Veterans event tonight in Sterling

STERLING – A Sauk Valley Veterans Convention, benefit, forum, and reunion will be from 6 to 10 p.m. today at the Latin American Social Club, 2708 W. Lincolnway.

Speakers, military recruitment, and entertainment are scheduled. Information booths will include one for the Whiteside County Health Department, whose staff will have details of the Get Covered Illinois state health insurance marketplace and the Affordable Care Act. The front bar will be open until 1 a.m.

Proceeds will be donated to Honor Flight. Call 815-625-8290 for more information.