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Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Memorial Day Remembrance

May 25, 2018 GMT

BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 25, 2018--Memorial Day is an opportunity to honor America’s men and women who have given their life in defense of our nation. The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) offers Louisianans many ways to demonstrate remembrance this year.

The LDVA will be hosting events at Cemeteries and Veterans Homes across the state for anyone that wishes to attend. Keynote speakers will include LDVA Secretary Joey Strickland, USAF Lt. Col. Taralene Waddle, and USAF Brig. Gen. John Cushman.

For those that cannot attend but wish to donate this Memorial Day, the LDVA provides an online option for donors to contribute to the Military Family Assistance (MFA) Fund. The MFA is funded by private donations from individuals and corporations and provides financial support to Louisiana’s veterans and their families when they experience financial hardships.

To learn more about 2018 Memorial Day events that the LDVA is hosting or donate to LDVA’s Military Family Assistance Fund please visit: www.vetaffairs.la.gov.

About Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs

The Department of Veterans Affairs aids residents of the state of Louisiana who served in the military forces of the United States during any war, combat, or special periods of service during peacetime, along with their dependents and beneficiaries, in receiving any and all benefits to which they may be entitled under the law of the United States or the states thereof. In addition, this department also provides nursing care for veterans at five homes across the state.

About Louisiana Interactive

Louisiana Interactive (LAI) is a subsidiary of NIC, Inc. and is Louisiana’s digital government partner. LAI builds, operates, maintains, and markets this service and other digital services for departments and agencies throughout Louisiana Government. LAI has developed online solutions for the state of Louisiana since January 2015.

About NIC

NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) is the nation’s premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking personal assistant for government, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single platform for all government interactions. More information is available at www.egov.com.

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