Art center recognized for supporting military

The Veterans Art Center of Grand Junction has been recognized for its support of military service members and their families.

Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented Wendy Hoffman, director and chief executive officer of the center, with an award recognizing center programs for service members, particularly those with special needs.

Established in 1972 as an agency of the Defense Department, the ESGR promotes support of employee military service, particularly in the National Guard and Reserve. For more information about the ESGR in Western Colorado, call 640-7971.