VA Hosting Veteran Patients’ Week

VA Hosting Veteran Patients’ Week

VA Illiana Health Care System is hosting several events this week to celebrate its National Salute to Veteran Patients:

  • TUESDAY at 10 a.m.: Barbershop Quartet will walk around the Danville VA facility visiting with patients
  • WEDNESDAY at 2 p.m.: Veteran Talent Show–veterans will showcase their talents and be judged by local celebrities
  • THURSDAY at 2 p.m.: Entertainment by Mel Hoaks
  • FRIDAY at 2 p.m.: Illini football players will visit with patients

National Salute to Veteran Patients aims to pay tribute and express appreciation to veterans, increase community awareness of the role of the VA medical center, and encourage citizens to visit hospitalized veterans, become involved as volunteers, or donate to local VA facilities to enhance programs and activities for veterans.