many community providers will have booths set up at the event with specialists to help veterans receive and learn about their earned service benefits, employment opportunities, medical screenings, and legal services.

Additional details are below:

  • Gates open at 8:00 a.m. Please arrive no later than 12:00 p.m.
  • No pre-registration required! Attendees are encouraged to bring documentation verifying military service
  • Recovery-based services
  • Medical screenings, dental services, eye care
  • Veteran benefit information (State and Federal)
  • Legal and motor vehicle assistance
  • Employment and educational assistance
  • Housing resources and information
  • Free bus transportation provided at designated areas
  • Go to or call 860-616-3803 for general information and the transportation schedule

Thank you,

Tim Ackert

State Representative 8th District  – Coventry, Columbia, Tolland, Vernon

As always, if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to reach out to me at or by calling (800) 240-8700. You can also follow my legislative activity on my website at