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PRESS RELEASE — Aug 06, 2019

FLORESVILLE — On Wednesday, August 7, the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home will host a Purple Heart Day Ceremony honoring the brave men and women who have been wounded in combat fighting for our nation and freedom. Residents, family members, staff and guests will join together for a formal ceremony followed by a reception.

State of Texas Purple Heart Auxiliary President, Joyce Dalton will lead the ceremony in prayer and the pledge of allegiance and Sr. Vice Commander of the Alamo Chapter 1836 and Adjutant for the State of Texas Purple Heart Organization, Bill Crumlett will deliver keynote remarks for the event. Purple Heart Recipients will share their stories and all Texas State Veteran Home recipients will be recognized with a certificate.


Wednesday, August 7th, 2019  2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home Main Dining Area 200 Veterans Drive Floresville, TX 78114  

The public and press are invited to attend the ceremony honoring Purple Heart Recipients. Reception to follow ceremony. 
Media is welcome to attend the ceremony and we ask that you RSVP in order to facilitate your attendance.
The VLB Texas State Veterans Homes provide affordable, long-term care for Texas Veterans, their spouses and Gold Star parents. Conveniently located across Texas, each first-class facility is designed to enhance quality of life with a clean, caring and dignified setting appropriate to those men and women who have served our country with honor.

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