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Congressman Ruiz Presenting Veterans Summit This Weekend


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Congressman Ruiz Presenting Veterans Summit This Weekend

By David Reese. CREATED Nov 1, 2013

PALM DESERT - Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, will present a ``veterans' summit'' in Palm Desert.  

The event, scheduled to get under way at 1 p.m. at UCR Palm Desert, B Building, 75080
Frank Sinatra Drive.  

The event is the culmination of four veterans' forums that Ruiz held in the district in August and September.

Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs and veterans' service groups will meet with members of the community and veterans ``to devise local solutions to the issues brought up during this summer's veteran's forums,'' according to Ruiz's office.

Representatives from the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System and the San Diego VA Regional Office will help veterans with claims processing, and the Veterans Mobile Clinic will offer health care services, according to Ruiz's office.