Klein holds Valetines for Veterans at Bronx VA hospital

Senator Jeff Klein (c) with the beauty pageant winners and the children from P.S. 83, who performed for the veterans.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

Senator Jeff Kein was joined by Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Miss Teen USA K. Lee Graham, and students from Morris Park’s P.S. 83 in hosting his annual Valentines for veterans celebration at the borough’s James J. Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center. The 20th annual celebration on Friday, February 13 included the donation of more than 200 Valentines Day cards and gift bags to give back to veterans who served their country. Klein’s celebration is held during the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans, a week long celebration commemorating the more than 98,000 veterans receiving care at VA facilities acros the United States.

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Senator Klein distributes gift bags to the veterans.
Photo by Walter Pofeldt

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