VVA 432 all rights reserved 2017  About National Events Chapter Events Veteran Issues Special Events
 
NOTES: 
Randy Schriver
has put this list of activities and some items of interest on the chapter’s website -
VVA432.org
.
 
Should you have any suggestions or questions or have any items you feel should be on the website, let Randy know.
 
     It’s hard to update when one doesn’t receive input from our members
 
             
** means I do not have flyers on that
event
             
The
Green
 indicates these are new since the last email
              The
Purple
 indicates necessity to pre-register    
2017 : 05/23-29 : Hawaiian 50th Viet Nam Commemorative Program
:
register
 
 
http://www.vietnam50years.org/
:
info - Rona
Adams  
ronaadams@hawaii.rr.com
2017 : 05/23 : 0830-1100 : H.E.R.O. Hiring event, sponsored by City of Phoenix, 302 1st Ave, 6th Floor, info : 602-256-3147
2017 : 05/29 : 0800 : Memorial Day Service, National Cemetery, 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix : info Sue Wudy, 602-277-4168
2017 : 05/29 : 1000 : Honor and Remember Ceremony, Greenwood Memory Lawn Ceemtery, 719 N 27th Ave, Phoenix
                          This is the first event so I have attached their flyer to this transmission
2017 : 05/29 : Memorial Day Ceremony hosted by North West Valley Veterans Assc : info George Van de Langery,
Gvan8888@aol.com
2017 : 05/29 : 6th Annual Memorial Day Service, Radiant Church, 15533 W Paradise Ln,  Surprise : info Larry Brown, 623-546-3335
             
For those who can not make it to any of the Memorial Services being held in the Valley, the Surprise Memorial
Hall / Memorial Day Committee will be offering a live stream of their ceremony, through the Audio /Video
          Technical Support Department of Radiant Church. Thanks goes to Mike Manning.
https://livestream.com/RadiantChurch/
memorialday2017
2017 : 07/21-24 : Women’s Overseas Service Lelalgue (WOSL) National Convention, Philadelphia PA  info  Sue Wudy, 602-277-4168
2017 : 08/02 : Region 1 Conference, Military Women Across the Nation, San Diego CA, info : Georganne Bickle, 480-785-6806
2017 : 08/08-12 : VVA National Convention, New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal St,
LA
2017 : 08/16-20 : WACVETS National Convention Pittsburgh, PA
2017 : 08/19-20 : 8th Annual Statewide Symposium in Support of Service Members, Veterans & Families, Desert Willow Conference
Center, 4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd, Phoenix
2017 : 09/16 : VVA 432 Golf Classic at Coyote Lakes (raises funds for our Scholdarship Program)
2017 : 10/28 : 1630 : DINNER-SYMPOSIUM HONORING ARIZONA VIETNAM VETERANS, Elements Event Center, 16000 Maricopa Rd, Ste
200, Maricopa : info, Joe Abodeely 602.509.8762
2017 : 11/04 : Patriots Ball, Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch,
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“Love Your Heart” workshop :
every Thursday
, 0930-1100 : VA Medical Center-Phoenix, 4
th
 Floor Room 4115,
MUST PRE-REGISTER
info : 602-277-5551, x-6813, 7758, 7890
Ladies : 03/10-12/10 : 1300-1430 : VAMC Wellness for Women Classes,
every Wed @ Amethyst Clinic, info : 602-277-5551 x1- 4216
.
Women Veterans w/chronic pain and "Breathe-OK"
Free Art Classes : I HAVE THE FLYER WITH ALL THE INFO FOR EACH CLASS.  These classes are held monthly :
Tempe (3
rd
 Friday : 1200-1600), Phoenix (4
th
 Saturday : 1000-1400), Mesa (2
Mesa 2nd
 Thursday : 0900-1400), Cave Creek/Scottsdale (1st & 3rd
     Thursday : 1030-1230), Surprise (2
nd
 
Monday : 1000-1400),
john.fontana@azartalliance.com
Pollinger/mpollinger@azdes.gov/520.638.2231
    
Program Manager : John Fontana, Program Manager : 602-369-2854
 (
2016 we will have served well over 1,000 men and women Veterans, 125% increase over 2015)
VVA 432 all rights reserved 2017 Home
NOTES   There are other notes of interest following the list of events
1)   HAVE 2017 daytimers If you would like one, I will have them at the meeting  tonight  This is a small fundraiser for the chapter to help fund our donations. 2)    Operation Enduring Gratitude Foundation : 501(c3) formed by Maryville Revitalization Corp.  If you know someone needing assistance in maintenance of their homes, feel free to contact them : 480-678-0938, Charlie@OperationEnduringGratitude.org, www.TeamOeg.com 3)      16 Dec 2016 : the U.S. President signed into law H.R. 6416, the Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016.  Subtitle  C-Toxic Exposure, includes S.901 the Toxic Exposure Research. Act of 2015 which has taken 8 years to pass. Go to Congress.gov and type in H.R. 6416 to view the new law.                                                                                   4)    The Veteran’s Self-Help Guide to DISCHARGE UP-GRADING
http://www.countyofkings.com/veterans_services/documents/Self-  HelpGuidetoDischargeUp-Grade.PDF     NOTES:  Randy Schriver has put this list of activities and some items of interest on the chapter’s website - VVA432.org.  Should you have any suggestions or questions or have any items you feel should be on the website, let Randy know.  It’s hard to update when one doesn’t receive input from our members ** means I do not have flyers on that event  The Green indicates these are new since the last email
        The Purple indicates necessity to pre-register      2017 : 03/28 : National Blinded Veterans Day 2017 : 03/29 : Arizona Vietnam Veterans Day 2017 : 03/31-04/02 : Base Camp, Maricopa, AZ, info Joe Abodeely joeabo7@gmail.com
2017 : 04/05 : 1000 : funeral : Korean War Veteran, Nelson Ladd
2017 : 04/07 :  Disabled Veterans in American History, contact Lew Bradley for Chandler
                              location and times, lew.bradley@gmail.com
2017 : 04/07 : 1100-1400 : iPods for Wounded Desert War Veterans sponsored w/ Teamsters
                         Local 104, VAMC Phoenix, (7th St/Indian School) 2017 : 04/07 : Healing of Memories for Women Veterans Workshop
2017 : 04/09 : 1500-1800 : VHP Book Signing, ASU West,
4701 W T-Bird Rd, Glendale : there are 5 other receptions in the city
2017 : 04/12-16 : Maricopa County Fair : Arizona State Fair Grounds, 19th Ave/McDowell, Phoenix
2017 : 04/14 : AZ Education Summit for Service
members/student veterans, Rio Salado Community College, 3320 S. Price Road, Tempe 
2017 : 04/14  : 1200-1600 : Celebration of Service, East
Valley Veterans Education Center, 3320 S. Price Road,
Tempe
2017 : 04/14 : 0800-1500 : AZ Education
Summit for Service members and Student Veterans, Rio Salado
                      Community College - Southern, 3320 S. Price Road, Tempe
2017 : 04/15 : 0900-1400 : 2017 Arizona
Military/Veteran Women's Expo, Grand Canyon U, 2300 W
                     Camelback Rd, Phoenix : info @ wvhkf@azdvs.gov
2017 : 04/15 : Southwest Veterans
Foundation Golf Tournament, for the Arizona Chapter of the American
                     Academy of Pediatrics, Stonecreek Golf Club 2017 : 04/19 : 1230-1530 : Revere America! Show, Camelback Inn, 5402 E Lincoln DR, Scottsdale 2017 : 04/22 : Vietnames Community Blessing Candlelight Service, Wesly Bolin Plaza 2017 : 04/22 : 2000-2400 : Amerasian/Vietnam Veteran Dinner,  C-FU Gourmet Restaurant, 2051 W Warner Rd #13, Chandler 2017 : 04/23 : Vietnam Remembrance Day, Wesley Bolin Plaza             2017 : 04/27+ : 1100-1300 : Veterans Caucus,  Senate Majority Caucus Room  
2017 : 04/27-30 : Golf & Food Fundraiser for
HopeKids & the Arts hosted by  Herberger Theater Partner
          (501c3), Sanctuary Resort, 5700 E McDonald Dr, Paradise Valley, tickets 480.948.2100 orNirvanaFoodAnd Wine.com 
2017 : 05/06 : 1100 : SIS luncheon, The
Fairfax at Belvoir Woods, 9140 Belvoir
Woods Pkwy,  Ft. Belvoir, VA
2017 : 05/11 : 0900 : Anthem Veterans Memorial Brick Laying Ceremony  2017 : 05/20 : 1000 : Military Women’s Luncheon , VA Medical Center (Basement Conference  Rm), 620 N Indian School, Phoenix :  info  Linda Huskisson, (623) 972-7369 2017 : 05/23-29 : Hawaiian 50th Viet Nam Commemorative Program : register   http://www.vietnam50years.org/ : info – Rona Adams  ronaadams@hawaii.rr.com 2017 : 05/29 : 0800 : Memorial Day Service, National Cemetery, 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix : info Sue Wudy, 602-277-4168 2017 : 05/29 : 6th Annual Memorial Day Service, Radiant Church, 15533 W Paradise Ln,  Surprise : info Larry Brown, 623-546- 3335
2017 : 07/21-24 : Philadelphia PA  for info call Sue Wudy, 602-277-4168 2017 : 08/02 : Region 1 Conference, Military Women Across the Nation, San Diego CA, info : Georganne Bickle, 480-785-6806 2017 : 08/08-12 : VVA National Convention, New Orleans Marriott, 555 Canal St, LA
2017 : 08/19-20 : 8th Annual Statewide
Symposium in Support of Service Members, Veterans
            & Families, Desert Willow Conference Center, 4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd, Phoenix 2017 : 09/16 : VVA 432 Golf Classic at Coyote Lakes
2017 : 11/04 : Patriots Ball, Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch,  ================================= “Love Your Heart” workshop : every Thursday, 0930-1100 : VA Medical Center- Phoenix, 4 th  Floor Room 4115, MUST PRE- REGISTER info : 602-277-5551, x-6813, 7758, 7890 Ladies : 03/10-12/10 : 1300-1430 : VAMC Wellness for Women Classes, every Wed @
Amethyst Clinic, info : 602-277-5551 x1- 4216. Women Veterans w/chronic pain and "Breathe-OK"                                   Free Art Classes : I HAVE THE FLYER WITH ALL THE INFO FOR EACH CLASS.  These classes are held monthly : Tempe (3 rd  Friday
: 1200-1600), Phoenix (4 th  Saturday : 1000-
1400), Mesa (2 nd  Thursday : 0900-1400),
Cave Creek/Scottsdale (1 st  & 3 rd  Thursday : 1030-1230), Surprise (2 nd   Monday : 1000- 1400), john.fontana@azartalliance.com  Pollinger/mpollinger@azdes.gov/520.638.22 31    Program Manager : John Fontana, Program Manager : 602-369-2854 (2016 we will have served well over 1,000 men and women Veterans, 125% increase over 2015) 2017 : 04/07 : Healing of Memories for Women Veterans Workshop
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