Southern Utah Veterans Home Hosts Red Shirt Friday
R.E.D. Shirt Friday: Remembering Everyone Deployed – The Southern Utah Veterans Home invites community members to participate in their largest R.E.D. Shirt Friday ever (August 14, 2015).
Ivins, UT – The Southern Utah Veterans Home (SUVH) will host a campus wide R.E.D. Shirt Friday event on August 14, 2015. SUVH staff has participated in many R.E.D. Fridays, and are especially excited for this upcoming Friday. “Our Veteran Resident Council has organized a R.E.D. Shirt Friday to allow residents to support veterans and soldiers from around the world. Supported by President Stan Snow, all of our residents now have R.E.D. Shirts to wear alongside our staff. This collaborative effort is just one of the many reasons the Southern Utah Veterans Home team is so passionate about what we do to help and provide a better quality of life for all veterans.” explained Recreation Director, Vie Van Noy.
The R.E.D. Shirt movement is recognized and celebrated across the nation. R.E.D. Fridays stands for Remember Everyone Deployed. The program was created in 2006 to show support and appreciation for those that serve our country in the armed forces. In just 9 years, the movement has grown to include support from hundreds of organizations, and tens of thousands of individuals. “Our goal is to support our veterans, not just locally, but on a global scale,” said Administrator Jerry Olson. “This Friday we are looking forward to standing together in a show of solidarity, in support of and appreciation for all that our military is doing today, and the dedication that so many veterans have given throughout history.”
“This Friday we would like to invite our community to join us for R.E.D. Shirt Friday. Our staff and residents will all be in red, and really want to make a statement of appreciation by including R.E.D. Shirt Friday community supporters to join us for our official R.E.D. Shirt Friday photo this week.” said Van Noy.
Please join the Southern Utah Veterans Home for this community R.E.D. Shirt Friday Photo event and an opportunity to tour the campus.
R.E.D. Shirt Friday Photo Event Details:
Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. Photo for Southern Utah Veterans Home staff and resident veterans.
Time: 11:00 a.m. for Photo for Southern Utah Veterans Home staff, resident veterans and community members.
Location: Southern Utah Veterans Home Flag Pole; 160 N. 200 East, Ivins, UT 84738
Cost: FREE to all; Open to the public.
The mission of RedShirtFridays.org is to show support for our servicemen and servicewomen. The movement focuses on creating opportunities for fellow Americans to support and show appreciation for our military stationed here in the U.S. and around the world. Remembering Everyone Deployed by wearing R.E.D. every Friday, is a unifying experience for our communities that let’s our servicemen and women know their sacrifices will not go unnoticed, and that we stand together in our support of their efforts and unwavering dedication to our country.
About Southern Utah Veterans Home
Our business puts people first and was founded on the principles that recognize the worth of every individual. Our success depends upon our ability to create and maintain a nurturing environment where individuality is promoted and dignity is preserved.
We provide patients the most affordable, high-quality services for all recognized Utah veterans, spouses and surviving spouses who require short term rehab or long term nursing home care as defined by the VA or Medicare and as certified by a physician.
Our admissions are overseen by a team process available 7 days a week that includes the Administrator, Director of Nursing, Medical Director, Admission’s Coordinator and other staff members needed to support a successful transition into the Southern Utah Veterans Home.
“We embrace a reverence for life and a heart for healing.”
Written/Distributed By: Dawn McLain, Owner – Write It Up!
Contact: Jerry Olson, Administrator
Company: Southern Utah Veterans Home
160 N. 200 East
Ivins, UT 84738