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Erie VA Medical Center


News Release

June 17, 2013

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Erie VA to host annual Welcome Home Event for Returning Veterans

Connecting returning Veterans with the services they need.

6/17/2013 (Erie, PA) – Erie VA is pleased to announce the 2013 Welcome Home Veterans Appreciation Day at the Erie Zoo coming up Friday, July 26th. Tickets are available starting Monday, June 17th.

What: Erie VA invites returning Veterans and their families to attend the annual Welcome Home Veterans Appreciation Event in honor of their service. This year's event will take place at the Erie Zoo providing fun for the whole family. VA representatives and other Veteran-related service organizations will be on-site throughout the evening to provide information to Veterans and their families about VA services and other Veteran-related community resources. It's a one-stop shop to connect with a number of VA and community services.

When: Friday, July 26 from 6pm - 9pm

Where: Erie Zoo

423 W 38th Street

Erie, PA 16504

Who: This event is specifically held to connect returning Veterans and their families with the VA resources available to them. This event is also open to Veterans of all eras.

Tickets: Veterans must have a ticket to enter and can receive FREE tickets for this event by calling 814-860-2453 or stopping by Erie VA's Voluntary Service Office located on the second floor of Erie VA Medical Center. Tickets for this event are limited so act fast! Tickets will not be available the day of the event.