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Arizona Fisher House Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary
March 2, 2017TUCSON, AZ – The Arizona Fisher House will be celebrating its one year anniversary on Wednesday March 15 with tours of the home. The tours will take place between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and also in the afternoon from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The home is located at the Tucson VA Medical Center at 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ.
The tours are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided while supplies last.
The Arizona Fisher House provides a "home away from home" with free temporary lodging for eligible loved ones of Veterans or Active Duty personnel receiving inpatient care from the Tucson VA.
During its first year, the home has served approximately 450 families and has hosted guests from several countries to include Italy, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Thailand, New Zealand and Australia.
The Tucson community has rallied around the Arizona Fisher House by donating more than 4300 hours of volunteer service in providing for the needs of the guests and enhancing the daily operations of the home.
For more information on the one year anniversary of the Arizona Fisher House or to get involved with supporting the home, please contact Kelly Laurich at (520) 838-3680.
Media wishing to cover the open house, please contact the SAVAHCS Public Affairs office at (520) 629-1819.