U.S. Rep. Tom Rice will meet with veterans along the Coast next week to discuss recently passed legislation and veterans’ benefits.
The series of five talks is called “Veterans Coffee with Your Congressman.” Rice will be joined by S.C. Association of County Veteran’s Affairs officers to answer questions about local veteran’s issues and health care.
The events are open to all 7th District veterans, veterans’ family members, advocates, and members of the media. Light refreshments will be served.
Rice will start from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Little River VFW, 111 Highway 57 North, Little River, then continue until 11 a.m. at the Veterans Welcome Home & Resource Center, 421 Highway 57 South, Little River. Also on Wednesday, Rice will head to the Conway Senior Center, 1519 Mill Pond Road, Conway, from 2 to 3 p.m.
On Thursday, from 9 to 10 a.m., Rice will be in Murrells Inlet at the American Legion Post 178, 3950 U.S. 17. Then, from 11 a.m. to noon, he will be at the American Legion Post 114, 715 Church Street, Georgetown. Rice will finish his tour from 2 to 3 p.m. at the VFW Post 3181, 236 S. Greer Road, Florence.