Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Honors Veterans’ Day

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AUSTIN – Texas RioGrande Legal Aid will hold free legal clinics for veterans to help them and families deal with a variety of legal issues.

The clinics – scheduled for San Antonio, El Paso, McAllen, Brownsville and Windcrest – are part of Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week. It’s a statewide effort to honor veterans coordinated by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation and legal aid programs across the state.

Legal aid programs, local bar associations, law schools and pro bono private lawyers will provide civil legal services for qualified Texas veterans in various locations throughout the state.

The events in the Rio Grande Valley are as followed:

• 2017 Veterans' Expo. Nov. 8, 11 am-1 pm
South Texas College
3201 Pecan Blvd., McAllen
Contact: Gracie Macias, gmacias@trla.org

• Red White & You Veterans Benefits. Nov. 9, 9 am-1 pm
Brownsville Events Center
1 Event Center, Brownsville
Contact: Gracie Macias, gmacias@trla.org

• Veterans Day Ceremony. Nov. 9, 11 am-12 pm
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1 W. University Blvd, Brownsville
Contact: Priscilla Noriega, pnoriega@trla.org

• Tribute to Veterans. Nov. 18, 10 am-12 pm
Alfredo Gonzalez Texas State Veterans Home
301 E. Yuma Ave., McAllen
Contact: Gracie Macias, gmacias@trla.org