U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis to host Pinellas Military and Veterans Resource Fair on May 17

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U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis is presenting his eighth annual Military and Veterans Resource Fair in Pinellas County on Saturday, May 17.

“Veterans have given so much to our country, and it is only right that we give back,” said Bilirakis, who represents Florida’s 12th Congressional District, in a statement.

Open to the public, the event is at East Lake High School, 1300 Silver Eagle Drive, in Tarpon Springs.

In addition to featuring a variety of veteran support organizations, providers will be available to assist veterans in finding services.

The East Lake High School band, hosted by retired naval intelligence officer Frank Wuco, will be on hand to provide patriotic music. Air Force Reservist Tech Sgt. Brad Clark will also perform the national anthem and “God Bless America.”

For more information, call (727) 232-2921.

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