FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                            PRESS CONTACT:

November 20, 2014                                                        Brenda Lopez 956.544.8352


MEDIA ADVISORY: Congressman Vela to Host Health Care Enrollment Fair with Secretary Castro as Special Guest Speaker


WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, November 24, 2014, Congressman Filemon Vela (D-Brownsville) will host a Health Care Enrollment Fair at the Brownsville Event Center with Julian Castro, Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, as the guest speaker.


Enrollment fair representatives from Get Covered America will be on-site to give presentations and answer questions concerning health care enrollment under the Affordable Care Act. Certified application counselors will be available to assist with health care enrollment. 


Those wishing to enroll in health care under the Affordable Care Act are advised to bring the following: proof of income, photo I.D., proof of residence and Social Security Number.


Monday , November 24, 2014

Brownsville, Texas


Who:               Congressman Filemon Vela (TX-34) and Secretary Julian Castro


What:              Health Care Enrollment Fair.


When:             9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

                        Note: (Secretary Castro and Congressman Vela will be there at 10 a.m.)


Where:            Brownsville Event Center

                        1 Event Center

                        Brownsville, Texas 78526


Special Instructions: To ensure the general public is informed of this event, please widely disseminate this information prior to Monday, November 24, 2014.


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