Legion reaching out to California veterans

American Legion national staff will pair up with Department of California Legionnaires for a veterans outreach and district revitalization effort Nov. 16-18 in Imperial and Riverside counties.

Veterans in the area are invited to get information about American Legion programs, and Department of Veterans Affairs and other veterans benefits.

The effort will take place from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17, and 9 a.m.- noon Nov. 18 at Boyce Aten American Legion Post 25, 569 Broadway St., El Centro.

A county veterans service officer will be available all three days to assist with VA claims and other benefits questions.