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The NCOA Huntsville/Redstone Arsenal Chapter had the privilege of presenting 6 WWII Medallions to residents of the Tutt Fan Veterans Home in Huntsville, AL on Dec 7th.
NCOA Rogue Chapter continues to seek out World War II veterans to ensure they receive the NCOA WWII Medallion in recognition of their service.
Rogue Chapter recently hosted a holiday social. This social was the chapter's first one to be held over a year due to Covid. There were 22 in attendance as it was a rainy day. Awards were given, donations to charities presented, and a great meal was had by all. Merry Christmas from the Rogue Chapter!
The Trails End Auxiliary recently supported Clayton Mohr Commons, a 24-unit, fully subsidized project in Clackamas County, Oregon, that provides housing to chronically homeless and severely low-income veterans and their families.
The photo on the left is of the chapter members that participated and the supplies they donated. The photo on the right is Karen Haltiner, chapter chairman, delivering the donation to Kevin Shofner, the program manager for Clayton Mohr Commons.
PETTABLE has announced a new scholarship for military veterans struggling with student debt and mental health issues. They are awarding $5,000 through their Pettable Vet Student Debt Grant, as well as free emotional support animal consultation through a licensed mental health professional to a deserving veteran.
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The NCOA Central Valley Chapter and Spirit of Sacramento Auxiliary once again manned the pizza and cold drink booth to support the community and raise funds for the chapters during the recent Capital City Airshow held October 2-3 at the Mather Airport. Call it a resounding success - the booth completely sold out of pizzas!
The NCOA Rogue Chapter's 5th Annual Veterun was held on October 2. By all accounts, the event was a huge success with more than 120 runners/walkers and raising more that $14,000 to donate to 2 veteran charities - Columbia Care and Mighty Oaks Foundation.
The Bettsy Ross Educational Fund was established in July 1988 to assist NCOA International Auxiliary Division members wishing to prepare themselves for employment or improve on employable skills. Bettsy Ross Grants are designed to help defray the cost of attending an accredited college or technical school.
Four International Auxiliary members have been awarded Bettsy Ross Educational grants during the 3rd quarter of 2021 to assist with their educational pursuits: