Pensacola VA promotes physical fitness, support for veterans through VA2K event - Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System
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Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System

 

Pensacola VA promotes physical fitness, support for veterans through VA2K event

May 13, 2016

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Department of Veterans Affairs' Joint Ambulatory Care Center will host its annual VA2K Walk and Roll event to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless veterans with donated items on May 18.

The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to the general public. The VA2K event will be held over two sessions, at 9-9:30 a.m. and 10-10:30 a.m. The location will be at the rear of the JACC. The JACC is located at 790 Veterans Way, along Highway 98 West.

In the event of inclement weather, the VA2K will be cancelled. Pre-registration is not required and those interested in participating should plan to arrive at the rear of the JACC no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the session they plan to participate in.

In conjunction with the event, VA will accept voluntary donations to be used to carry out existing VA programs for homeless veterans. However, there is no requirement for a donation in order to participate. Ideal donation items are as follows: toothpaste, toothbrushes, bug spray, bus passes, flashlights and batteries. Money donations will also be accepted.

For additional information, please contact the JACC VA2K Coordinator Jill Amos at 850-912-2090, or via email at jill.amos@va.gov.