Community and Resource Event September 28 2013

Montford Point Marine Association

Ladies Auxiliary Chicago Chapter 2

Invites You To Join Us

Community and Resource Event

For Veterans, Military Service Members,
Community, Seniors and Children

Federal, State, County and City Services,
VA Benefits Info, Food, Fun, Raffles & More….

St. Bernard Pediatrics Mobile Health Units – Parents Must Be Present,
Bring shot records and must sign consent form.

Saturday, September 28, 2013
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Montford Point Marine Association

For More Information Contact

Dale Cain, Chair

Effie Wilson, Co-Chair

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MPMA Event September 28 2013

CPL Seminar for Veterans: Finding Employment and Working from Home

Chicago Public Library

Date: Thu. June 13, 2013

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street

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Program: Job Searchers

About this event:
One of the most important aspects in the transition from military-to-civilian life is finding employment. This seminar will provide information, guidance and resources to assist veterans in finding employment including many ways to work from home. Various emplyment specialists, human resources professionals and work from home experts will be available to answer your questions.

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CVO Meeting Saturday March 16th

The next meeting of the Coalition of Veterans Organizations (CVO) will be on Saturday, March 16th from 10 AM to 12:30 PM at the Montford Point Marine Association, 7011 S Vincennes in Chicago.

A key point on the agenda will be the April fundraiser.

Coffee and Donuts will be served!

See you there.

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.

Update Welcome Home Parade for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans 2012

CVO is unit number 13 in the Welcome Home Parade for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans this Saturday, December 15th. We will form up on Balbo East between Lake Shore Drive and Columbus on the north side of the street. Be there no later than 10:45. We are an early unit in the Parade, so we will kick off on time. Bring family and friends and dress warmly. It will be fun for all!! We have vehicles for those who cannot walk. The Parade route is north from Balbo on Columbus to Monroe.

Wear your CVO shirts and headgear. We’ll have shirts for sale at the Parade as well.

See you there!!

Symposium on Homelessness 2012

-Please join us-

Thurs., Nov. 29th

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Weiss Memorial Hospital

4646 N Marine Dr., Chicago, IL (773) 878-8700 // (800) 503-1234

-Presenters include-

Veterans Affairs Homeless Department

City of Chicago Department of Human Services

Warrior to Warrior Soldiers Project Heartland Alliance


NWVU Presents Stand Down & Stand Up For Homeless, Displaced & At Risk Women Veterans

Stand-up and Stand DownNational Women Veterans United


Stand Down & Stand Up For
Homeless, Displaced & At Risk
Women Veterans
Saturday, October 27, 2012

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Volunteers, Service Providers & Women Veterans
Needing Assistance
RSVP to (312) 458-9130 or
* Service Providers
* Benefit Information
Free * Raffles, Food, New & Gently Used Clothes, Shoes,
Personal Care, & more
National Women Veterans United
Montford Point Marine Assoc.
Chicago Chapter 2
Proud to SERVE!
7011 S. Vincennes Ave
Chicago, IL
Woman to Woman
Let’s Talk!

New and Gently Used Clothing (Business, Cas-ual & After Five), Jewelry, Shoes, Hand Bags, Personal Hygiene Items: Tooth Brushes and Tooth Paste, Lotion, Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Socks, New Towels, Tote Bags, Can Food, etc.
Drop Off Until October 19, 2012
Monday—Friday After 6pm
Saturday-Sunday After 4:00 pm
Call (312) 458-9130
Drop Off Location
Montford Point Marine Assoc.
7011 S. Vincennes Ave
Chicago, IL

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