Lipinski Hosting Senior, Veterans and Veterans Jobs Fairs Throughout Third District in November, December

U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) will be hosting three Senior Fairs, a Veterans Fair and a Veterans Jobs Fair in November and December. The Senior Fairs will be held Nov. 22 in Countryside, Nov. 25 in Homer Glen and Dec. 16 at Chicago’s Mount Greenwood Park. The Veterans Fair will be held Dec. 10 in Oak Lawn and the Veterans Job Fair will be held Nov. 18 in Romeoville.

“These events will be fantastic opportunities for local seniors, veterans and their families to get the assistance they need in one convenient location,” Rep. Lipinski said. “My office has worked with countless seniors and veterans to help them cut through the red tape to solve the challenges facing them today. I take great pride in hosting these events in our local communities throughout the year. It is my privilege to serve you.”

The Senior Fairs will be held at the following times and locations:

Friday, Nov. 22
10 a.m. – noon
Operating Engineers Banquet Hall
6240 Joliet Road
Countryside, Ill. 60525
Monday, Nov. 25
10 a.m. – noon
The Megaplex
15301 S. Bell Road
Homer Glen, Ill. 60491
Monday, Dec. 16
10 a.m. – noon
Mount Greenwood Park
3721 W. 111th St.
Chicago, Ill. 60655

At Rep. Lipinski’s Senior Fairs, seniors will have the opportunity to get help from his staff with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, veterans’ benefits, the Postal Service, utility bills and other issues. Local organizations and agencies also offer assistance. Seniors can meet with businesses that provide services such as retirement living and offer special discounts for seniors.


The Veterans Fair will be held at the following time and location:

Tuesday, Dec. 10
10 a.m. – noon
Johnson-Phelps VFW Post 5220
9514 S. 52nd Ave.
Oak Lawn, Ill. 60453

At the congressman’s Veterans Fair, congressional staff, the Illinois and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be joined by other organizations to assist veterans with a variety of issues, including military personnel and medical records, veterans’ claims and benefits, medals earned but not received, VA hospital billing, placement in VA homes, GI Bill information, nominations for U.S. Service Academies and requests for flags flown over the U.S. Capitol.


The Veterans Jobs Fair will be held at the following time and location:

Monday, Nov. 18
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Romeoville Recreation Center
900 W. Romeo Road
Romeoville, Ill. 60446
At Rep. Lipinski’s Veterans Jobs Fair, hosted with the Village of Romeoville, veterans seeking jobs will have the chance to meet with area businesses interested in hiring veterans. Attendees should bring multiple copies of their resume.

For more information on any of these events, call 312-886-0481 or visit

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