The Connecting With Community program will host local representatives of Soldier On, a provider of comprehensive services and permanent affordable housing for homeless and at-risk veterans in five states.

This free program will take place at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road.

On hand to explain the group's mission will be Chief Executive Officer John F. Downing, Community Life Manager Michael McMahon, and Sara Scoco, director of Soldier On's women's program.

The program precedes a kosher lunch at noon; $2 suggested donation for adults over 60 years of age, $7 for all others. Advance reservations are required for lunch and can be made by calling 413-442-2200 before 9 a.m. on the day of the program.

Information: Jewish Federation of the Berkshires at 413-442-4360, ext. 10.