Veterans to be Honored at ‘Welcome Home Celebration’ Event June 6

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System along with sponsors Catholic War Veterans of the USA, Inc. & Auxiliary, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapters 12, 13, & 15, and Elks of Southern Nevada Veteran Services will hold a “Welcome Home Celebration” for Veterans of all generations and their families on Monday, June 6, 2011.

It’s a day of celebration, education and information with an opportunity for Veterans to learn more about VA health care, benefits, employment opportunities, education funding , housing and mortgage information. There will be federal, state and community resource representation to assist all Veterans.

“To all Veterans: Welcome home, and job well done,” said Stacy DePriest, LCSW and OEF/OIF/OND Veteran’s Transition Center Program Manager for the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System. “The VA and the Las Vegas Community thank you for serving and protecting our country; now it is our honor and privilege to serve you. The Welcome Home Event will provide Veterans with critical resources to assist Veterans with employment, education, filing claims, health care, as well as many additional community resources and programs.”

The event is open to all Veterans and will be held Monday, June 6, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Palace Station Hotel & Casino’s Grand Ballroom, 2411 W. Sahara Ave, on the 2nd floor. Door prizes will be provided.

For further information, call (702) 636-4000 or visit or on Facebook.