Next CVO Meeting January 17 2015

The next meeting of CVO will be from 10 AM to 12:30 PM on this Saturday, January 17th, at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. We meet in the 2nd floor Prescription Room next to the Director’s Office. Parking in the garage will be validated.

The agenda will include a presentation on the Milwaukee-based Veterans Employment Alliance, an in-depth discussion of the direction of CVO in the coming year, reports from all our committees, plans for the 2015 CVO fundraiser, and more. Be prepared to step up and be counted as a member of CVO. Renew your 2015 membership online or at this meeting. Members will receive our new Brochure and our new pamphlet on the CVO Veterans Program hot off the press!

As always, coffee and donuts will be served!!

See you there.

Looking for military veterans – ABC 7’s Windy City Live

On November 11th, ABC 7’s “Windy City Live” in Chicago will honor veterans for their patriotism and service to our country!

They are looking for military veterans to join the studio audience on Tuesday, November 11th for a live taping at 11am.

They are looking for veterans to either wear their uniform, a hat, pins, or medals.

For tickets, please head to and click on TICKETS! Select the November 11th date and create a 1iota profile. In the COMMENTS section please include that you are a veteran! Let them know what branch of the military you served in and any information about your service!

Next CVO Meeting at Jesse Brown VA November 15th

The next meeting of the Coalition of Veterans Organizations (CVO) will be held on Saturday, November 15th from 10 AM to 12:30 PM at the Jesse Brown VA in the 2nd Floor Conference Room.

We will have parking validation.

We will have a presentation on Discharge Upgrades by Ray Parrish. Ray is a long-term member of CVO, a trained Veteran Service Officer (VSO) and an expert on Discharge Upgrades. Don’t miss his presentation!

We’ll also have updates on all the CVO activities.

As always, Coffee and Donuts will be served.

We’ll start on time, so plan to arrive early.

Bruce Parry
CVO Chair