Media Advisory from the office of State Senator Judith Zaffirini

June 11, 2007
Contact: Nick Almanza
(512) 463-0121

Press Conference Announcing Operation Lone Star 2007 to Provide Medical Services for Laredo, South Texas

WHAT:Senator Judith Zaffirini, Laredo Mayor Raul Salinas, Texas Military Forces, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the City of Laredo Health Department will hold a press conference to announce Operation Lone Star 2007 service dates and locations. Operation Lone Star combines the charitable efforts of the Texas Army National Guard, the U.S. Naval and Marine Corps Reserves, the Texas State Guard, DSHS, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, local health departments and volunteer personnel to provide free medical and dental services to thousands of families and persons living in South Texas. Operation Lone Star's service locations will include the City of Laredo for the first time in nine years of service.

WHEN:Tuesday, June 12, 2007
11:30 a.m.

WHERE:       Western Hemispheric Trade, Room 116, Texas A&M International University Laredo, Texas.