FRIDAY IN HOOKSETT: SHAHEEN TO AWARD SERVICE MEDALS TO FAMILY OF WORLD WAR I VETERAN

Earlier, in Portsmouth Shaheen to visit Long Term Care Partners to discuss efforts to hire veterans, veteran training partnership

July 17, 2014

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will present long-overdue service medals earned by World War I veteran Frank A. Silva to his son, Commander Frank Silva, and daughter, Kathleen Talley, at the American Legion, Post 37 in Hooksett at 11:45 a.m. Friday. Shaheen will be joined by family of Mr. Silva as well as state military and veteran services officials. Senator Shaheen’s office helped obtain the service medals - including the Purple Heart - on behalf of the Silva family. 

Earlier, Shaheen will visit Long Term Care Partners in Portsmouth, at 10:00 a.m. to discuss their efforts to hire veterans as well as their partnership with Great Bay Community College to help train veterans for employment in their facility. Shaheen will meet with company leadership and discuss her legislation, the Veterans Hiring Act, to promote the hiring of veterans.

Media planning to attend should email: Nick_Brown@shaheen.senate.gov.

Visit to Long Term Care Partners

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

 Visit to Long Term Care Partners to discuss the hiring of veterans

WHEN:                

10:00 a.m.

Friday, July 18

WHERE:              

Long Term Care Partners

100 Arboretum Drive, Suite 200

Portsmouth

Medals Ceremony

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

Presentation of service medals to the family of New Hampshire veteran Frank A. Silva

WHEN:                

11:45 a.m.

Friday, July 18

WHERE:              

American Legion, Post 37

5 Riverside St.

Hooksett