Now over 71,000 members in the United States
The "Largest" VVA Chapter in Pennsylvania.
3rd "Largest Chapter in the United States"
As of the October 16, meeting
VVA 693 - LIFE Members - 463
AVVA - 141 LIFE Members - 51
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Vietnam Veterans of America Inc., Chapter 862 - Southwestern, Pa
VVA 862 Weekly Updates for October 17, 2014
AGENT ORANGE POPPY SALES*
AVVA 862 will be holding their yearly Poppy sales on "Saturday” October 24th they will be at Wahlmart in Monaca. If you’re not doing anything, Stop out and give them a hand!
Highway Clean Up
NEED MORE HELP FOR THE HIGHWAY CLEAN UP
I need at least 16 people for this project, more would be better, We need to have four squads with at least four men per squad to cover the highway. I have 13 people signed up so far so I need at least three more able bodies, they can contact me at home or by cell phone or by email
firstname.lastname@example.org for email
Date is Saturday October 25 at 9:00 AM Please meet at the old skating rink.
I will have all the gloves etc... Hopefully we can knock this off in an hour or so
Thanks Dave Kane
As “Announced” at our recent VVA 862 Meeting:
“LETS HELP A BROTHER OUT”!!!!
Round Up for Roger Cotterman October 25th, 2014 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Roger is a 64 old Vietnam Vet who is actively fighting Leukemia, AML with severe complications, all associated with exposure to Agent Orange. He will need a stem cell transplant. We are trying to raise money for his hospital expenses.
$8.00 in Advance
$10.00 at the door
Marion Hill Christian MissionaryNew Brighton, Pa.
Contact: Amanda 304-670-5337 or Angie 724-650-8837
VETERANS HONOR DINNER - There will be a Veterans Honor Dinner on November 7th at the Pathway Church 239 Braun Rd. Beaver Falls, Pa. 15010. This is a Free Dinner for Veterans but you must RSVP to 724-336-5927, so they have an idea how many people are coming.
Speaking at New Brighton Schools - Nov 10th - Contact Gary now! Need Speakers!
I TALKED WITH MATT WAGNER AT NEW BRIGHTON MIDDLE SCHOOL. THE VETERAN’S DAY PROGRAM IS GOING TO BE ON THE 10TH OF NOVEMBER AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL, STARTING AT 0800.
WE NEED AT LEAST 5 PEOPLE AND HOPEFULLY, 10, TO SPEAK WITH THE 8th GRADE CLASS. JUST IN THE MORNING. LUNCH IS PROVIDED, AND THERE IS A PROGRAM IN THE AFTERNOON, IF WE WANT TO STAY.
IF YOU COULD PUT THIS IN THE WEEKLY UPDATES, I WOULD APPRECIATE IT. MY EMAIL IS HACBGW@COMCAST.NET OR VFWPOST1821@GMAIL.COM
MY TELEPHONE IS 724-728-2810
FYI – The Veterans Day Parade which will be in (BEAVER) - November 11th!!!!!!!
is being sponsored by the Midland American Legion.
The luncheon afterwards will be held at the Monaca American Legion. Please keep this in mind when the parade is over.
Veterans Appreciation Event - Will be held at the “Center at the Mall” on Friday November 14th at 10:00 AM. We will be having a Agent Orange Outreach table. Please come out and help. A “Free Lunch” will be served.
Thank you in advance - Mike Coligure
VETERANS SALUTE BREAKFAST - November 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
CCBC Athletic& Events Center. Please join us for Breakfast & Resource Fair. The event is “Free” and open to all past and present military members. Your guests can attend for $5.00 per person. To reserve your spot, contact:
email@example.com or call 724-480-3557 by November 7th.
We hope to see you there! Hosted by CCBC & Sen Elder Vogel Jr.
Everyone have a Great weekend. Office is now closed!