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Host Chapter 863 Kerrville
VVAFT Board of Directors Meeting - Kerrville, February 9, 2007
Galveston, June 9, 2006
VVAFT Board of Directors Meeting
El Paso, Sept 2003
A few of the VVAFT Grants & Donations
Lynda Greene accepting a check from
VVAFT Directors Hal Thompson &
Herschel Carmichael for the DeGeorge
Veterans Shelter in Houston, Texas
after a TSC meeting in Galveston, Texas
Manny Carlos VVAFT Chairman
presented a check for $1000 to the VVA
Texas State Council Alberto Rodriguez
Scholarship F
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Manuel Carlos & Ken Watterson
(Marine Corps League Big D Chapter)
made matching donations to Dr. Victor
Westphall for the Vietnam Veterans
Memorial
at Angel Fire, New Mexico
Jim Boyd (VVAFT's TVVN Editor) presented a $500 check to the Dallas VA
Homeless Veterans Coalition for the 2006 Dallas Homeless Stand Down &
again In 2007.   In 2008 VVAFT sponsored two golf holes on their Golf
Tournament to raise funds for the 2008 Stand Down
VVAFT President Bill Meeks & Vice President Don Kennedy presenting
donation checks to Texas AVVA President's Sandra Womack (past)  and
Marilyn Rose (current) at different Texas State Council meeting
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VVAFT President Bill Meeks presented a
$500 Galveston to help with postage &
shipping of the print the chapter is giving to
the families of military personnel killed in
action in Operations Enduring Freedom &
Operation Iraqi Freedom

VVAFT President Bill Meeks presented
a check for $1000 to VVA Chapter 292  
Beaumont to help with mailing of their
fund raising literature for their
All Veterans Memorial to built  in
Beaumont, Texas
President Bill Meeks presented a check
for$750 to John Miterko, committee member
of Veterans Monument Committee for the
purchase of the Combat Cross sculpture from
the Texas Monument Commission to raise
funds to build a Vietnam Veterans Monument
on the state capitol grounds in Austin, Texas
VVAFT purchased from the Texas Monuments
Commission a sculpture to raise funds to build a
Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the state capitol
grounds in Austin.
The $750 sculpture to be auctioned of at the Live
Auction to benefit the TSC Scholarship fund
Receiptants of several of VVAFT's Operation Ed_U_Cate Grants
for their chapter scholarship funds
VVAFT's Operation Ed_U-Cate is a program set up by the foundation to help Texas VVA Chapters in funding their scholarship programs. Each years for the past 5 years
VVAFT holds a contest and any Texas VVA Chapter is encouraged to participate. The contest is from the June Texas State Council meeting until the next years June TSC
meeting. The deadline is just prior to the VVAFT Board of Directors meeting which is held on the Friday afternoon preceding the VVA Texas State Council meeting on Saturday
1st Place
VVA Chapter 404 Borger-
received $1000 at the TSC
meeting in El Paso
2nd Place
VVA Chapter 574 El Paso-
received $500 at TSC
meeting  in El Paso
3rd Place
VVA Chapter 292 Beaumont
received $300 at TSC
meeting in El Paso
1st Place
VVA Chapter 574 El Paso-
received $1000 at the TSC
meeting in Denton
2nd Place
VVA Chapter 292 Beaumont
received $500 at TSC
meeting in Denton
VVA Service Offices in the Dallas Veterans Affairs Hospitals
School Trip to Washington, D.C
VVAFT Board of Directors made a donation to a Texas school for a class trip to Washington, D.C.  The photos above were  sent to VVAFT from the students when they were
at the Vietnam Memorial "The WALL" in appreciation for the foundations generous donation
VVAFT makes quarterly donations in the form of a continuing grant to the Texas State Council for financial support of  the operation of the
VVA Service Offices at the Dallas VA Medical Center & Kerrville VA Medical Center, as well as other VVA VSO's around the state of Texas
that do not work out of a VVA office at either hospital. This is a line-item grant and can only be used for the VVA Texas VSO Program
VVA Service Representative Jim Hallbauer helping  veterans with their VA Claims at the VVA Service Office at the Dallas VA Medical Center
Jim Hallbauer is the VVA Texas State Council's Chief Service Officer in charge of all of the VVA Service Officers in Texas
VVAFT Board of Directors Meeting - El Paso, June  29, 2007
VVA Chapter 574 El Paso Hosted the Texas State Council Meeting June 28-29, 2007