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Arkansas Travelers 2019 News - Donation to VFW

Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 11:30 a.m. Arkansas Travelers President Russ Meeks will present the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Arkansas with a donation of two checks totaling $4,000 as part of the National Salute to Veterans Ceremony. One check for $2,000 was given to the Travs by the MiLB Charities Stars & Stripes Fund in recognition of the Travs earning the Texas League nomination for the 2018 Charles K. Murphy Patriot Award. The second check for $2,000 is a matching donation gifted by the Travs as expression of our appreciation and support of Arkansas Veterans and Veterans programs.

We would be honored to have you attend and cover this extraordinary event saluting Veterans, Veterans’ families and active duty personnel. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will include honorees and guest speaker Governor Asa Hutchinson. The Check presentation will be at 11:30 a.m. Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Voluntary Services will host a short reception/meet and greet immediately after the event for the National Salute Ceremonies’. President Meeks will be available for comment at this time.

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Check Presentation at 11:30 a.m.)
Location: John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital on 7th floor in room 7E101, 4300 West 7th Street, Little Rock, AR 72205


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