Contact: Karina Erickson Press Secretary Texas General Land Office
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PRESS RELEASE — May 14, 2019

TYLER — The Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home is pleased to invited the community to a Memorial Day event, Monday, May 27th, honoring those who gave their lives for our country while on active duty. 

Attendance is estimated to be around 200 -300. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by a BBQ banquet catered by Bodacious BBQ in Lindale, TX. The ceremony will include a presentation of the Colors by Veteran staff members of Watkins-Logan TSVH, bagpipe taps, and remarks from retired LTC. Jim Snow.
Monday, May 27th, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home
11466 Honor Lane
Tyler, TX 75708
Off-site parking with shuttles running will be at:
Dairy Queen - 11927 Hwy 271 Tyler, Tx 75708
Tyler Korean Church - 11858 Hwy 155 Tyler, Tx 75708, and
Bank of Winsboro - 11120 Hwy 155 Tyler, Tx 75708


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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