Vietnam Veterans of America
Chapter 862 of Southwestern Pa
Now over 71,000 members in the United States
The "Largest" VVA Chapter in Pennsylvania.
3rd "Largest Chapter in the United States"
VVA 680 - LIFE Members - 458
AVVA - 91 LIFE Members - 51
WELCOME to the VVA 862 WEBSITE
Bridgewater Regatta - "Special Thanks" to all those who came down and helped this weekend.
It was greatly appreciated.
VVA 862 Weekly Update as of August 15th, 2014 for the
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 862 of Southwestern Pa
Our name has been changed, due to the fact that we have over 250 members in our chapter who are outside Beaver County. Many are from Pittsburgh and surrounding counties.
Weekly Updates were sent out last Thursday.
VVA 862 PICNIC will be “ TOMORROW ”
August 20th, 2014
There will be
“NO” MEETING THIS MONTH”
We will need clean-up before & after. We will need your favorite covered dishes, corn on the cob, deserts, that favorite Crock Pot meal you like to cook. Basically it will be the same as all other yes. Liquid refreshments will be provided by VVA. For the FNG’s, (Fresh New Guys) Have your wife make her favorite covered dish.
VVA /AVVA 862 Picnic will start at 1:00 PM. We will be eating at 5:00 PM
If you have any questions, you may contact Chairman Philip Morris at 724-643-5725 or his email at firstname.lastname@example.org
AVVA Tickets – (This is the Fund Raiser for the “Wall That Heals”) Please Turn in all tickets, Sold or Unsold. We need all unsold tickets as we have some events coming up where we can sell them. They want them turned in ASAP
You may turn them in next week at the upcoming VVA Picnic on Aug 20th.
Otherwise, “you will be responsible for all of them”.
Contact: Marylyn Piccirilli at email@example.com
Hookstown Fair “Coming Up "TODAY”
the “Hookstown Fair” is starting today. We will be needing people to work the booth,
plus help with the famous “Duck Race on Saturday the 24th. @ 6:00 PM
Race Course has been Cut in ½!
Which brings up the subject of “Duck Tickets”
VVA 862 “Duck Tickets”
There are still a lot of duck tickets left to sell so, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Remember this is Chapter 862 Duck Race and has raised over $95,000.00 since we started. We need your help! You can’t make it to the Hookstown Fair next week. You may also turn these Duck Tickets & Stubs w/money at the upcoming VVA Picnic next week. Please give them to Lee Corfield and he will see that the “Duckman” gets them. If they aren’t turned in, before the race starts, those numbers will become property of VVA 862.
Bill Laughner - 724-601-3597
Aug 26 “Wall That Heals” Meeting 7:00 PM for Committee members @ Rochester VFW
Aug 30 4th Annual Blaine Allinder “Golf Outing” $100 Per Golfer / $400.00 per Foursome
Next Month - SEPTEMBER
September 6th 2014
Would you please remind everyone of the "Walk to End Alzheimer's" being held on Saturday at 9:00am, September 6 at pavilion # 3 at Brady's Run
Park. There are only 6 walkers registered on our team so far, Please contact Coastguard if you’re able to walk with us.
Sept 12 Honor Guard Practice - 7:00 PM Midland VFW ParkSept 18 – 21 - Kokomo - 32nd Vietnam Vets Reunion Kokomo, In.
Sept 23 - 28 - The “Wall That Heals” coming to Beaver, Pa.
Sept 24 - Welcoming & Opening Ceremony – 7:00 PM = Reading of the 73 KIA’s from Beaver County
Sept 25 - "Gold Star Mothers Luncheon" on Thursday September 25th at the Wooden Angel, Beaver. Cost is $ 25.00 per person, Chicken or Pork
RSVP by September 15th Coastguard. 724 - 709 - 7747
Thank you, Chuck Inman (Coastguard)
Sept 27 - POW / MIA Ride to the Wall Registration 12:00 Noon - Leaves Rochester VFW 3:00 PM
Arrives at our Vietnam Memorial between 6 & 7 PM
Sept 28 “Gold Star Mothers” Day
That’s it for this week
Everyone have a good Weekend. See you at the Regatta!
Taking tomorrow off!