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: 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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Chicago Memorial Day Parade 2017 Photos

Members of The Coalition of Veterans Organizations at the Chicago Memorial Day Parade, May 27, 2017.

Honoring Our Sheroes: Women in the Military

Honor Sheroes
In honor of Women’s History Month, the West Towns (IL) Links Chapter will showcase the “Honoring Our Sheroes: Women in the Military” pilot initiative of the Central Area of The Links, Incorporated. Join us as we recognize the noble women in the United States military. Learn more about their contributions and experiences and local efforts to assist women veterans from a live panel discussion. This event is FREE and open to the Public.

MARCH 5, 2017 2:00 PM
Veterans Room, Second Floor
Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Sponsored by West Towns (IL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Dianne M. Engram, President Kim L. Bright, Vice President for Programs Patricia Davis and Janene Marshall-Gatling, Co-chairs National Trends and Services

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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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VAC of Cook County Luncheon March 26, 2016

CVO at the Veterans Assistance Commission of Cook County Luncheon, on March 26, 2016.

Next CVO Meeting February 21, 2015

The Coalition of Veterans Organizations (CVO) will meet on this Saturday, February 21st, from 10 AM to 12:30 PM in the Prescription Conference Room of Jesse Brown VA (820 S Damen) on the second floor. Parking in the garage will be validated.

It’s Black History Month, so we’ll have a presentation by the 555th Parachute Infantry Association. They represent the first African American Paratroopers. We’ll have displays and a presentation. Be sure to be there!

We’ll also hear from the City Treasurer, Kurt Summers. We’ll discuss the upcoming CVO Fundraiser on May 2nd, The NWVU Gala and the VACCC Corned Beef Dinner, both on March 21st and CVO nominations at the March meeting. We’ll collect dues, and hear from our committees.

As always, coffee and donuts will be served.

See you there!

NWVU Awards Luncheon


Honoring Women
Past and Present

Perservering • Surviving • Thriving

Saturday, September 14, 2013
11:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Price: $50.00 per person

Oak Lawn Hilton Hotel
9333 S. Cicero Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

ADs for Souvenir Book Available (Submission Deadline August 26).
Call: (312) 458-9130 To get your AD in Before Deadline.
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