Events Paper Shredding and Drug Take-Back Event Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon District office One Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford (at the intersection of Route 202 and Naamans Creek Road) The event, which will feature an onsite industrial paper shredder, will provide the opportunity to households od the 160th District to shred up to three packing boxes of materials. The boxes will be returned to residents. Only paper – not cardboard – will be accepted. Staples and paper clips need not be removed. All shredding takes place onsite. As we continue the fight against the Commonwealth’s opioid epidemic, I encourage everyone to drop off medicines, as well as prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs. By law, needles and epi-pens will not be accepted. Refreshments will be offered. The free event will be held rain or shine. Monthly Veterans Outreach Events In a partnership with the Pennsylvania American Legion, I will be offering veterans affairs outreach hours in my district office on the first and third Wednesdays of the month by appointment only. The service officer will coordinate requests for assistance by veterans in: VA claims for disability compensation. Disability increase and rating decision appeals. Veteran or surviving spouse pension. Burial and death benefits. Addition of dependents. Dependency and indemnity compensation. Other veterans’ benefits Veterans do not need to be a member of the American Legion to receive these services. call my district office at 610-358-5925 to schedule an appointment with the field service officer.