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Columbia Regional Benefit Office


Local Events and Happenings

VA Local Events

Veterans Resource Fair

Date and Time: April 24, 2018 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Location: South Carolina Statehouse North Lawn, 1100 Gervais Street Columbia SC 29201

Event: This is an opportunity for Veterans to connect with local agencies and organizations that provide resources to Veterans and the community. Presented by South Carolina Veterans Advocacy Council

Expected participants: Veterans, Active/Retired Service Members and Family Members.

Dorn VA Medical Center Veterans Town Hall Meeting, Spartanburg, SC

Date and Time: April 25, 2018 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location: National Guard Armory/University Readiness Center 301 North Campus Blvd. Spartanburg SC 29303

Event: Get your questions answered on VA Medical Care, Benefit Claims-Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) and VA Programs

Expected participants: Veterans, Active/Retired Service Members and Family Members.

VA HomeFront

Date and Time: May 4, 2018 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location: Transitions Day Center 2025 Main Street Columbia SC 29201 (parking next door at Hope Plaza)

Event: A collaborative event with local VAs, other government agencies, and community agencies who serve the homeless Veterans. VA and Social Security benefits counseling, referrals to housing, employment, and substance abuse treatment.

Inside Veterans Benefits

New York Times Lens logoConfronting His Own Trauma

Army Veteran Michael McCoy's photography helped him manage the emotional aftershocks of war. He uses his camera to document the hardships of returning home.

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Veterans Golden Age javelin throwerVA Veterans Golden Age Games

We're accepting applications from Veterans interested in competing in the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games.

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Jimmy BuffettBuffett Receives Navy Civilian Award

Jimmy Buffett was presented a U.S. Navy Superior Public Service Award for being an unwavering supporter of the Navy and Marine Corps.

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Jenny Pacanowski with her dogTime to Write

Jenny Pacanowski, a poet and writing coach, is part of a growing national movement to bring women Veterans into mainstream popular culture.

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Office Information

Columbia Regional Benefit Office

6437 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 29209
Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm

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