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PrintThe veterans at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home invite the public to join them for a free lunch, a special Veterans Day ceremony and a blood drive Monday, Nov. 11.

The Veterans Day Ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m. and Lt. Col. Hector Villareal and the Floresville High School ROTC chorale will be the special guests. The Guadalupe Dance Company will perform at 11:30 a.m. and Las Coronelas will perform at 12:30, during lunch.

The blood drive will take place in the parking lot from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and donors will earn a T-shirt and receive a free, mini-physical examination, as well as a shot at one of two $500 Best Buy gift cards.

The public is invited and encouraged to spend the day with the Texas heroes who live at the home.

Texas State Veterans Homes provide affordable, long-term nursing care for Texas veterans, their spouses and Gold Star parents. Eight homes are conveniently located across Texas and each first-class facility is designed to enhance quality of life with a clean, caring and dignified setting appropriate to those men and women who have served our country with honor. If you are interested in learning more about our State Veterans homes, visit www.texasveterans.org call 1-800-252-VETS.