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Chapter 116 Helps Stage Quirky Fundraiser

March 13, 2020

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 116 of Leominster, Mass., is helping host a quirky annual fundraiser to benefit area veterans facilitated by the city’s Veterans Center.  The event places "Rocky," a mannequin, on a settee…

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Chapter 866’s Tyrell Named Springfield Veteran of the Year

December 18, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 111 and Chapter 866 member Richard J. Tyrell was named the Springfield (Mass.) Veteran of the Year. The Veteran of the Year Award is given every year to a Springfield veteran resident…

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Chapter 499’s Robitaille Named Veteran of the Year

November 8, 2019

Patrick Robitaille, a life member of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 499, accepted the 2019 Southeastern Massachusetts Veteran of the Year Award Nov. 7 at a celebratory luncheon in Dartmouth. He is the 24th recipient of the award, bestowed…

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Chapter 207’s Bus Vandalized

August 24, 2019

A bus belonging to Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 207 was vandalized earlier this month in Westport, Mass. Local police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who…

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Chapter 65 Holds Welcome Home Ceremony

April 12, 2019

Vietnam Veterans of America James E. Callahan Chapter 65 held a Welcome Home ceremony in downtown Pittsfield, Mass., in recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day last month. Veterans marched with an honor guard to…

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Chapter 907 Supports Veteran Scholarships

November 27, 2018

[caption id="attachment_16042" align="alignnone" width="300"] Chapter 907 recently donated $2,000 to the MWCC Foundation to support scholarships for veterans. Pictured left to right: state Rep. Jonathan Zlotnik, Senior Staff Associate to the President and MWCC Foundation…

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Chapter 907 Supports Scholarship Fund

January 26, 2017

Chapter 907 donated $2, 000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veteran’s Memorial Scholarship Fund in Gardner, MA . The chapter has been supporting the scholarship for several years. The scholarship also serves to…

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Thanksgiving meal

Chapter 499 Sponsors Thanksgiving for Homeless Veterans

December 1, 2016

Through the Veterans Transition House in New Bedford, MA, Chapter 499 helped deliver meals and sent Thanksgiving Day greetings to veterans or their spouses. The Veterans Transition House was founded by a group of Vietnam…

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