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PRESS RELEASE — May 13, 2019

EL PASO — On Friday, May 24th, the Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home will host a special Memorial Day event honoring those who gave their lives for our country while on active duty. Residents, family members, staff and guests will join together for a formal ceremony followed by a luncheon.

Around 250 individuals are expected to attend this remembrance ceremony. Colonel Jeff Burnsed will deliver keynote remarks during the observance. A Luncheon/Cook Out provided by the Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home will follow the ceremony.


Friday, May 24, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Ambrosio Guillen Texas State Veterans Home
Main Dining Room and Patio
9650 Kenworthy Street
El Paso, TX 79924

Media is welcome and we ask that you RSVP so that we can facilitate your coverage of the event.

The VLB Texas State Veterans Homes provide affordable, long-term nursing 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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