Join 'Mythbusters: Fact vs. Fiction on Veterans Benefits' June 14

  • Daniel Symonds, a U.S. Army Reserve veteran and owner of Symonds-Madison Funeral Home

    Daniel Symonds, a U.S. Army Reserve veteran and owner of Symonds-Madison Funeral Home Courtesy of Marty Zielinski

Updated 6/6/2017 7:45 PM

Elgin, IL - Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, Security National Life, and Hughes and Dern Financial Group will host "Mythbusters: Fact vs. Fiction on Veterans Benefits" for veterans and their families from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at the Elgin American Legion Post 57, 820 N. Liberty St., Elgin.

Local experts will present on myths and facts related to Medicare, Social Security and VA benefits, pain management benefits, funeral pre-arrangements, estate planning, military funeral honors, and cremation and burial benefits.


Refreshments and lunch will be complimentary for attendees.

"As a veteran-owned business, we are passionate about ensuring veterans and their families understand all the benefits available to them," said Dan Symonds, owner and U.S. Army Reservist. "Please stop by for a brief educational presentation by local experts and enjoy lunch on us at the post."

Presenters will include: Daniel Symonds of Symonds-Madison Funeral Home; Liane Bania of Security National Life; Tim Dern of Hughes and Dern Financial Group; Jeffrey Meyer of Klein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis, LLC; Heather Dern of Transitions Palliative Care; and Christine Gutzeit of Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

The presentation is purely educational, and no solicitations will be made. Attendees can RSVP on Facebook at

Symonds-Madison Funeral Home is proudly veteran and family owned, and has served Fox Valley families with integrity for more than 90 years.

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