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Texas Tech to Honor United Supermarkets for Vet School Contribution

Kelly Podzemny

March 27, 2019

The generosity of the local supermarket chain will be celebrated during a reception.

WHAT: The Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host an event honoring United Supermarkets, which has committed impactful philanthropic support for the future Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Friday (March 29)

WHERE: Student lounge, TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, 1300 S. Coulter St.

EVENT: TTU System Chancellor and TTUHSC President Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell will honor and recognize United Supermarkets; which operates the United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos retail grocery banners in Amarillo and Lubbock; as trailblazing donors that have graciously committed support for the Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine.

United Supermarkets President Robert Taylor, Regional Vice President Paul Evans and other company representatives will be in attendance.

These gifts support construction and development of the Texas Tech School of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo and help revolutionize veterinary services throughout Texas' rural communities. Empowered by generosity, the school is designed to fulfill a growing need in these communities by shaping the future of veterinary education and enriching our state's agricultural heritage.

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