An Open House was held at the Houma Community-Based Outpatient Clinic on Wednesday, July 15, from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. The event, which hosted more than 400 veterans and their families, gave all attendees an afternoon of food, fun, festivities and information about the clinic, its services and the enrollment process. The event, which was sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Bayou Chapter 9, began with a very moving flag ceremony conducted by the United Veterans League Color Guard, commanded by Ray Ordoyne.
The ceremony included the raising of the flag, a 21 gun salute and the playing of TAPS. Also taking part in the flag ceremony were members of VVA 630 and the Clinic’s Advisory Council, who also aided in planning and coordinating the event.
After the flag ceremony, guests were treated to plenty of entertainment, food and door prizes. The local ladies cooked up delicious dishes for the event, including jambalaya, a Louisiana favorite! Attendees were awarded many door prizes, including the grand prize of a side of beef. A focal point of the event was the National DAV van, which stopped at the Houma Clinic for the event. Good next door neighbor Harley Davidson provided the electricity...
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An Open House Houma Community-Based Outpatient Clinic