From the Office of State Senator Leticia Van De Putte, District 26

For Immediate Release
September 25, 2000
Contact: Deborah Travieso @ 210 733-6604

State Senator Leticia Van De Putte District 26 Asks for Enrollment Increase in Local Chip Outreach Effort

State Senator Leticia Van de Putte together with "Neighborhood First Alliance", an Eastside grassroots organization will host a Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Community Forum. Special Guest includes Jason Cooke, State Chip Director with the Health and Human Services Commission in Austin.

Many families and children who are eligible for CHIP in Bexar County must be reached and enrolled. The purpose of the forum is to provide input, initiate targeted outreach, and diversify the outreach approach currently in place.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, September 26, 2000
Grace Lutheran Church, 504 Avenue E
(Corner of Ave.E and McCullough)

The forum is open to the public.