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Equine medical center to hold remembrance event April 16


LEESBURG, Va., April 4, 2008 – Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center will host a time of remembrance event at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16 (rain or shine).

Speakers will include Dr. Martin Furr, professor and Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center; Dr. William D. Tyrrell Jr., past president, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society; and Joseph Keusch, council member, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. A moment of silence will be observed followed by a violin solo and the release of 32 doves. A reception will take place after the service.

To RSVP, contact Marjorie Musick by email or by telephone at (703) 771-6881 prior to Friday, April 11. Directions to the center are available online.

Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center is a premier full-service equine hospital located in Leesburg, Va., that offers advanced specialty care, 24-hour emergency treatment and diagnostic services for all ages and breeds of horses. One of three campuses that comprise the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, the center and its team of equine specialists are committed to providing exceptional treatment to patients, superior service to clients and cutting-edge research to the equine industry.