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American Legion Post 20 meets Jan. 9

American Legion Kona Post 20 meets at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 in Teshima Restaurant’s meeting hall.

Guest speaker Lora Scott will discuss the services offered by the Family Assistance Center for West Hawaii located at the Kealakekua National Guard Armory. The center offers information, resources and referrals for service members, veterans and family members in the following areas: crisis intervention, legal, financial, TRICARE, ID cards and Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System and community information and outreach.

A $14 buffet dinner is served at 7 p.m. For dinner reservations, or more information, contact Kalani Hamm at 329-7274 or 936-8033, or Antonio Gaspar at 329-8791 or 345-5478.

Brain injury group meets Jan. 9

The Brain Injury Support group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 9 at Hawaiian Rehab Services on Hualalai Road in Kailua-Kona.

Attorney Larry Cohn will discuss how personal injury litigation applies to traumatic brain injury cases. This will be an open forum with questions and answers.

All brain injury, stroke or neurotrauma survivors, their families and caregivers, interested professionals and the public are invited.

For more information, call Hawaiian Rehab at 329-0591 or Karen Klemme at 328-9498.

Soil, water district meets in Waimea

The Mauna Kea Soil and Water Conservation District meets from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 9 at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation District service center, 67-1185 Mamalahoa Highway, Suite 148, Waimea.

Anyone requiring an accommodation or auxiliary aid to attend should call Margaret Fowler at 885-6602, ext. 100.