The Board of LVMAC has met and decided to cancel this year’s “Salute to the Troops” annual banquet scheduled for early May. As you might guess, the current pandemic and the health safety instructions required have both affected making it a worthwhile event.
We expect to now hold the event on 6 May 2022 at the Steel Club in Hellertown. Mark it down on your calendars now after washing your hands.
In the meantime, we are exploring alternative ways to salute the troops in the current environment.
Academics for Veterans (A’s for Vets), an alliance formed by the LVMAC, consisting of Institutions of Higher Learning in the Greater Lehigh Valley endeavoring to better assist veterans seeking education and support, is conducting a Virtual 5K Ruck ‘n Walk Challenge. The event will take place during Veterans Appreciation Week from 8 November through 15 November. Read the rest of this entry »
The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Workforce Board LV/PA CareerLink® Lehigh Valley will be conducting a couple of teleconference seminars using Zoom around the Veterans Day period to both celebrate veterans and to encourage businesses to seek them out for employment: Read the rest of this entry »
What: The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre is hosting a Live Virtual Community Town Hall Meeting through Wilkes-Barre VA Facebook page. Veterans, family members and the public can provide online feedback utilizing the live chat feature during the broadcast.
Who: Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Director Russell E. Lloyd will host the meeting. All are welcome as this is a public meeting. Read the rest of this entry »