LUZERNE – By law, all first-time hunters and trappers must complete Hunter-Trapper Education training before they can buy a Pennsylvania hunting or trapping license. Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will host a training course on Sunday, Oct. 1, which will be in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission. It will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the West Wyoming Hose Company, 935 Shoemaker Ave., in West Wyoming.
LUZERNE – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will host a Unity in the Community event on Sunday, Sept. 10, from noon to 2 p.m., at Betty Mascelli Park, Shook Place, in Forty Fort.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) was honored Tuesday as a legislative mental health champion in recognition of his outstanding work on mental health issues at Mental Health America’s Regional Policy Council Legislator Awards Breakfast in Boston, Massachusetts, which was held in conjunction with the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) legislative summit.
LUZERNE – In an effort to assist all residents of the 120th District, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) reminds those interested of his monthly schedule of outreach events. Each of the five outreaches will take place on a designated day each month at Kaufer’s district office at 161 Main St., in Luzerne.
WHAT: Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will speak at the opening ceremony of “The Wall That Heals,” a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, along with a mobile education center. The wall will be in Swoyersville from June 8-11, will be open 24 hours a day, and will be free to the public. It honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in the Vietnam War, and it bears the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. It is guarded 24 hours a day, and Taps will be played at 7:30 p.m. each day.
WHAT: House Majority Policy Committee Chairman Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) are hosting a hearing on welfare reform efforts in the Commonwealth, including qualification and access to programs, as well tackling waste, fraud and abuse.
LUZERNE – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) is hosting a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, May 18, at the Luzerne Fire House, located at 66 Tener St., in Luzerne.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) announced this week that he will host a Small Games of Chance Seminar on Wednesday, May 3, from 6-9 p.m., at the Wyoming Hose Company, 70 E. 3rd St., in Wyoming.
LUZERNE – In the spirit of spring cleaning, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will host a Shredding Day event for residents of the 120th District to more easily dispose of some unneeded items. This will be held on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the West Side Career and Technical Center, located at 75 Evans St., in Pringle.
WHAT: In conjunction with U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta’s (R-11) Main Street Tour program, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will join him to visit with several businesses and organizations in Luzerne Borough.
LUZERNE – In an effort to honor all area Vietnam-era veterans, Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and Sen. Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) State Director Col. Robert DeSousa will join at a ceremony to commemorate March 29 as National Vietnam Veterans Day in Luzerne County.
WHAT: Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) is participating in Geisinger Health Plan’s public discussion about Pennsylvania’s continuing fight against opioid abuse, as part of its #HadEnough initiative.
HARRISBURG – Forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for the 2016 tax year are now available, and Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and his staff will be hosting 13 opportunities throughout the 120th District in the coming weeks to assist residents in completing the forms.
WHAT: Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) will be reading to students at Chester Street Elementary School as part of its Reading Rally. Kaufer’s mother, Larinda Kaufer, started the Reading Rally at Wyoming Valley West. Rep. Kaufer was the first student to win the Reading Rally when he was in second grade, as a student at Chester Street. He is looking forward to visiting with students and teachers as part of this encouraging event.