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Annual Salute to Women Veterans announced


The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS - is sponsoring the 23rd annual Salute to Women Veterans.
The event will be held from noon to 3 pm, Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Kathleen C. Cailloux City Center for the Performing Arts, 910 Main Street, in Kerrville.
Registration begins and exhibits open at noon. Cynthia Vahle, the STVHCS representative, will start the program at 1 pm. The Air Force Band of the West from Lackland Air Force Base will provide entertainment. Gifts will be awarded to the first 150 women veterans who register.
This annual event is held not only to provide information on local Veterans Affairs healthcare for women veterans, but also to honor and celebrate their service. With more than 156,000 women veterans, Texas has the second largest population of women veterans in the United States.
The program includes refreshments, door prizes, health information booths, a memorabilia display, memory quilts and entertainment.
All veterans and their families are invited and there is no charge. For more information, contact Janeth Del Toro at 830-896-2020, ext. 12075.