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With changes at the WAVP, a current, full calendar is not available at this time. This is the information I have for AMVETS:

01-10-2018 AMVETS Meeting 7:00

01-17-2018 AMVETS Auxiliary meeting 7:00

01-20-2018 Recognition Dinner for Department of Iowa AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary President Mary Steinbach Social hour starting at 5:00 Dinner and program at 6:00

01-20-2018 Committee Meetings for AMVETS:

  12:30PM Finance Committee

  1:00PM Service Foundation

  1:30PM Membership

01-21-2018 STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Hosted by Waverly Post 79 at the WAVP

Joint Opening 9:00AM and meetings until about 12:00

01-25-2018 AMVETS Auxiliary Food night: Beef and Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed carrots, and Dessert $8.00

You may go to the WAVP website to view their calendar for more details or check back often to see newly added events. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope that things will run as normal come February.

This is an invitation for all AMVETS, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, and Sons of AMVETS

 

 

Junior AMVETS

We are looking on starting a Junior AMVETS program in Waverly!

What is the Juniors AMVETS Organization?
Junior AMVETS organize youth programs, Americanism Programs, Drill Teams, Service Programs
and assist the AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary organizations in their service programs.
Junior AMVETS are organized on the Local, State and National Level. 

Junior AMVETS eligibility requirements:

Junior AMVETS are the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren of AMVETS, deceased members of AMVETS, members of the Auxiliary, Sons of AMVETS and servicemen and servicewomen who are deceased and who would have been eligible for AMVETS membership. Age eligibility for Junior AMVETS is from the age of five to, and including seventeen years.

Age requirements for Junior AMVETS officers:

President: 11 years to 17 years

Senior Vice President: 11 years to 17 years

Junior Vice President: 11 years to 17 years

Secretary: 11 years to 17 years

Treasurer: 11 years to 17 years

Sergeant at Arms: 5 years to 17 years

Chaplain: 5 years to 17 years

Public Relations Officer: 5 years to 17 years

Parliamentarian: 11 years to 17 years

If you have an interest in starting a Junior AMVETS program in Waverly, please contact Mary Steinbach mjonlyu@outlook.com or call 319-230-9318

If there is enough interest, our plan us to have an informational meeting in January

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Did you Know: With your paid membership you have benefits for discounts and offers  for car rentals, Travel and lodging, home and office supplies, cell phone plans, USAA banking, credit, financing, insurance and more! You can get a complete list of details and programs at www.amvets.org/membership/benefits/

Recognition Dinner for State AMVETS Sons Commander George Cummings and Riders President Natalie Cummings will be October 14th in Cedar Falls Post #49. AMVETS Combined SEC meetings are October 15th at AMVETS Post #49 in Cedar Falls with Joint session starting at 9:00am

Today’s Promise:

Contribution- I will earn the help I need in advance by helping other people now and repaying the help I receive by serving others later

Just some friendly reminders

The Iowa AMVETS Fall Golf Tournament will be held at Plum Creek Golf Course in Fredericksburg Iowa on Saturday September 23, 2017. Originally the tournament was scheduled for September 9th but now has been rescheduled for September 23, 2017. The 2 person best shot tournament will have a 10AM shotgun start. Scoring will be Flighted and there will be special hole prizes. Pre-registration is required and is limited to the first 27 teams that sign up. The registration fee is $40 per person which equals $80 per team. Registration fees are available on the Department website.

The Des Moines Homeless Veterans Stand-down will be held beginning on Friday evening September 15, 2017 at 5PM and run through Sunday noon on September 17, 2017. This is one of the premier stand-down events around the Country. AMVETS is a principal sponsor of this event and Des Moines Post 2 and Cedar Falls Post 49 have supported it for many years. This year the event will be held at E12th and Des Moines St which is the former site of Des Moines General Hospital immediately north of the State Capitol. Approximately 1600 veterans are served each year through this event, receiving, medical, mental health, or spiritual counseling, meals, clothing, haircuts, VA benefit or job counseling, as well as a festival like entertainment event on Saturday evening. As in past years, it takes many volunteers to pull this event off. Volunteers may contact Kimberly Neal at 515-669-3732 if you would like to assist with this event.

AMVETS Department of Iowa State Convention, June 9 – 11

AMVETS Department of Iowa State Convention, June 9 – 11

Download by clicking on the links:
Convention Rules
Convention Agenda

Venue
Best Western Regency Inn
3303 S Center Street
Marshalltown, IA 50158-4753
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Phone:
(641) 752-6321
Website:
http://www.amvetsiowa.org/index.html

Revalidation Forms 
Revalidation forms for the 2017-18 year are due to the State Office prior to State Convention June 9-11 2017  if you wish to be seated on the Convention floor.    This year you will be required to submit a copy of your current 990 form or receipt that it has been filed,  with your revalidation form.

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AMVETS April SEC meeting Information

AGENDA STATE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE  

Des Moines Post 2 Saturday April 22, 2017
 
Riders State Executive Committee Meeting 10:30AM Des Moines Post 2 — All Riders from throughout the State are invited       and encouraged to attend
 
Committee Meetings 12:30PM Finance Committee 1:00PM Service Foundation 1:30PM Meeting concerning Districts within the department
 
 
Evening 5-6 PM  Social Hour
 
6:00PM State Commander Mary Van Horn Recognition Dinner

Clarksville Golf Tournament

Clarksville Golf Tournament

Iowa Service Foundation Fundraiser