Volunteers Needed

The coffee cart sponsored by Chapter 223 needs some volunteers to meet and the greet the patients coming to the Santa Rosa VA Clinic and give them some coffee and a donut before their appointment. Help is most needed on Thursdays. Working conditions are great (except when it is raining, when it is cold, when it is hot) just like being in the military again. The pay is also fantastic (all zeros)! Interested? Contact Lou Nunez or Earl Walters.

Gabriel Arevalo Elected New Chapter Secretary

At the January 16th Chapter 223 General Meeting Gabriel Arevalo was elected to fill the empty position of Chapter Secretary due to death of Alan Dalton. Gabe is a life member of Chapter 223 and will serve until April of 2018 when all Chapter Officer positions will be open for election. Congratulations to Gabe and welcome aboard.

Chapter 223 Announces Over $61k Outreach Assistance Provided in 2017

At the Chapter board meeting held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 the 2017 review of assistance and outreach was conducted. Over $61,000 was given out in money and goods to deserving veterans, community agencies, and especially those impacted by the Northern California Wildfires during 2017. Highlights included handing out education scholarships to 6 deserving graduating high school seniors, providing free coffee and donuts to the veterans at the Santa Rosa VA Clinic, providing free quilts to wheelchair bound vets, and community assistance to those impacted by the wildfires. Please see our February Newsletter for a full report.

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