Local Students Create Valentines to Thank Veterans   

(Monticello, NY 2:15pm) - The Sullivan County Veterans Service Agency will have a “Valentines for Vets” exhibit in the lobby of the County Government Center, 100 North Street, Monticello.  The Valentine cards will be on display from Tuesday, February 14th through Friday, February 17th during the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The “Valentines for Vets” program is part of the National Salute to Veteran Patients Week.

Every year our local students create special Valentines to brighten the lives of our nations veterans and to show them how much they are appreciated. Last year thanks to their efforts more than 1800 valentines were delivered to local veterans to thank them for their service. The public is invited to view a collection of these creative cards prior to their delivery to our hospitalized veterans at the VA Medical Centers in Castle Point and Albany and to veterans residing in local nursing homes.

For further information regarding this press release please contact the Veterans Office at (845) 807-0233.

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