The next meeting of CVO will be held on this Wednesday, March 20th, at 7 PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, 820 S Damen in Chicago.
There will be a presentation by Quincy McCall (Whitehead), Director of the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Be sure to come out and hear this important presentation!
Also on the agenda will be Nominations for the Executive Committee of CVO. All nominations will be made at this meeting. Elections to the Executive Committee will be held at the April meeting (Wednesday, April 17th).
Come early to enjoy refreshments before the meeting. Validate your garage parking when you arrive at the front desk.
The Executive Committee will meet at 6 PM on Wednesday, March 20th before the regular membership meeting to discuss nominations. Please show up early to make sure we can conduct our business in a timely manner.
See you there!
The next meeting of CVO will be held at 7 PM next Wednesday, February 20th at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center at 820 S. Damen in Chicago in the 2nd floor Conference Room.
There will be a presentation on African-American History by Mr. Stanley Porter, an original Montford Point Marine who served in the segregated Marine Corps in World War II. We will also have updates on the struggle for veterans dental care, on the VA Director’s meeting at Jesse Brown and more.
Don’t forget membership dues are due. Individual Memberships are just $10; Organizational Memberships are just $50.
Garage parking will be validated; get it validated at the front desk AS YOU ARRIVE. As usual, refreshments will be served. Arrive early to make sure the pizza is hot!
In case of inclement weather, call 773-243-2335 for an update on the status of the meeting.
The first meeting of 2019 for CVO will be held this coming Wednesday, January 16th at 7 PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of Jesse Brown VA.
We’ll bring you up to date on what’s been going on with CVO over the last few months. The key presentation will be on the new bill for Dental Care for Veterans, HR 96. Come ready to contact your Congress Person to get Co-sponsors for the new bill!!
Also, the Executive Committee will meet at 6 PM before the regular membership meeting. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS: ARRIVE EARLY (5:45 PM) FOR THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING!
If the weather is bad, call 773-243-2335 (CVO Voicemail) to find out if the meeting is going to be held or cancelled.
As usual, there will be refreshments and parking will be validated. Get parking validation BEFORE the meeting, when you arrive.
The next meeting of CVO is this Wednesday, October 17th at Jesse Brown VA (820 S Damen in Chicago) at 7 PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. Come at 6:30 to ensure your pizza is hot and to talk with Executive Committee Members.
The agenda includes a return by Bill Luna and his presentation on the history of Mexican American Veterans. Bill has made a dynamic presentation on this subject before and you can be sure there will be a lively discussion.
We will also have an update on Veterans Dental Care and the introduction of S 3133, the Senate version of the House bill calling for Dental Care for all veterans.
As usual, pizza will be served. Parking in the garage will be validated; get the validation when you arrive.
See you there!
The next CVO meeting will be held at Jesse Brown VA (820 S Damen in Chicago) on this Wednesday, September 19th, at 7 PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. Show up at 6:30 PM to chat with the Executive Committee members and have some hot pizza.
We will memorialize and honor our fallen comrade and CVO Co-Founder David Rogers.
The agenda will also include a presentation on “Home Funding Options for Veterans” by Marcus D. Jefferson. Fundraising will also be on the agenda, plus Dental Care for Veterans and our Hyde Park office and the grant with the University of Chicago.
There will be pizza. Garage parking will be validated; get the validation when you arrive at the front desk.
See you there!
The next CVO meeting will be held on this Wednesday, August 15th, at 7 PM at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center at 820 S Damen in Chicago. Arrive at 6:30 to chat with Executive Committee members.
The agenda will include new information on the Jesse Brown VAMC, the Accelerator Program and the interns for CVO, Announcements of upcoming events, a report from the Veteran Affairs Committee and more.
As usual, pizza will be served. It will be hotter at 6:30 if you arrive early. Parking in the garage will be validated; get it validated at the front desk as you arrive.
See you at the meeting!
The next meeting of CVO is this Wednesday, July 18th at 7 PM at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (820 S Damen in Chicago) in the 2nd floor Conference Room.
The agenda will include planning CVO’s direction for the coming year, an update on our Fundraising Campaign (donate here), and more.
As usual, parking in the garage will validated (get it validated on the way in) and pizza will be served.
We look forward to having you join us!
The next meeting of CVO is on Wednesday, June 20th at 7 PM at Jesse Brown VA (820 S Damen in Chicago) in the 2nd floor Conference Room.
The agenda will include an update on the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, and an update on the CVO Flipcause Fundraising Campaign. We will also talk about the struggle against VA privatization.
Additionally, we will have a report on the fight for Dental Care for veterans. Attendees are encouraged to bring in any article, email, or other communication from a national veterans’ organization regarding HR 4556 on Dental Care. We need to see what other organizations are doing about this issue.
As usual, pizza will be served and parking will be validated.
Come and support CVO!
The next meeting of the Coalition of Veterans Organizations will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, 820 S Damen in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. The meeting will start at 7 PM, but refreshments and CVO leaders will be there at 6 to discuss issues with anyone who comes early. Also, the pizza will be hotter then, than during the meeting.
The key agenda point will be a presentation and discussion around the 1932 Bonus March, the Civil Rights Campaign of the 1950s and 60s, the Human Rights Campaign, the original Poor People’s Campaign in 1968, and the new “Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival” of today. CVO is participating in the Poor People’s Campaign on Monday, May 28th (Memorial Day). Find out all about it!
Pizza will be served. Get parking in the garage validated as you enter from Ogden Ave.
See you on the 16th!
The next meeting of CVO will be held at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in the 2nd floor Conference Room on this Wednesday, April 18th at 7 PM.
We will hold elections to the Executive Committee.
Angela Turner-Susberry will make a presentation to veterans showing that they need to take care of their arrangements in advance, thereby taking the burden off their families. They can share this information with their family and friends.
Donald Evans of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) which organizes workers at Jesse Brown, will make a presentation on the Right to Heal Campaign. Bruce Parry will update the members on the Right to Heal meeting held on this past Saturday and on other activities involving CVO.
As usual, pizza will be served. Parking will be validated.
See you Wednesday!