MEDIA ADVISORY: CMR. BUSH TO RECOGNIZE VETERANS AT TEMPLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MILITARY APPRECIATION BANQUET
TEMPLE — On Tuesday, October 29, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman, George P. Bush will recognize Veterans including Veterans from William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home at the Temple Chamber of Commerce Military Appreciation Banquet. The banquet will be held at the Frank W. Mayborn Convention Center.
Each year Veterans from William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home attend the Temple Chamber of Commerce Military Appreciation Banquet. The annual banquet is a celebration of the past, present and future of the Armed Forces in Central Texas. The local VA hospital provides vans to escort our Veterans to the convention center with a police escort. Veterans will board the VA buses from 9:00 a.m. to 10:10 a.m at the Texas State Veterans Home with a send-off from FT. Hood troops. The buses will depart at 10:15 a.m. and escort the Veterans to the Convention Center where Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman, George P. Bush will be waiting to greet the heroic men and women who selflessly served our country. The event will kick-off with lunch served at 11:15 a.m. followed by a formal ceremony at noon. Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman, George P. Bush will deliver the keynote address during the ceremony.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center
3303 N 3rd St
Temple, TX 76501
Media is welcome to attend the ceremony and we ask that you RSVP in order to facilitate your attendance. This event is closed to the public.
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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