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February 1, 2011

The Salute to Women Veterans is an annual event sponsored by the South Texas Veterans Health Care System Women's Health Program and is held to honor and celebrate the service of Women Veterans.  With 155,625 Women Veterans, Texas has the 2nd largest population of Women Veterans in the United States.

The 20th Annual Salute to Women Veterans will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011 from 12 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Registration begins at noon with the program beginning promptly at 1:00 p.m.  The Salute to Women Veterans will be held at the Kathleen C. Cailloux Theater located at 910 Main Street in Kerrville, Texas.

Activities will include refreshments, door prized, health information booths, a Veteran memorabilia display, a display of memory quilts and entertainment.  Gifts will be given to the first 150 Women Veterans who register.  Additional drawings for door prizes will also be available.  

ALL Veterans and their families are invited and there is no charge.  For media inquiries, please contact Robin Gutierrez at (830) 792-2471. Specific questions about this event should be directed to Janeth Del Toro, FNP, at (830) 896-2020, ext. 12075, or Barbara Hector, NP, Women Veterans Program Manager, at (210) 386-0548.

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