Next CVO Meeting June 19, 2019

The next meeting of CVO will be this Wednesday, June 19th at 7 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the Jesse Brown VA at 820 S Damen in Chicago.

Our Chairman and Treasurer will be absent, so the election of officers will take place at the Board meeting to be held at 6 PM on July 17, prior to the regular meeting.
We will discuss the latest developments in getting HR 96 – Dental Care for ALL Veterans – voted on and passed in the House of Representatives..… and MORE!!
The Veterans Affairs Committee Report is below.                          

As usual, we will have refreshments. Parking in the garage will be validated. Get your validation when you arrive!

See you there!

Memorial Day Dinner at McCormick and Schmick’s


McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants To Offer Free Entrée To Active U.S. Military Members And Veterans On Memorial Day.

In recognition of Memorial Day, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants across the nation will thank active U.S. military members, members of the National Guard, and veterans for their dedication by offering a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée on Monday, May 27.

Reservations are highly encouraged as tables fill up quickly. Active military, National Guard members, and veterans can visit www.McCormickandSchmicks.com to find a location near them and to book their reservations.

Next CVO Meeting May 15, 2019

The next meeting of CVO will be this Wednesday, May 15th at 7 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the Jesse Brown VA at 820 S Damen in Chicago.

We will be holding elections to the CVO Executive Committee at this meeting! You must be a member to vote.

Also on the Agenda: CAN-TV. We will discuss hosting a regular show, in rotation with other Veterans groups, on CAN-TV. Volunteers to get trained and participate in this project need to be at this meeting.

We’ll also discuss the latest developments in getting HR 96 – Dental Care for ALL Veterans – voted on and passed in the House of Representatives.

… and MORE!!

As usual, we will have refreshments. Parking in the garage will be validated. Get your validation when you arrive!

See you there!

Veterans Smile program

The Veterans Smile program provides FREE critical dental care for program eligible Veterans in need and which may not be covered by the VA. Please message us on this FB page or contact our VS Program Chairperson, Patricia DeVore via email at: padevoreveteranssmile@gmail.com for more information or to pre-screen for VS program eligibility. They served, they deserve!! The Veterans Smile program’s goal is to give Veterans something to SMILE about again!!

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CanTV Hotline – American Legion Harold Washington Post with Bruce Parry

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This episode explores the work of the Coalition of Veterans Organizations (Feat. Bruce Parry). This program was recorded on April 8, 2019 at Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
The Harold Washington American Legion Post 1987 is a member organization of CVO and they’re doing a Veterans program on CAN-TV Channel 21 every Wednesday evening from 6 to 6:30 PM. It’s on Comcast, RCN, Wow and cable channel 99. You can watch it on your computer, live at CANTV.org/hotline. Be sure to watch and call in with your questions about Veterans issues!

Past episodes of the Harold Washington Post videos can be found at this link:https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=American+Legion-Harold+Washington+Post