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TDVA to Host the First Annual Women's Veterans Summit in Nashville

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | 08:33am
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder will emcee the First Annual Women’s Veterans Summit at the Embassy Suites Hotel Nashville-Airport on Saturday, April 28, 2012. The all-day event will include U.S. Congressman Diane Black, several prominent women veteran speakers, entertainment from Country Music Legend Lee Greenwood, and recognition of the Woman Veteran of the Year. World War II United States Army Veteran Laura Rhodes will also be in attendance during the morning session. The 101-year old Lake County native currently resides at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Humboldt, but will make a special appearance at this weekend’s inaugural Women’s Veterans Summit.
 
 
WHO:              Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder, U.S. 
                         Congressman Diane Black, Betty Moseley Brown, Ed.D., Shelly Peterson, Brigadier
                         General (ret) Wilma Vaught, Mary Ross, Entertainer Lee Greenwood
 
WHAT:            First Annual Women’s Veterans Summit
 
WHEN:           Saturday, April 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (CDT)
                        8:00 a.m.          Registration begins
                        9:00 a.m.          Event begins
                        12:45 p.m.       Lee Greenwood Performs
                        12:50 p.m.       Woman Veteran of the Year Award Presentation
                        5:00 p.m.         Event ends
 
WHERE:         Embassy Suites Hotel Nashville-Airport, 110 Century Boulevard, Nasvhville
 
NOTE:            Attendees can register at the door the day of the event, Cost $35
 
 
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