VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA - CHAPTER 862
Now over 80,000 members in the United States
Total PA VVA Veterans - 4268
VVA 862 is the "Largest" VVA Chapter in Pennsylvania.
3rd "Largest Chapter in the United States"
As of April 19th, 2017 Meeting
VVA 862 - 787 LIFE - 705
"Special Announcements (Below)
"Work Party Needed"
"Work Party" requested for tomorrow at 1030 at the our Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Beaver.
We are going to be working on cleaning the brick around the Memorial pertaining to getting the grass out of in between the joints. Bring Screw Drivers and something to sit on. The more we get,the less time we need to spend on this. C'Mon down and join in on the fun!
AVVA / VVA 862 Banquet
May 6th, 2017
Social Hour – 5:00 PM Dinner – 6:00 PM
Awards – Immediately Following!
Cost - $15.00
Reservations must be made by April 28th, 2017
You may contact Donna Corfield at 724-775-3027
Or Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment will be collected at the door
If you make a Reservation and do not show up, You will still be responsible for those Reservations.
“Reservation Cancellations” Must be made by May 1st.
"Mark Your Calendars"
"Wings Over Pittsburgh"
May 13th & 14th 2017
9:00 AM till 4:30 PM
"Air Force Thunderbirds"
You may now obtain a Life Membership for $75.00!
VVA 862 has agreed to continue to pay the $25.00 discount for life membership applications for our chapter? Even if all remaining Chapter 862 “non-life” members take advantage of this, we will still receive more money in life membership rebates than the cost of this discount.
When mailing items for Membership Please use our Membership Chairman's address who is:
709 Ohio Ave.
Midland, Pa. 15059-1415
Official Chapter 862 Mailing Address
We now have a new PO BOX address to be used for VVA 862 Mail
VVA Chapter 862
PO Box 26
Rochester, Pa. 15074
Our meetings are currently held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the:
179 Virginia Ave
Rochester, PA. 15074
We are one of very few, "Board of Directors" that meet monthly!
The Board of Directors meets in the "Board Room"
every 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM.
VVA Chapter 862 is located in Southwest Pennsylvania.
Our membership includes all of Beaver County as well as the following surrounding counties. Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington & Westmoreland Counties.
We also have many members scattered out all over the United States.
When did it all start? We needed 25 to sign a charter,
Our first meeting was organized by Lloyd "Skip" Haswell and held on Wednesday, March 15, 2000 at Boscov's Department Store in the Beaver Valley Mall in Monaca, PA. We only had 17 attend.
We waited for 3 months, Skip put an ad in the Beaver County Times and tried again!
The next meeting was held at the Monaca American Legion on Wednesday, July 19, 2000 where we had 53 attend, therefore, we signed the charter that night and we have met every month since then. An "Election of Officers" was held that evening, and we were on our way
President - Lloyd "Skip" Haswell
Vice President - Michael Mikulich
2nd Vice President - Jon Neely (Dec)
Secretary - Frank "Lee" Corfield
Treasurer - William T. Muns
Delegate - Tracy King
This chapter was organized under the Law of 1988 and filed Articles of Incorporation with
the Pennsylvania Department of State on the 2nd day on November, 2000.