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Beckley VA Medical Center


Beckley VAMC Celebrates Grand Opening of their Patriot Cafe

Group of individuals cutting a ribbon at Grand Opening.

James Vaughan (right) and Beckley staff members wait patiently as Karin McGraw, Beckley VAMC Director, and Ruth Bowe, Associate Chief for the Canteen Service cut the ribbon opening the VCS Patriot Café 517.

By Debbie Voloski
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

 James Vaughan, Chief, Food Specialist for the Veterans Canteen Service (VCS), along with other Central Office staff, were on hand to join in the celebration of the grand opening of the VCS Patriot Café # 517, January 20 at the Beckley VAMC.  The newly renovated café offers a new hot bar menu and a variety of specialty items including a garden gourmet and deli serving custom made sub sandwiches, wraps, and mini pizzas.  The café serves 400+ meals per day. 

“The Beckley staff is excited about the new menu selection and the nice atmosphere in the dining area” stated Ruth Bowe, Associate Chief of Beckley VAMC Veterans Canteen Service.   



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