June 20, 2018

Tuesday June 19, 2018 was a big night as VVA Chapter 223 held its' "Big Raffle".  After the general meeting was completed one of our Chapter members who had not participated in the raffle drew the winning ticket.  Ticket number 4858489 was drawn belonging to Jane D of...

May 18, 2018

Chapter 223 will sponsor a town hall meeting of our local VA.  Members of both the San Francisco and Santa Rosa  VA will be present to answer questions from all veterans.  Meeting is scheduled to start at 6:00 pm on Monday, May 21st at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial...

May 18, 2018

Kate was a combat nurse 50 years ago and when she returned 'Stuffs' her feelings until all hell breaks loose. Follow the interviews conducted by local PBS station KRCB.

 

  

May 16, 2018

At the Chapter general meeting held Tuesday May 15th 6 education grants were awarded to deserving high school graduating seniors.  The 2018 recipients are Mia Cain, Erica Rennic, Samantha Stewart, Julianna McBurney, Elizabeth Pool, and Michelle Kainz.  Congratulations...

April 1, 2018

The weatherman brought super weather for the 2018 celebration of Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.  This event honors the last troops leaving Vietnam in 1973 and is observed on March 29th.  Chapter 223 and AMVETS Post #40 sponsored the event with about 120 veterans, f...

March 10, 2018

Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Howarth Park on Summerfield Road in Santa Rosa.  VVA Chapter 223 and AMVETS Post 40 to sponsor social event and BBQ located near the boat launch.  Open to all veterans and their families and friends.  No charge for Ha...

January 19, 2018

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...

January 11, 2018

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 Wi...

December 5, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017 saw over two hundred veterans, families, and friends attend the annual Christmas event at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building.  Chef Juanita Gonzales served up a delicious turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, salad, a...

December 4, 2017

Life member of Chapter 223 passed away on November 6, 2017.  Dennis served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and was active in the Burbank Gardens Neighborhood Association in Santa Rosa.  In his youth he was a proud member of the Campion Marching Band.  He was an avid...

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