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A ‘pizza’ tribute for military veterans at the
VA Ambulatory Care Center in Los Angeles
CSULA students, faculty to commemorate Veterans Day
As part of its Veterans Day activities, Cal State L.A.’s Rehabilitation Counseling Association (RCA)—in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs-Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center—will be revering local military veterans for their service and sacrifice by distributing more than 200 personal-size pizzas to the veteran patients.
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The Los Angeles VA Ambulatory Care Center is located at 351 E. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90012.
About RCA student chapter:
The Rehabilitation Counseling Association at Cal State L.A. aims to promote and develop contacts within the rehabilitation profession, and also offers students more awareness of the opportunities available in the field of rehabilitation.
About CSULA’s veteran services:
Cal State L.A. is approved for the training of veterans of military services and their dependents under educational assistance programs established by the federal government. Authorization for training under all federal bills must be obtained from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). All applications for benefits must be filed through the following web link: http://www.gibill.va.gov. For more about CSULA Veterans Affairs services, go to /academic/registrar/vets.php.
For more information, e-mail the RCA faculty advisor Frances Siu, professor of special education and counseling, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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