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May 10 PAT Military Spouse Appreciation Day Program, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh

2019-Military Spouse Appreciation Day Program at the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) of Raleigh




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    

Thursday, May 9, 2019


NC Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Celebrates “Month Spouse Appreciation”


Raleigh — The NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NC DMVA) will celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day in honor of NC Military spouses, who are indispensable members of our state and community. The event will salute the wives, husbands, mothers and fathers who provide leadership and support to their families, friends and co-workers while their loved ones defend our nation at home and abroad.

NC DMVA, along with our partners the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) of Raleigh, Western Governors University, Humana, Carolina Small Business Development Fund and the American Legion Auxiliary will honor military spouses from across the state at our Military Spouse Appreciation Day event this Friday:  


Date:               Friday, May 10th

Time:              4:00-6:00PM

Location:        Contemporary Art Museum of Raleigh

409 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27603

The highlight of the event will feature Secretary Larry Hall’s presentation of a commemorative plaque to the NC DMVA Military Spouse of the Year, Shawn Slape, whose husband was killed last year in service. Special guest and honorees include the First Lady of North Carolina, Kristin Cooper; NC National Guard Brigadier General Allen Boyette; Co-CEO & Cofounder of R. Riveter, Cameron Cruse; President & Founder of CFVFU, Sandra G. Robinson; and ABC11 News Anchor and Military Spouse, Tisha M. Powell.

To learn more about the Department, contact Angella Dunston, Director of Communications or 984.204.8336.


About NCDMVA – The NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs is a state agency with a vision to protect North Carolina’s military installations, work with the communities surrounding military bases, and assist military families and veterans with obtaining the support and services they need. 




Angella Dunston

Director of Communication & Government Relations

NC Dept. Of Military & Veterans Affairs

413 N. Salisbury Street

Raleigh, NC 27603

984-204-8336 (P)

919-807-4260 (F)

Email correspondence to and from this address may be subject to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties by an authorized state official.