A number of elected officials are joining forces to help connect seniors, veterans, and young families with social services and other valuable resources. More than 20 different local programs and service providers will be at a Service Fair at the Granite City High School gymnasium from 9am - noon on Thursday, June 27.

State Representative Monica Bristow (D-Alton) tells The Big Z she is joining with State Representative Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville), and Senator Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) to host the Service Fair at the Granite City High School gymnasium.

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Programs and groups such as the Veteran’s Assistance Commission, St. John’s Community Care, Children Home and Aid along with several others will be present to talk about services specific to veterans, seniors, and young families. The event is free, open to any member of the public, and does not require any reservation in advance.

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