Veterans outreach happening in Washington

American Legion national staff and Department of Washington Legionnaires will team up May 19-20 for a veterans outreach and district revitalization effort in Ephrata, Wash. Wartime veterans in the area are invited to the event to learn about American Legion programs and get veterans benefits assistance.

The effort will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 20 at Art Semro American Legion Post 28, 267 8th Avenue, Ephrata.

A veterans service officer will be available both days to assist with Department of Veterans Affairs-related issues and other veterans benefits questions.