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DNR Hosts Veteranís Day Program On November 10

William P. Holmes, III

Annapolis, Md. (October 31, 2011) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Office of Fair Practices will sponsor a 2011 Veteranís Day program at 12 p.m. on November 10 in the C-1 Conference Room of the Tawes State Office Building in Annapolis.

This program will honor the significant sacrifices of U.S. veteranís, members of the armed forces, and their families, in defense of this nation and its vital interests.

The keynote speaker will be William P. Holmes, III, Colonel of Infantry and United States Army-Retired after 32 years of service. Holmes currently serves as the Field Services Supervisor of the Johns Hopkins U.S. Family Health Plan. He has also served as volunteer Site Leader of the Wounded Warrior Mentor Program at Ft. Meade since 2008. Holmes is an active participant within the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairsí community outreach activities, supporting veterans and their families.

The program is free of charge and the public is invited to attend. A light lunch will be served. Please contact Richard W. Allen of the DNR Office of Fair Practices at 410-260-8058 for further information.


   October 31, 2011

Contact: Josh Davidsburg
410-260-8002 office I 410-507-7526 cell
jdavidsburg@dnr.state.md.us

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages nearly one-half million acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov