MURPHYSBORO, Ill., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We need to do a better job of caring for our veterans. We need to end the long waits at VA Hospitals, provide greater job and educational opportunities, and increase funding for access to mental health care. Too many veterans have not received the help they need--- we need to change that," stated 12th District Congressional Candidate C.J. Baricevic, as he hosts a Veterans Day Whole Hog Roast at 17th Street Bar and Grill in Murphysboro today.
The Veterans Day BBQ is free and open to the public. It begins today at 4:00pm and goes till 7:00pm at 214 N. 17th Street in Murphysboro, IL. "The idea is that we should all gather and honor our nation's Veterans. I want to meet with veterans today to hear more about their ideas to change Washington." says Baricevic. "There will be lots of time for campaigning, today is about honoring those who have served our nation and understanding what issues are impacting our veterans as they return home from serving so honorably."
Any veterans wanting to attend and needing assistance with transportation is encouraged to call the campaign at 618.803.1210. Veterans are encouraged to bring their family and friends.
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