The California Department of Veterans Affairs will host a grand opening Friday of the long-awaited Veterans Home of California in Fresno.
Guest speakers, dignitaries, entertainment and special presentations will be on hand at the event, which will start at 10 a.m. at the veterans home at 2811 W. California Ave. The event is open to the public and visitors can get information about admission, volunteering and job opportunities.
Guests are asked to park at the Fresno Sports Complex at 1707 W. Jensen Ave. or at Manheim Central California at the Marks Avenue exit off Highway 180. Shuttles will transport guests to the veterans home and back.
The department will host a community open house Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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