ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (January 24, 2023) — Representative Eric Sorensen (IL-17) announced the launch of his Valentines for Veterans drive. Residents, schools, and organizations in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District are invited to create handmade Valentine’s cards and deliver them to Rep Sorensen’s district office in Rock Island starting on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, through Thursday, February 9, 2023, at 5PM CT. Once received, Valentines will be distributed to veterans across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.

“Our veterans have sacrificed so much to keep our nation safe,” said Rep Sorensen. “This Valentines for Veterans drive gives us a chance to show our appreciation to our veteran community here in Central and Northwest Illinois.”

Residents can deliver or mail cards to Rep Sorensen’s District Office: Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM, starting on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, through Thursday, February 9, 2023, 5PM CT, at the address below. All cards must be received by this date and time.

Congressman Eric Sorensen’s Rock Island District Office

2401 4th Avenue

Rock Island, IL 61201

For questions, mailing, or drop-off instructions, please contact our office at (309) 786-3406.

Rep Eric Sorensen is the first openly LGBTQ person elected to represent Illinois at the federal level and is a member of the New Democrat Coalition. Prior to serving in Congress, Rep Sorensen was a local meteorologist in Rockford and the Quad Cities for nearly twenty years. His district includes Illinois’ Quad Cities, Rockford, Peoria, and Bloomington-Normal.

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