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
"New Commissary details below" Now Open!!!!
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VVA 862 Weekly Updates for October 31, 2014
that has anything for the November newsletter, get it in now!*
Anyone that has anything for the November newsletter, get it in now!*
DARLINGTON FOOD PANTRY
We would like to ask our members to bring can goods to our next two meetings (November & December) for the Darlington Food Bank . This food bank is helping a number of veterans or veterans families . They hold a food bank each month. Please be sure to look up Charles Ray at the meeting and give him your donation for the Pantry.
Charles “Homer” Ray
CHRISTMAS TREE VIGIL
We’ll be looking for a new Charman
I'm looking for someone to Stand-Up and take over and Chair the Christmas Vigil, if No one does than I'm the Vigil will have to be Cancelled. I've done it for the last 6 years and can't do it anymore, I'll come down and spend time with the Group.
Thanks, for all Past Help.
HIGHWAY - CLEAN UP - We’ll be looking for a new Chairman
Well! we had a total of 10 men showed up last Saturday morning for the highway and we managed to get it all done.
I want to thank the men that showed up for project.
Frank Petz, Larry Tanner, Charles (snakedog) Smith Bruce Maratta, Chuck Szabo, Chuck Jenkins, Randy Tallon, Carl Curtis, Jake Palm, Skip Haskell ( the good skip).
They along with myself did the whole length of the highway from Beaver Falls to Koppel.
I think this is going to be my farewell performance, I can`t do this anymore.
Begging people to come out to take care of OUR HIGHWAY and only ten people showed up.
Highlights = Pgh Area Commissary “Now Open”
Break out the sparkling cider! On Tuesday, Oct.. 21, we`re opening your new store, the Pittsburgh Area Commissary at 79 Soldiers Lane, Coraopolis, conveniently located near the airport. Following a 10a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony, both the commissary and the Exchange will open.
Your new Pittsburgh Area Commissary is more than twice the size of your C.E. Kelly Commissary, and its features produce, meat and grocery departments--a stock assortment of 18,000 items. You`ll want to check out our new features: an international delicatessen and bakery, rotisserie chicken and custom-made sandwiches. The store has five regular and four self-checkouts and more than 200 parking spaces, all on the same level as the store.
Our days of operation and store hours will remain the same. The new store is located along the major thoroughfare near the Pittsburgh Airport. Starting Oct. 21 you can find us on www.commissaries.com under the locations tab as the Pittsburgh Area Commissary.
ATTENTION: We Are Looking For Baggers For The New Pittsburgh Area Commissary.
Please Contact Valerie Metz - 412-375-6310.
Do you have a special occasion, BBQ, Family Picnic, holiday gathering or official function coming up? If so, you can place your special orders for your entertaining needs by calling any of the phone numbers listed below.
The Pittsburgh Area Commissary phone number is as follows;
Main Line (412) 375-6310
Pittsburgh Area Commissary hours are as follows;
Sunday & Monday = Closed
Tuesday thru Friday = 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Thank you for shopping your commissary " It`s Worth Your Trip"
While VISITORS are always welcome and allowed to accompany the ID cardholder, please remember they are NOT AUTHORIZED to make purchases. Only Valid ID Card Holders Are Authorized To Make Purchases. It's your Benefit, You Earned It, Help Us Protect It!
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-480-3557 by November 7th.
We hope to see you there! Hosted by CCBC & Sen Elder Vogel Jr.
"FESTIVAL of TREES"
"FESTIVAL of TREES"
Everyone have a Great weekend.