Rep. Boback Announces November Outreach Hours

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HARRISBURG – Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) today announced her outreach events for November. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month. Please note these events are weather permitting.

“My staff and I are here to help with state-related issues,” said Boback. “I offer these monthly outreach hours to ensure residents of the 117th District have access to the great opportunities for veterans’ assistance, help with federal issues, information about starting a small business, and more.”


  • On Wednesday, Nov. 7, an American Legion representative will hold office hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tunkhannock district office, 133 W. Tioga St., Suite 4, Tunkhannock. Area veterans may seek assistance and information pertaining to specific benefits and programs. Additional meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month. Please call the office (570) 836-4777 to make an appointment.
  • On Tuesday, Nov. 13, veterans outreach hours will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dallas district office, 105 Lieutenant Michael Cleary Drive, Dallas. A claims consultant from the Wilkes-Barre VFW will be on hand to address questions and concerns of local veterans and their families.
  • On Nov. 20, a representative from the Center for Independent Living will be available for appointments at the Tunkhannock district office. Please call (570) 836-4777 to make an appointment.
  • On Monday, Nov. 22, the Mobile Vet Center will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Ace Hardware-Brady and Cavany Store parking lot in Eaton Township. Some of the services available for veterans and their dependents include individual, group, family and bereavement counseling; medical referrals; assistance in applying for Veterans Affairs benefits; employment counseling; guidance and referrals; and alcohol and drug assessments.
  • On Wednesday, Nov. 28, a representative from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will visit the Tunkhannock district office from 10 a.m. to noon. The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center provides educational programs and no-cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business.

For more legislative information, visit Boback’s website at