12 July 2020
Here we are again with no meeting yet. But keep the faith, as soon as possible we will get together again.
The chapter was notified around June 30th that a Vietnam Veteran named patrick Hogan was in need of a wheelchair ramp. I contacted Ron Wilson our chapter vice-president and Ron agreed to do the project. Home Depot, VFW Chapter 9301 and our VVA Chapter 165 each donated $400.00. Work was completed on July 7, 2020 by Ron Wilson, his son Phillip and Lonnie Rose. They did a great job.
Also thanks to Lana Haddox, an AVVA member for checking on Agnes Kenny who had fallen and was in bad pain. Upon learning this Lana called 911. Agnes is now fine. Here family is helping out.
Gene Goldsmith and I selected three candidates for the scholarship this year, at the request of Valerie Frand Bellingham Technical College program specialist. Each will receive $1000,00.
On July 10, 2020 I received a telephone call from Vietnam veteran Tony Torohoff and his wife Louise who want to donate a brand new propane stove to any veteran in need. If you are interested, call me.
Our gratitude and appreciation goes out to Richard and Pan Wilson for all their work they did in the service of our veterans. Thank you from all of us.
Keep safe, take care, keep in touch. Remember I am here (360) 715-1489 whenever you need help.
David W. Loomis
VVA Chapter 165 President