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West Tennessee State Veterans Home Steering Committee to Discuss Future Plans

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 | 12:41am

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Assistant Commissioner Mark Breece will assist the West Tennessee State Veterans Home Steering Committee and Strategic Planning Sub-Committee as they continue to move forward with efforts to propose a new State Veterans Home in Shelby County.  Both committees are comprised of Shelby County community members.  No federal or state funding has been committed to the proposed project which is still in the planning and local fundraising phase.  There are approximately 60,165 Veterans in Shelby County.

The Steering Committee will meet on Wednesday, January 16 at noon at Balmoral Presbyterian Church 6413 Quince Road in Memphis.  The meeting will be chaired by Holly Swogger.  Topics for discussion will include recruiting executive level membership, new website and promotional messaging.

The Strategic Planning Sub-Committee will meet on Thursday, January 17 at 5:00 p.m. at the Balmoral Presbyterian Church 6413 Quince Road in Memphis.  The meeting will be chaired by Diane Lofink and facilitated by Michael Dowdy of Booz Allen Hamilton which is a strategy and technology consulting firm.

WHO:              West Tennessee State Veterans Home Steering Committee and Strategic Planning Sub-Committee

WHAT:            Meeting to discuss new executive level membership, new website and promotional messaging

WHEN:           Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at noon (Steering Committee)

                        Thursday, January 17, 2013 5:00 p.m. (Strategic Planning Sub-Committee)

WHERE:         Balmoral Presbyterian Church 6413 Quince Road, Memphis 38119

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