Next CVO Meeting April 19, 2017

The next meeting of the Coalition of Veterans Organizations will be on next Wednesday, April 19th at 7 PM in the Conference Room on the second floor of the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center at 820 S Damen in Chicago.

We’ll have a presentation by Dr. Anne Scheetz on health care of the Illinois Single-Payer Coalition and have a full discussion of VA Privatization and CVO’s campaign against it.

We’ll discuss having a Fundraiser to get the money to help reach out goals.

There will be discussions of upcoming events and the new History Brochure, which we’ll have at the meeting for the first time.

As always, refreshments will be served.

Parking will be validated.

Pre-New Years Eve Dinner Dance Fund-Raiser 2016

Join the National Women Veterans United (NWVU) for a Semi Formal Dinner Dance fund-raiser, in support of the IL Community Women Veteran’s Center.
Music, food, fun, 50/50 raffles and camaraderie!
Individual ticket donations ($50) or take advantage of a $50 discount for a table of ten at $450.00.

Friday, December 30, 2016

6:30 P.M. – 12:00 A.M.

American Legion Post 330 Memorial Hall
950 Legion Drive, Calumet City, IL

★ Attire Semi Formal ★

★ Purchase a Table for a $50 Discount!

$50 Per Person – Tables Seat Ten (10)

Call For Tickets (872) 731-2150 or E-mail

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Proceeds support the Women Veteran’s Center
NWVU is a 501(c) 3 Non Profit Organization

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Next CVO Meeting April 18, 2015

The next meeting of the Coalition of Veterans Organizations will be held on this Saturday, April 18th, at Jesse Brown VA (820 S Damen in Chicago) in the second floor Conference Room from 10 AM to 12:30 PM.

Key agenda points will be the election to the Executive Committee, the May 2nd Fundraiser and the Memorial Day Parade.

As usual, coffee and donuts will be served!!

See you there.

Bruce Parry
CVO Chair

April 2014 CVO Meeting

The next meeting of CVO will be on Saturday, April 19th from 10 AM to 12:30 PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center at 820 S Damen in Chicago. Parking validation will be available.

The agenda will include taking our program to our elected representatives, the May Armed Forces Day CVO Fundraiser, and CVO participation in the Memorial Day Parade.

As usual, coffee and donuts will be served.

See you there!

CVO Members to Sell in Orland Park Carson’s‏

This is a CVO & NWVU Fundraiser!

We have deposited money for at least 100 books. I reported accounting for 125 sold and that entitles CVO & NWVU to sell more books in the Orland Park Carsons on Sunday November 10 from 6 to 8 PM.

Please come out to Carson’s on Sunday and support the CVO & NWVU fundraiser!

Connie Edwards
CVO Recording Secretary & NWVU

Montford Point President’s Luncheon Fundraiser 2013




Guest Speaker: “Art Norman of NBC 5”

Art Norman

Saturday, November 16, 2013

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Event Location:


7011 S. Vincennes Ave

Chicago, IL




WENDELL FERGUSON – 773-852-8878


CHICAGO MPMA – 773-873-6600

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CVO Spring Fundraiser Party

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cvo spring fundraiser

Fundraiser Buffet, Show and Raffle for the

Coalition of Veterans Organizations

When: Saturday, April 20th, Noon to 4 PMWhere: Montford Point Marine Association, 7011 S Vincennes in Chicago
(I-90-94: Exit 71st St; turn West; 1st right at light; on right)
(CTA Red Line: Get off at 69th St; 1 block South on Vincennes)Food: by Chef Charles ‘Smudge’ Coleman
band info
Price 25 dollars

cvo logo 224For more information: Charles ‘Smudge’ Coleman at 773-562-6992. Make checks payable to ‘CVO.’ All donations to CVO are tax-deductible. CVO is a 501(c)3 organization that educates veterans and the public on veterans’ rights and needs, including Full Mandatory Funding and Eligibility for VA healthcare, the end of Veteran Homelessness and full equality of access for all veterans. For more information about CVO, visit our website at or call 773-243-2335.