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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

29th Congressional District Veterans Forum May 10

May 7, 2008
Press Release

Houston, TX– Rep. Gene Green (D-Houston) will host his annual Veterans Forum Saturday to hear veterans’ concerns and to provide information on community resources.


At the forum, veterans will have the opportunity to visit with various veterans service organizations. Information will be available on health care, disability and pensions benefits, how to start a small business, buy a home and purchase land.


The forum will also include a special presentation of service medals to World War II veteran Marcos Barelas, who volunteered for hazardous jungle warfare missions in Burma.


WHERE:       Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 581

                        27 Farrell Street, Houston 77022


WHEN:        Saturday, May 10, 2008

                        9 a.m. to 11 a.m.