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National Salute to Veteran Patients Week
Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from February 10, 2013 until February 16, 2013
Location: John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, Poplar Bluff, MO
Phone: 573-778-4276 or 573-778-4447
Show your appreciation to the Veterans who defended their freedoms by visiting the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center as part of the National Salute to Veteran Patients occurring February 10-16, 2013.Return to event list.
Your readers can join our "Visit a Vet for Valentine's Day" Program or arrange to visit Veterans (through our Voluntary Service Office) during “National Salute to Veteran Patients Week” at our facility and remind them that their sacrifices are not forgotten.
Call our Voluntary Service office at 573-778-4276 or 573-778-4447 to schedule a visit and learn how to join the VA’s National Salute to Veteran Patients.
This year’s National Salute activities include:
· An opening ceremony on Monday, February 11, at 10:00 a.m., followed by musical entertainment by Bill Anderson and Friends
· A martial arts demonstration by Skip Johnson on Tuesday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m.
· On Thursday, February 14, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Department of Arkansas, will visit from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., delivering roses and treats to hospital Veterans.
· A visit to the patients by Aaron Tippin on Friday, February 15, prior to the VAlentines for Veterans Concert. Community Living Center (nursing home) residents will be attending the concert at 7:00 p.m. that night.
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