PVR Bulletin – October 2015
Fall Conference is right around the corner!
Want to be a part of the PROJECT: VetRelief Team? Seize the opportunity at The American Legion, Department of Florida Annual Fall Conference, November 13-15th. Join us for a class, stop by to meet our staff, and let us send you home with marketing materials for your Post or upcoming events. We look forward to meeting you! Here are some opportunities to engage with us…
OPPORTUNITIES TO ENGAGE
PROJECT: VETRELIEF ADVOCATE TRAINING (Salon 8)
Saturday, November 14th 2:30–3:30PM
During this class you will learn about the program and services of the organization, and learn best practices when facilitating casework. Space is limited for both classes, so be sure to sign up today! SIGN UP REQUIRED.
FUNDRAISING CLASS (Salon 8)
Saturday, November 14th 4:00–5:00PM
Learn the Five Keys to Successful Fundraising. During this class, Legionnaires will be able to learn how to create a Classy fundraising page to raise money for PROJECT:VetRelief. Space is limited for both classes, so be sure to sign up today! SIGN UP REQUIRED.
PROJECT: VetRelief will be in attendance during the Legion General Session to give an update on our progress and award our 2nd Humanitarian Award. If you miss us at General Session, no worries! Stop by our vendor table and see us!
PROJECT: VetRelief will have a table set up during the entire the Fall Conference. You will be able to pick up marketing materials, purchase PROJECT: VetRelief merchandise, and ask any questions you might have about the programs and services we provide.
OTHER FALL CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITIES
Immigration/Naturalization Seminar, Ms. Elizabeth Ricci – Salon 8
Friday, November 13th – 11:30am – 12:30pm
The Immigration/Naturalization Seminar is a comprehensive and informative presentation designed to arouse interest among eligible veterans, friends and families as well as the community on how to begin and complete the citizen naturalization requirements. Renowned immigration law attorney, Elizabeth Ricci, Esq., of the law firm, Rambana & Ricci, PLLC, Tallahassee, is presenting a Power Point focusing on current USICS laws and procedures and open the seminar to questions. The seminar is open to all veterans. Membership in The American legion is not a requirement to attend. Non-Veterans may attend if space is available.
Big Bend AHEC – Tobacco Cessation Class, Mr. Anthony Jones – Salon 8
Saturday, November 14th – 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Big Bend Area Health Education Center (Big Bend AHEC) is focused on improving Veterans’ health. Anthony Jones, a retired Veteran and previous smoker, is conducting a one-hour class and will give our Legionnaires the tools to quit smoking. He will not point any fingers or give a lecture; he is focused on listening and facilitating feedback.
FLORIDA LEGION RIDERS – ROUND ROBIN RIDE
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for your District’s Round Robin Ride benefitting PROJECT: VetRelief. Every District is in competition between one another trying to earn the most points. Rides will be going on now through November 8th, so be sure to contact your Legion Rider District Chairman for information on your District’s ride.
The District that has the highest point total, will receive this year’s Round Robin trophy at this year’s Fall Conference and will have a year’s worth of bragging rights! Online registration is up, click here to register. (Each early registration gets 50 extra points towards your District total)
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