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
Vietnam Veterans of America Inc., Chapter 862 - 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.
Please “look at the dates close people”. We have a lot going on this month! “All Dates are in Blue”
All these items pertain to
VVA 862 Events only
Lee, would you please include the following items in the Weekly Update:
#1 Alzheimer's Walk , September 6th 2014 -Brady’s Run Park, 9:00 AM, Pavilion #3 , The tent will be set up for informational reasons and all are
invited to attend. There are lots of baskets for
raffle, coffee, water, donuts, etc etc. We actually have a bunch of bananas. You don't have to walk, just come down. The #3 pavilion is behind the horse
track just past the ice arena. Hope you can come.
ANY QUESTIONS CALL, CHUCK INMAN724/709/7747
till clean-up. Free to come and enjoy music by local bands, hot dogs and the fixings, cup cakes, how could you pass this up !
Again the VVA tent will be set up for informational reasons and all are welcome.
Help for this event would be greatly appreciated: Wednesday the 10th at 5:00 PM setting up tents, Thursday the 11th at 12:00 noon, set up for event and then
tear down after the conclusion of the event, there's a lot of work.
IF YOU WILL HELP, PLEASE LET US KNOW, CHUCK INMAN 724/709/7747
#3 Please! don't forget the Gold Star Mothers Luncheon on September 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM yes this is during the week of the “Wall That Heals” being here, but those not working the Wall, just let me know your coming.
The price is $25.00 each and your choice of Pork or Chicken. Vegetarians can be accommodated if requested. We need to know how many are coming no
later than September 15th, the Wooden Angel is the location and its always a great time for the Gold Star Mothers. They appreciate the time of fellowship
with us and the smiles make it a great time.
TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS JUST LET ME KNOW. CHUCK INMAN 724/709/7747
Sept 10th, 2014 – AVVA Meeting at 6:00 PM, Regular VVA Meeting at 7:00 PM
VVA Meeting will be held on Sept 10th this month due to the majority of our members will be at 32nd Kokomo Vietnam Veterans Reunion in Kokomo
Indiana. Please don’t show up on Sept 17th for a meeting because no one will be there. Don’t Say you haven’t been warned.
September 11th, 2014 - Veterans Recognition Breakfast hosted by State Rep Jim Christiana
Thursday Sept 11th 2014, at the Monaca Tuners @ 9:00 AM – Old Brodhead Rd. Across from Penn State entrance
September 12th, 2014 – Honor Guard Practice @ Midland VFW Park 6:00 PM
September 17th thru Sept 21st - 32nd Annual Kokomo Vietnam Veterans Reunion
Sept 24th thru 28th - “WALL THAT HEALS” Will be on display. See Front Page of your Newsletter for details.
Sept 27th, 2014 - POW/MIA Ride to the “Wall” – Leaves Rochester VFW at 3:00 PM and ends up at the “Wall That Heals” for a short ceremony.
See Flyer on Page 11 of the Newsletter!
Please Note: While the “WALL THAT HEALS” is here!!!!
We will need a couple guys with “Pickup Trucks” to pick up about 50 chairs for the Wall programs...
.If you can do this please give me a call at 724 4959612 - THANKS, Skip
Non – VVA 862 Events
September 6th, 2014 – Hopewell Car Cruise Event
Please Note: In past months, I’ve received phone calls from members that have stuff to give to needy Veterans. If you have something, you type it up the
way you want it to look and what you want it to say. Send it to me, Ready to Copy & Paste. Don’t call me and leave a message saying, Lee, Here’s what I
have! You will never see it posted. You send it to me the way you want it. If you don’t have a computer, Find someone that does!
FALL BREAKFAST SCEHDULE
Come hear our
stories. Everyone is welcome.
412-623-9029 to RSVP.