Inside VVA Chapters

Chapter 731

Chapter 731 Recognized for Support of Crime Prevention

April 7, 2017

The Manitowoc Police Department and Manitowoc Crime Prevention Committee recently honored Chapter 731 of Manitowoc, WI with the 37th Annual Crime Prevention Award. The chapter continues to be instrumental in supporting the police department’s community…

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Valet Parking

Chapter 753 Gives a Lift to Patients

April 7, 2017

Members of Chapter 753, along with other veteran service organizations in St Albans City, VT, are implementing a valet parking service at the Northwestern Medical Center. The free Veterans Sponsored Valet Service will allow visitors…

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Chapter 53 in Service to Community

April 6, 2017

South Bay Chapter 53 in Torrance, CA, supported a wide range of veteran-friendly and other community nonprofits in 2016. The list includes Gold Star Manor in Long Beach, The Moving Wall, Habitat for Humanity, JROTC…

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Veteran Service Dogs

Chapter 961 Protects Police K9s

April 5, 2017

Southern Utah Chapter 961 in Washington City, UT presented a check for a police dog's bullet-proof vest. The check was presented in a ceremony near the traveling 'Wall That Heals'. The canine vests are specially…

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Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Chapter 961 Displays Wall That Heals

March 23, 2017

In a short but solemn ceremony Thursday morning, the Wall That Heals, a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. was officially opened to the public. The arrival of the wall…

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Chapter 542

2016 Was Busy for Chapter 542

March 21, 2017

For Michael J Novosel Capital Area Chapter 542 in Harrisburg, PA 2016 was another busy year. Membership grew by nearly 8 percent to more than 230, along with more than 80 AVVA members. Chapter 542…

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Chapter 203

Chapter 203 Presents 3-Day Welcome Home

March 20, 2017

Chapter 203 and the local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter of Chattanooga, TN will have a three day Welcome Home event for Vietnam veterans from nine counties in Tennessee and Georgia. Donated venue space…

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Washington State Council President Awarded by VA

March 15, 2017

Washington State Council President Francisco Ivarra recently was selected as a recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Service to Veterans Award by the State of Washington’s Department of Veterans Affairs. The award was presented in November…

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Christmas Cards

Community Service During Chapter 242’s Christmas Party

March 13, 2017

Jefferson Park Chapter 242 celebrated the holidays with their annual Christmas Party, but they also served the community of Hines, IL. During the party, chapter members stuffed 100 Christmas cards with gift certificates for patients at…

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Chapter 373

Chapter 373’s Assistance Goes Full Circle

March 10, 2017

The U.S. Army Warrant Officer Association Chapter donated $500 to Daleville, AL, Chapter 373 to support the chapter’s efforts to help veterans and their spouses during the Christmas season. Chapter President Bobby Enfinger accepted the…

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