In this Update:
Services for Veterans
Starting later this month, my district offices will be offering appointments with a Veteran Service Officer to assist with veterans’ benefits questions. Appointments are required and must be made by noon the day before. For more information, please call your county’s district office.
Cambria County Office – 3rd Tuesday of the month
Centre County Office – 3rd Wednesday of the month
Clearfield County Office – 2nd Tuesday of the month
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Studio 404 – Community Space
It was a pleasure attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Studio 404 – Community Space, in the Hornerstown section of Johnstown. I would like to wish David and Donna Porcher the best of luck with their new business that will allow for both public and private events to be held in a beautifully renovated building.
Watch Out for This Rental Scam
The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General warns people in the market for rental properties to be aware of sophisticated scammers placing fake ads and altering existing, legitimate ads to obtain personal information, security deposits and rent payments.
Protect yourself by being wary if you cannot physically see the property. Avoid purchasing gift cards for payment, providing your Social Security number without verifying with whom you are dealing and wiring payments for application, security deposit or first month’s rent.
Read more here.
June is National Men’s Health Month
To promote awareness of preventable health problems, June is recognized as National Men’s Health Month. It also encourages early detection and treatment of diseases including cancer, heart disease and depression among men who may be more hesitant to make doctor visits a priority.
Medical experts say men should focus on taking care of their bodies by eating right, exercising and working to prevent disease. Part of being healthy is also cultivating good mental health.
For the benefit of men and all Pennsylvanians, Senate Republicans will continue to press for mental health funding that stimulates innovation within our health care delivery system.
Bicyclists and Motorists Must Safely Share the Road
Bicyclists and motorists, who both have the right to use Pennsylvania roads, also have responsibilities to ensure everyone gets home safely.
Both parties must obey all the rules of the road and allow at least 4 feet of separation when passing. Motorists are allowed to overtake a bicycle in a no-passing zone, provided they leave a 4-foot clearance.
Learn more about Pennsylvania’s bicycle laws.
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