LVMAC Tidbit — Team River Runner Comes to the Lehigh Valley

March 17, 2017

Team River Runner has entered the Lehigh Valley and is now an LVMAC member. Its mission is to create an environment of healthy adventure, recreation and camaraderie for healing active duty, veteran service members and their families through adaptive kayaking.

It is holding indoor kayaking training in preparation for its Spring events on 19 March, 9 April and 23 April.  For more details and the local facebook site, click here.


As of 17 March 2017

Forward Observer — Calling All Veterans. Need Your Help for a Good North Valley PIT Count

January 12, 2017

LVMAC Poster Art 2005Recently we learned the Lehigh Valley Regional Homeless Advisory Board (LVRHAB) is conducting a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homeless point-in-time survey the evening of 24 January extending through 25 January.

HUD is the government agency overseeing home mortgage lending practices and is centrally involved in solving the issue of homelessness by the nature of its purpose.  Every year it conducts a Point in Time (PIT) Count of the un-housed on the predicted coldest day of the year.  The count involves seeking out those who are unsheltered and those in emergency shelters or transitional shelters — that is, homeless households.  The numbers obtained are important to HUD’s reporting of its accomplishments and to their funding practices.  But as its name may imply, its tendency is to focus geographically on urban areas. Read the rest of this entry »

LVMAC Tidbit — A Local Veterans Day Event Provides Food for Thought

November 12, 2016

Veterans honor today but worry about tomorrow – WFMZ

For the past year the Joint Veterans Council of Forks of the Delaware has been looking for people to join the ranks.

Source: Veterans honor today but worry about tomorrow – WFMZ


As of 12 November 2016


LVMAC Tidbit — For You Veterans Day Foodies

November 4, 2016

We know you are going to ask, for finding food freebies around Veterans Day has become a way of life for some.  In anticipation of that fact, the website below ought to more than satisfy your craving.  Scroll down to the restaurants section before sneaking out of the house (You’ll also find some other useful offers as you do so.)


As of 4 November 2016

LVMAC Tidbit — Prosthetics Fair Just Announced

October 25, 2016
Click on image to enlarge.

Click on image to enlarge.


As of 24 October 2016

LVMAC Tidbit — Women Veterans Clinic to Open at Wilkes-Barre

October 24, 2016

LVMAC is happy that this occurrence, long sought by some of the Wilkes-Barre staff, has come about.  Kudos.

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LVMAC Tidbit — New Director for Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Has Arrived

October 24, 2016


As of 14 October 2016

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