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Club News: Town Hall meeting on May 7 at Douglas County Fairgrounds discusses widespread health risks of Dioxin defoliants

Meeting: Agent Orange/dioxin

Roseburg’s Chapter 805 of Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America will host an Agent Orange/dioxin poisoning town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Cascade Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St., Roseburg.

This open meeting is to raise awareness of these chemicals and the health effects of exposure to them.

The panel includes John Rowan, national president of Vietnam Veterans of America, and Mokie Porter, associate Vietnam Veterans of America communications for Agent Orange to offer information and answer questions about the chemical. Veteran Assistance officers from Coos, Curry, Jackson, Josephine, and Douglas counties will give recommendations to help veterans with their claims. All veterans, forestry employees and concerned community members are encouraged to attend the meeting.

Information: 541-679-4205.

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