90-year-old awarded for supporting vets

May 19, 2009 10:14:38 AM PDT
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will honor the county's 2009 "Friend of the Veteran" award recipient Tuesday.

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This year's award honors Margie Lowe, a 90-year-old San Jose woman who volunteers extensively at the South San Jose VA Clinic's Day Respite Program for disabled and elderly veterans.

Supervisors will honor her at 1:30 p.m. in the county board chambers.

The award was established in 1991 to recognize those who offer outstanding support and dedication to Santa Clara County veterans.

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