04 Mar, 2024
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Local notes: Free legal aid; Free dance event Feb. 10; $20 Amazon gift cards to blood donors | The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Free Legal Aid

There will be a walk-in clinic for veterans who need help with a civil legal need from 1 to 3 pm Tuesdays at the Veterans Health Care Systems of the Ozarks Homeless Program Office, 228 E. Sunbridge Drive in Fayetteville or 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Thursdays at the Veterans Health Care Systems of the Ozarks Mental Health Clinic, Building 44, 1100 N. College Ave in Fayetteville.

Civil legal services include:

Domestic services including divorce, custody and visitation, child support, modifications, paternity, adoption, name change, minor/adult guardianship, orders of protection, domestic violence and more

Housing services including landlord/tenant, evictions, housing discrimination, foreclosure, disaster relief and simple deeds

Benefits include medicaid, unemployment, social security, employment discrimination, disability rights/benefits, workers compensation and school loans

Other services include wills and estates, power of attorney, chapter 7 bankruptcy, record sealing/expungement, income tax and more.

Information: (800) 952-9243 or arlegalaid.org.

Hearts Boots & Heels in Harmony

The Veterans Administration is hosting “Hearts, Boots & Heels in Harmony” from 5 to 9 pm Feb. 10 in the auditorium building, 1100 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. This is a free event. Dress attire can be red and white and may be formal to fun. There will be professional two-step and line dancing lessons, a photo booth and light refreshments. Friends and family members are all welcome.

Information: email [email protected] or [email protected].

Salute to Veteran Patients

Each year during the month of February, the Department of Veterans Affairs pays tribute to veterans with the National Salute to Veteran Patients. Join them this year to visit and honor veteran patients at this annual event.

The Salute to Veteran Patients can be made any time between 10 am and noon Feb. 14 in the main lobby of building 21, 1100 N. College Ave. in Fayetteville. A staff

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