Welcome Home Event for All Veterans - VA Western New York Healthcare System
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VA Western New York Healthcare System


Welcome Home Event for All Veterans

August 7, 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                            August 7, 2013
Contact: Evangeline Conley, Public Affairs Officer
Phone: (716) 862-8753  Cell:  (716) 512-9338
Fax: (716) 862-8755
E-mail: Evangeline.Conley@va.gov 

 VA Western New York Healthcare System will host its annual welcome home event and memorial ceremony on Saturday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event will take place at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One Naval Park Cove, Buffalo.

A memorial ceremony will be held at noon with a reading of the names of the local Servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country during the post 9/11 conflicts.

Open to all Veterans and their families, activities include musical entertainment, refreshments, an auto show, tours of the naval ships and activities for children.

Veterans will have the opportunity to enroll in VA Health Care and to get information on other benefits.  VA, and community information tables will provide information about VA health and benefits, vocational, employment opportunities and more.

Please show a VA or Military ID card for free entry into the park.  Admission fees have been graciously donated by VA Western New York Pathfinders.  For more information, please call (716) 862-7344.