Veterans informational seminar on burial benefits Nov. 6


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Posted Online: Oct. 29, 2013, 3:20 pm
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Press release submitted by The Runge Mortuary and Crematory


Veterans! There is no free funeral!

(Davenport, IA) – The three local Dignity providers: The Runge Mortuary and Crematory; Hodgson Funeral Home; and Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery are proud to host a veterans informational seminar at The Runge Mortuary and Crematory on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 6:00 pm. Dinner is included for a Veteran and a guest. There are many myths about veteran's burial benefits. This seminar will help you make sure you don't make a costly mistake and not get what you're entitled to! Join us to find out: what the national cemeteries provide and don't provide; what burial benefits you and your spouse are entitled to; what benefits have been secured for you through Dignity Memorial providers. Please R.S.V.P today! Seating is limited!

































 



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