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West Tennessee Veterans Home Committee to Discuss Ongoing Fundraising Efforts

Monday, July 15, 2013 | 08:15am

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Tennessee State Veterans Homes Director Ed Harries will address the West Tennessee Veterans Home Committee as they continue to raise the local portion needed to construct the proposed State Veterans Home for West Tennessee. 

A combination of federal, state and local funding will be needed to construct the proposed Veterans Home.  Federal funding will not pay for land acquisition which will have to be provided through state and local funding.  The proposed West Tennessee State Veterans Home will serve veterans in Fayette, Shelby and Tipton Counties

The committee will meet on Wednesday, July 17 at noon at Balmoral Presbyterian Church 6413 Quince Road in Memphis.  The meeting will be chaired by Holly Swogger.  Topics for discussion will include ongoing fundraising efforts and new sub-committees. 

WHO:              TDVA Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder, TSVH Director Ed Harries and the West Tennessee Veterans Home Committee

WHAT:           Meeting to discuss ongoing fundraising efforts and new sub-committees

WHEN:           Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at noon

WHERE:         Balmoral Presbyterian Church 6413 Quince Road, Memphis 38119

For information on the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs visit www.tn.gov/veteran, facebook/myTDVA or twitter @TNDVA.

For more information on West Tennessee Veterans Home Inc. visit http://www.veterans-home.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/pages/West-Tennessee-Veterans-Home-Inc/251000821693855

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