Articles Related to Community Service


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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Chapter 290 Saves a Parking Spot for the Wounded

October 18, 2016

Throughout the city of St. Cloud, MN, Chapter 290 has been installing parking spaces reserved for the combat wounded. The vibrant parking spaces are coated with purple paint and are for Purple Heart Medal recipients…

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Chapter 1062 Members Serve Fellow Veterans

April 6, 2016

Doug Sabo and Bruce Ellis of Chapter 1062 of Lincoln County have found a way to serve fellow retired veterans. Sabo and Ellis have chosen to embody the VVA motto, “Never again will one generation…

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Chapter 1054 Restores the Pride

March 17, 2016

Five years ago a handful of Vietnam veterans got together and decided it was time to organize a local chapter. A goal of 35 members was set to meet the minimum required by VVA. Some…

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Chapter 939 Awards College Scholarships

March 15, 2016

Chapter 939 in Hays recently decided to reach out to its community in a unique way. The chapter awarded four $500 scholarships to area students. For the past seven years, the chapter has offered scholarships…

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Chapter 955 Helps the Storm-Ravaged

March 8, 2016

The Michael P. Callahan Chapter 955 in Wildwood , along with its partner, American Legion Post 184 in Wildwood, recently recognized that there was a desperate need for local relief assistance. After the blizzard at…

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Fresno Chapter 933 Does Community Service

February 2, 2016

Fresno, California, Chapter 933 continues its regularly scheduled voluntary clean-up detail at the Lakeside Shelter in Fresno’s Woodward Park. Lakeside is one of six large shelters in the 300-acre city park, each of which has…

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