Blumenauer to Host Veterans Forum

May 2, 2003
Press Release
Portland, Ore — Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) will host a veterans forum on Saturday, May 17 at 9:30 a.m. at METRO's Council Chambers. The forum is an opportunity for veterans in Oregon's Third Congressional District to ask questions and get information about services available to veterans and pending legislation.

Speakers will include Dr. James Tuchscmidt, Director of the VA Medical Center, Mr. Carl Erhardt, Congressional Liaison VA Regional Office and Ms. Val Conley, Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs.

At the forum, Blumenauer will announce the Veterans Memorial Highway Committee's plans for Veterans Day celebrations on November 9th. Blumenauer successfully advocated for naming I-205 the Veterans Memorial Highway in 2000.

WHAT:        Veterans Community Forum

WHEN: 9:30 AM
Saturday, May 17

WHERE: METRO Council Chamber
600 NE Grand Avenue
Portland