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Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Applications Hours
Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

1060 E. Waterloo Rd.
Akron, OH 44306



Summit County Veterans Service Commission

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Dear Veterans & Military Service Members,

Please join The University of Akron for the 2014 ZIPs Military Appreciation Football Game.

Tickets are FREE for current and former military service members. If you would like additional free tickets for your family,  contact Mary Rossett at or 330-972-7382

Akron Zips vs. Miami Redhawks, Saturday, October 11 (time TBA)

InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field

Tickets Include: In-game Recognition, Tailgate Party and Pre-Game Zips Fest with Military-Themed Displays. A POW/MIA Chair will be dedicated during the game and the presentation of the American Legion Post 808 Charter.

More news will follow regarding Veterans Appreciation Week activities scheduled for Nov. 10th – 12th.


Veteran Career and Community Job Fair

Wednesday Nov. 12, 2014, 10 am – 2 pm
The University of Akron, Quaker Square
135 Broadway St., Akron, Ohio 44308
Employment Opportunities, On-site Applications
Employers interested in attending please contact
Beacon Journal at 330-966-FIND (3463)

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Financial Assistance Appointments

During these tough times, don’t forget to remind veteran families that we are here for them.

Qualifying veterans may receive assistance with food, utilities, mortgage, rent, dental, eyeglasses and emergency home repairs. All assistance is determined upon the veteran’s eligibility and needs.


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Agent Orange is not a valid claim without an Illness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) oversees disability compensation, which is a monetary benefit paid to veterans who are disabled by an injury or illness that was incurred or aggravated during active military service. There is a list of Presumptive Conditions that a veteran must have to apply for and receive disability compensation related to exposure to Agent Orange.


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Helping you get the help you need.

We provide transportation to the VA Hospitals Wade Park and Akron Community Based Outpatient Clinic, Monday through Friday. Helping eligible veterans to get necessary medical assistance. 



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Event StartTitle
10/2/2014 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class Part 1
10/8/2014 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
10/9/2014 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Part II
10/13/2014 8:00 AM Agency Closed - Columbus Day
10/22/2014 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
11/6/2014 4:00 PM Budgeting and Expense Managment Class Part 1
11/11/2014 8:00 AM Agency Closed - Veterans Day
11/12/2014 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting
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