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Pembroke American Legion post 164 helps out VA house
Pembroke American Legion Post 164

Pembroke American Legion Post 164 Commander Noni Miller, right, and post member Marvin Miller recently presented cleaning supplies to the VA Fischer House in Augusta. 

The home is a place for families to stay while their veteran family members are hospitalized for care at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. 

The 16,800-square foot Fischer House is professionally furnished and decorated and able to accommodate up to 20 families. Each veteran’s family is allowed one private guest suite to share, each with a private bathroom and they cannot exceed maximum occupancy of the room. 

Families share a large communal fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, dining room, family room a large flat screen television, and an outdoor patio with all other guests in the house. Children under the age of 18 are permitted to stay at the Fisher House with their parent or guardian. 

The Fisher House provides accommodations for families going through a medical crisis; therefore, walk-in visits are not permitted. 

Photo provided.

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