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Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

 

Bay Pines VAHCS to Host Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration – May 16

May 2, 2019

Bay Pines, Fla. – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System will host an Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration “A Fair with Flair” on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the JC Cobb room located on the first floor of Building 100 at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center. The event will feature entertainment, live demonstrations, cultural dances and displays, crafts, tropical herbs and plants, and facts and information about Asian countries and islands.

Special guest speaker Dr. Miguel LaPuz, VISN 8 Network Director, will also present his inspiring story. Read more about Dr. LaPuz here.

Click here to access a campus map and directions. For questions about this event, please contact Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist Obed Muniz at 727-398-6661 extension 17057.

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The Bay Pines VAHCS is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing over 4,300 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in southwest Florida. The organization is one of the largest VA health care systems in the country in terms of patients served and is accredited by The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and several other nationally recognized accrediting organizations.

The Bay Pines VAHCS operates nine facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring.