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Fairfax-Lee Chapter's Wednesday Social

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The Chapter's February Last Wednesday Social saw new faces and new members. Educate, Inform and Connect were the operative descriptors of last nights event as 35+ attendees gathered at Houlihan's for an informative and fun general membership meeting. 

Ken Britt INFORMED the gathering on the Chapter's efforts, past and future. He thanked Nancy Jean Louis for the tremendous Holiday Celebration in December and asked for support of the upcoming 2019 Scholarship program. 

Gordon Sumner took time to highlight some paid job opportunities with non-profits Code of Support (www.codeofsupport.org) and Veterans Moving Forward (www.vetsfwd.org).  
Carrie Ann Alford, Director of Policy & Planning for the Virginia Department of Veterans Affairs EDUCATED the group providing an update on current legislation in support of Virginia's veterans along with an overview of current services available. 

Tobin Seven worked his magic CONNECTING new Community Partners Dan's Van Lines and Edward Jones to AUSA and the Chapter - all the while conducting the door-prize raffle. He also highlighted the 56 days left till the annual Scholarship Fund raiser at TopGolf of 26 April - asking for the support of all to make sure we reach our 2019 goal of $20,000 in scholarships awarded. (www.birdeasepros.com/fairfaxleeAUSA).

Good food, good drinks, good information, good friends, all supporting Americas's Army. HOOAH!