National Salute to Veteran Patients

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Detroit VA Healthcare System host an exciting week as the medical center observes the National Salute to Veteran Patients.

It will honor more than 330,000 Veterans across Southeast Michigan.

Here are highlights of the week's events:

Sunday, February 9, 2014
    9:00 a.m. - Noon:  UAW Region 1 Veterans Council will pass out goodies to Veterans in room B1290 and at the Domiciliary Transition Facility
    11:00 a.m.:  UAW Region 1 hosts BINGO in the Closed Ward and the Long Term Care area
    1:00 p.m.:  Wayne State Volleyball team visit

Monday, February 10, 2014
    10:00 a.m.:   Suits for Soldiers professional attire give away

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
    10:00 a.m.:  Members of the Tuskegee Airmen visit
    11:00 a.m.:  GM Tech Center employees pass out goodies
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.:  Gordon the Magician performs for patients in rooms and atrium, compliments of Jack Demmer Automotive Group

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    2:00 p.m.:  Peaceful Warriors Project band will perform in atrium

Thursday, February 13, 2014
    9:00 a.m.:  Baker College Students hand out Valentines cards
    Noon - 4:00 p.m.:  Accenture Group employees to bring Valentines cards and visit patients
    1:00 p.m.:  Members from Selfridge Air National Guard Base will visit patients

Friday, February 14, 2014
    10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.:  AMVETS host "Let's Make a Deal" game in B1290
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.:  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will hand out Valentines cards
    2:00 p.m.:  Polish Legion of American Veterans to host BINGO on B2N

Saturday, February 15, 2014
    12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.:  Salute To Our Heroes Group visit

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