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AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary is a subordinate of AMVETS (www.amvets.org). We have been in the business of assisting veterans and their communities for over 50 years. It's a volunteer effort that we proudly carry out. From looking after our veterans and their families to those hospitalized and in need - all related to a veteran ourselves - are committed to working for the good of our country and the needs of its citizens.
We firmly believe that our service to our family members in the military did not stop with their discharge. For that reason, Auxiliary members across the nation give their time and efforts to ensure that our veterans' needs are met.
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20 JANUARY 2016 HEADQUARTERS UPDATE
On behalf of AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary National President Kathy Berning it is my pleasure to announce that Lynda Carter, actress of stage and screen, will be in attendance at the 2016 Silver Helmet Awards Banquet to receive the National Auxiliary Humanitarian of the Year award.
Other confirmed attendees include former Miss America and previous Humanitarian Award recipient Heather French Henry, Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, John Scocos, Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs and former Marine and talk show host Montel Williams. As confirmation of other attendees is finalized I will update you.
I finally have a link for Silver Helmet Banquet tickets – yippee! https://2016silverhelmetgala.eventbrite.com If you prefer to send a check for your tickets, please send your request to AMVETS National Headquarters, ATTN: Dawn Perry, 4647 Forbes Boulevard, Lanham, Maryland 20706. Earmark your check Silver Helmet Tickets and enclose a brief note.
For the Spring NEC you need to fly into Reagan National Airport (DCA). Hotel information is:
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22311
Reservations: (800) 445-8997 or (703) 845-1010
Room Rate: $117.00/Parking: $8.00 per night
Visit the NEC/CONVENTION tab on our website to find the First Call to NEC as well as the TENTATIVE NEC Meeting agenda and Registration.
The National Sons of AMVETS will be hosting their annual “Storm the Hill” event on Wednesday, March 2, with a pre-event meeting scheduled on Tuesday, March 1 at 7:30 at the Hilton Mark Center, room to be announced. If you are interested seeing the Sons in action on the Hill, please contact Ramona Joyner at firstname.lastname@example.org
As previously announced there will be a breakfast reception in honor of the AMVETS Congressional Silver Helmet Award recipient at 8:00am Thursday, March 3 and the National Commander’s Testimony to Congress at 10:00am. Following those events a memorial service will be held at AMVETS National Headquarters. Buses will be providing transportation from/to the Hilton. IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND THESE EVENTS PLEASE EMAIL ME THE NAMES OF THOSE NEEDING TRANSPORTATION BY FEBRUARY 19, 2016.
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NEC reports are due to Auxiliary National Headquarters by February 1, 2016. Please email them to me – email@example.com and typed in Word is preferred.
Kathryn M. Berning
National President 2015-2016
Kathryn M. Berning of Cedar Falls, Iowa was elected AMVETS National Ladies Auxiliary President on August 22, 2015 in Birmingham, Alabama. She is a life member of Cedar Falls, Iowa Auxiliary #49 where she currently holds the office of local Treasurer.
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