Dollar Day Bagging fund-raiser is planned at Country Market in Andover on Wed., Dec. 11th from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. The Chapter is still in need of volunteers from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Let the Chapter adjutant or commander know if you can support or sign-up at the Thurs., April 14th meeting.
Volunteers from MN DAV Chapter 39 continue to present Blankets for Veterans through Christmas. The program is managed by Chapter member Lisa Miller who has coordinated presentations with assisted living facilities throughout MN DAV Chapter 39’s five-plus county area.
DAV Auxiliary Unit 39 returns to Anoka County Courthouse filling the lobby with Holiday Crafts and Baked Goods Thursday, Dec. 12, from 7:30am to 1:00pm. Proceeds from the sale, as well as other fund-raising events throughout the year support Veterans now residing in nursing homes. MN DAV Anoka Chapter 39 and DAVA Unit 39 members deliver holiday gifts making the Christmas season a little brighter for our Veterans. Visit the information table in the lobby to learn more about how MN DAV Anoka Chapter 39 supports our area Veterans and Veteran organizations.
Reminder our next MN DAV Chapter 39 meeting is a 6:30 PM on Thursday, Nov. 17th at the VFW, 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids, MN 55433. Lots of volunteer opportunities at upcoming fundraising events will be reviewed as well as final plans for our holiday membership dinner.
Watch the November 11, 2019 Minnesota State Veterans Day Program at https://townsquaretv.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=9&clip_id=13322&fbclid=IwAR0gKBp0CJHMLk2CYaoxInl8Nx0YGGCcXqcneuEF9GjBUa9l-M3fZ_CAlUA
The Official State of Minnesota Veterans Day Program is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, November 11 at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs invites Veterans, families, elected officials and community members to celebrate and honor all Veterans who have served this country. A free community breakfast will be served from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. prior to the start of the program at 10 a.m. To help Minnesotans commemorate Veterans Day in their communities, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has also compiled a list of Veterans Day Events happening around Minnesota.
Speakers and Program Participants: MN Governor Tim Walz MN Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan MN Dept. of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Herke Adj. Gen, of the MN National Guard Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen Remarks from members of the MN Congressional Delegation
Inver Grove Heights Mayor George Tourville 34th Infantry Division Red Bull Band Chaplain Capt. Hickory Smith Vocalist SPC Daniel Heck Monday, November 11, 2019
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Free Community Breakfast 10 – 11 a.m. – Program Veterans Memorial Community Center 8055 Barbara Avenue Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
The DAV MN Donor Connect program literally connects Veterans and their family members in need of medical equipment with generous donors who are willing to donate serviceable equipment for free. This amazing program continues to improve the lives of Minnesota’s Veterans and their Families every day. You can learn more at:https://davmn.org/donate-volunteer-veterans/medical-goods/