Rhode Island Office of Veterans Affairs

March 2017

 

  • Mar 1: 830am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership DHS Roosevelt (RIOVA)
  • Mar 4: “Bootcamp Breakfast” VFW Post 4487, 52 Underwood Ln., Middletown RI (UVC>
  • Mar 4: 2-8pm Annual Steak Fry, Smithfield Elks Lodge located at 326 Farnum Pike Dinner is served from 3:00-6:00 p.m. with music and raffles throughout the night! Log on to www.OSDRI.org for tickets and information. (OSDRI)
  • Mar 4: 10am St. Patrick’s Day parade Pawtucket (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Mar 7: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Mar 7: 8-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership DHS Elwood Ave (RIOVA)
  • Mar 8: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Mar 8: 330pm Year of the Seabees Proclamation State House (House of Reps) (RIOVA)
  • Mar 9: 8-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership Good Neighbor, Prov. (RIOVA)
  • Mar 10: 830-1130am RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership Christ Church (RIOVA)
  • Mar 13: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • Mar 13: 10am-2pm RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership Twin River (RIOVA)
  • Mar 14: DAV Dept. Executive Meeting (DAV)
  • Mar 14: 4-7pm RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership Bread of Life (RIOVA)
  • Mar 15: 1:30pm Spring Tea RI Veterans Home (MWAN)
  • Mar 15: 9am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership CCAP (RIOVA)
  • Mar 16: Women’s History Month Celebration (RIOVA)
  • - 10-1130am Prov. VA Medical Center - 5-730pm RIC “Soldier On” Screening
  • Mar 16: 9am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership 190 Camp St. (RIOVA)
  • Mar 16: 12-3pm RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership 172 Front St. (RIOVA)
  • Mar 17: Annual St. Patricks Day Parade Newport (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Mar 17: 8am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership McCauley House (RIOVA)
  • Mar 18: 10-1130am North Kingstown Veterans Town Hall Meeting NKHS Auditorium (RIOVA)
  • Mar 20: 9am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership St. John (RIOVA)
  • Mar 20: Governor’s International Women’s Day State House (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Mar 21: 9am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership SPNM (RIOVA)
  • Mar 22: 9am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership St Edwards (RIOVA)
  • Mar 24: 8am-12noon RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership Emmanuel House (RIOVA)
  • Mar 25: Operation: Think F.A.S.T. (RING)
  • Mar 28: 9am-1pm RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership Olneyville Food Pantry (RIOVA)
  • Mar 29: 12-330pm RIOVA / United Way 2-1-1 Van Partnership OCSIL (RIOVA)
  • Mar: 2nd Thursday of every month 7pm AMVETS Meeting One Capitol Hill (AMVETS)
  • Mar: TBD Newport Chamber of Commerce Job Fair Newport (NAVSTA Newport)
  • April 2017

     

  • Apr 1: Honor Flight WWII and/or Korean War Veterans (UVC)
  • Apr 1: Chief Petty Officers Clean-up at Veterans Home (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Apr 1: ANG Yellow Ribbon (RING)
  • Apr2: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Apr 4: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Apr 6: TBD WWI Centennial Ceremony (RIOVA)
  • Apr 8: 12noon Military Women Across the Nation Business Mtg Greenwich Farms (MWAN)
  • Apr 10: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • Apr 15 at 10am Council of Administration meeting Post 8955 Westerly (VFW)
  • Apr 15: Business Meeting Greenwich Farms, Warwick (MWAN)
  • Apr 18-29: Music Day Camp (RING)
  • Apr 19: Employer Outreach C-130 Bosslift (RING)
  • Apr 20: Volunteer Appreciation Night (RING)
  • Apr 22 at noon Commander/President Testimonial Dinner Post 2812 (VFW)
  • Apr 21-22: Annual DAV State Convention Crowne Plaza Hotel (DAV)
  • Apr 21: Bring Your Child to Work Day/Earth Day Project (RING)
  • Apr: 2nd Thursday of every month 7pm AMVETS Meeting One Capitol Hill (AMVETS)
  • Apr 25: Freedom Award Dinner (RING)
  • May 2017

     

  • May 1: TBD Loyalty Day Events Statewide VFW posts (VFW)
  • May 2: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • May 3: Employer Outreach Blackhawk Bosslift (RING)
  • May 4: 10am-2pm Senior Expo Warwick Mall (KWVA Ch.3)
  • May 6: Corner Stone Laying Ceremony New Veterans Home (RIOVA)
  • May 6: Aquidneck Island Police Parade Newport (NAVSTA Newport)
  • May 8: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • May 9: DAV Dept. Executive Meeting (DAV)
  • May 10: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • May 11: Military Spouse Appreciation Night (RING)
  • May 18: 8am VFW Golf Tournament Cranston Country Club (VFW)
  • May 19: Employer Outreach Airshow Rehearsal Event (RING)
  • May 20: 9am-3pm Fundraiser Stop & Shop Johnston (KWVA Ch.3)
  • May 20-21: RING Air Show (RING)
  • May 21: 11am New “Vietnam War Memorial” Dedication, Slater Park, Pawtucket, RI (UVC)
  • May 25: 530-10pm Boots on the Ground Memorial- 1st Annual Gold Star Gala, Crowne Plaza, Warwick. A special event honoring Rhode Island’s Gold Star families. This event will be hosted the Thursday (May 25th) before the Boots on the Ground Memorial and will feature food, live music, silent auctions and raffles. All proceeds will go toward the memorial and Operation Stand Down RI. Log on to www.OSDRI.org for tickets and information. (OSDRI)
  • May 26-29: Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial, Roger Williams Park Temple to Music. A moving tribute featuring a display of nearly 7000 boots adorned with flags and placards with photos and biographical information of U.S. Service Members who made the ultimate sacrifice in the War on Global Terror. Free to the Public, Log on to www.OSDRI.org for information. (OSDRI)
  • May 26: TBD 10am Memorial Day Celebration N. Prov. Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • May 28: 6:30-7:30pm Patriotic Concert at the Boots on the Ground Memorial, performed by the Governors Own Rhode Island National Guard 88th Army Band at the Temple to Music. Free to the Public. Bring a blanket or chair and be inspired. Free to the Public, Log on to www.OSDRI.org for information. (OSDRI)
  • May 28: 11am RI Jewish Veterans Memorial Wall Annual Ceremony (RIPHVAC)
  • May 29: 11am Memorial Day Parade Chepachet (KWVA Ch.3)
  • May 29: 1pm Memorial Day Service RI Veterans Cemetery (RIOVA)
  • May 30: 10am Memorial Day Celebration Golden Crest Nursing home (KWVA Ch.3)
  • May TBD: Seabees Museum Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Quonset Point (RIPHVAC)
  • May TBD: .152k Run North Kingstown Town Beach (RIPHVAC)
  • May TBD: Echotaps Veterans Cemetery (RIPHVAC)
  • May TBD: Annual Wreath Laying Garden of Heroes State House (RIPHVAC)
  • May TBD: Boots on the Ground (RIPHVAC)
  • May TBD: Sen. Whitehouse Breakfast (RIPHVAC)
  • May TBD: ZVFW/TRWB Fun Run Providence (RIPHVAC)
  • May: 2nd Thursday of every month 7pm AMVETS Meeting One Capitol Hill (AMVETS)
  • June 2017

     

  • Jun 2-3: Salute to Veterans Wounded Warrior “Amputee” Softball Game (RIOVA)
  • Jun 3: 9am-3pm Fundraiser Stop & Shop Lincoln (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jun 6: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jun 12: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • Jun 8-11 VFW Department Convention Radisson Hotel Warwick (VFW)
  • Jun 12-13: Resiliency Training for Teens (RING)
  • Jun 13: DAV Dept. Executive Meeting (DAV)
  • Jun 14: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jun 17: 9am-3pm Fundraiser Dave’s market Smithfield (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jun 17: 12-5pm Noon Registration Annual Operation Stand Down Rhode Island Golf Tournament, Cranston Country Club, 69 Burlingame Road, Cranston, RI, $125 Golfer Fee, Lunch with Beer or Soda and Dinner, 18 holes and cart and 2 free on course beverages included. Log on to www.OSDRI.org for registration and information. (OSDRI)
  • Jun 22-25: Regional Youth Symposium in NH (RING)
  • Jun 23: 1130am Unit 118 25th Anniversary Banquet NAVSTA Newport (MWAN)
  • Jun 23-29: Ocean State GS Teen Sailing Adventure (RING)
  • Jun TBD: PFC Kyle Coutu 5k Pawtucket (RIPHVAC)
  • Jun TBD: Ocean State Unit 118 Military Women Across the Nation NAVSTA Newport (RIPHVAC)
  • Jun TBD: Prov. VA Medical Center Open House (RIPHVAC)
  • Jun TBD: MOAA SE NE NAVSTA Newport (RIPHVAC)
  • Jun TBD: Installation of Officers Awards Banquet 1418 Plainfield St (RIPHVAC)
  • Jun: 2nd Thursday of every month 7pm AMVETS Meeting One Capitol Hill (AMVETS)
  • Jun: TBD S. Providence Middle School (KWVA Ch.3)
  • July 2017

     

  • Jul 1: Filing of IRS 990-N Form (DAV)
  • Jul 1: Start of State Dept Chapter Financial Audits (DAV)
  • Jul 1: 9am-3pm Fundraiser Stop & Shop Greenville (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jul 4: 4pm Parade Chepachet (KWVA Ch.3)
  • July 4: 4th of July Bristol Parade (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Jul 6/7: TBD Chapter visit to Sea Bee’s Museum (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jul 23: 930am registration/kickstands up at 1130am Tom Poole’s Motorcycle Run, Registration at 9:30, kickstands up at 11:30. Dan’s Place 880 Victory Hwy, West Greenwich, RI 02817. (OSDRI)
  • Jul 27: 64rd Anniversary Of Cease Fire (Korean Conflict) (RIOVA)
  • Jul 29 – Aug 1: DAV National Convention (DAV)
  • Jul TBD: Prov. VA Medical Center Sports Clinic (RIPHVAC)
  • Jul: TBD Black Ships Festival Newport (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Jul: TBD Fishing Trip (RING)
  • Jul: TBD Kayak Trip (RING)
  • Jul: TBD Employer Outreach Leapfest Blackhawk Bosslift (RING)
  • Jul 5: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jul 12: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jul 15: 9am-3pm fundraiser Stop & Shop Lincoln (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Jul: TBD all 3 Chapters Korean annual picnic (KWVA Ch.3)
  • August 2017

     

  • Aug: TBD Fishing Trip (RING)
  • Aug 21-25: RING LEADERS Military Youth Camp (RING)
  • Aug 23: Leadership Rhode Island C-130 Bosslift (RING)
  • Aug 26: Carnival for Heroes (RING)
  • Aug 1: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Aug 9: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Aug 19: 9am-3pm fundraiser Stop & Shop Lincoln (KWVA Ch.3)
  • September 2017

     

  • Sep 2: 9am-3pm Fundraiser Stop & Shop Greenville (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Sep 5: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Sep 9: 9am-3pm Fundraiser Dino’s market Chepachet (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Sep 11: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • Sep 12: DAV Dept. Executive Meeting (DAV)
  • Sep 12: End of State Dept Chapter Audits (DAV)
  • Sep 13: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Sep 15-17: Operation Stand Down Weekend, Diamond Hill State Park. Free to Veterans in Need of Assistance, Log on to www.OSDRI.org for information. (OSDRI)
  • Sep 16: 9am-3pm Fundraiser Dave’s market Smithfield (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Sep TBD: 4 Bridges Ride North Kingstown (RIPHVAC)
  • Sep TBD: JWU Good Life Expo Providence (RIPHVAC)
  • Sep: TBD Navy League of Newport County Servicemember of the Year Recognition Program & Military Appreciation Night Newport (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Sep: TBD Special Olympics RI Sailing Regatta Newport (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Sep: 2nd Thursday of every month 7pm AMVETS Meeting One Capitol Hill (AMVETS)
  • Sep: TBD noon Annual Picnic Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Sep: TBD Chapter visit to Waterman lake Nursing Home (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Sep: TBD noon Korean Consult General Luncheon Franklin MA (KWVA Ch.3)
  • October 2017

     

  • Oct 3: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Oct 9: TBD Columbus Day parade Federal Hill (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Oct 10: DAV Dept. Executive Meeting (DAV)
  • Oct 11: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Oct 16: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • Oct 26: Halloween Bash (RING)
  • Oct 23: 34TH Annual Beirut Memorial Observance Ceremony Portsmouth (RIPHVAC)
  • Oct 28: Wellness/ECO Fair (RING)
  • Oct: 2nd Thursday of every month 7pm AMVETS Meeting One Capitol Hill (AMVETS)
  • Oct: TBD RI National Guard Military Ball Convention Center (RING)
  • Oct: TBD Festa Italians Columbus Day Parade Newport (NAVSTA Newport)
  • Oct: TBD Visit to Ponagansett Middle School (KWVA Ch.3)
  • November 2017

     

  • Nov 7: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov 8: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov 10: 10am Veterans Day Parade N. Providence Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov 11: 10am Veterans Day Parade Chepachet (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov 11: 1pm Veterans Day Parade N. Providence (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov 11: Veterans Day Ceremony Veterans Home (RIOVA)
  • Nov 13: 10am Veterans Day Celebration Golden Crest Nursing home (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov 13: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • Nov 14: DAV Dept. Executive Meeting (DAV)
  • Nov 18-19: Operation Holiday Cheer (RING)
  • Nov TBD: Waterfire for Veterans (RIPHVAC)
  • Nov TBD: Army Band Concert RI Ctr for the Performing Arts (RIPHVAC)
  • Nov: TBD Chapter Participation in Water fire (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov: TBD Talk with Ponagansett Students (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Nov: 2nd Thursday of every month 7pm AMVETS Meeting One Capitol Hill (AMVETS)
  • December 2017

     

  • Dec TBD: State House Xmas Tree Lighting (RIOVA)
  • Dec TBD: Pearl Harbor Ceremony (RIOVA)
  • Dec 5: 9am Officer’s meeting Pleasant View Diner (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Dec 9: Holiday for Heroes (RING)
  • Dec 11: 10-11am RI Permanent House Veterans Advisory Council Meeting (RIPHVAC)
  • Dec 12: DAV Dept. Executive Meeting (DAV)
  • Dec 13: 2pm Regular monthly meeting Glocester Senior Center (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Dec TBD: Wreaths Across America State House (RIOVA)
  • Dec TBD: Wreaths Across America Ponagansett Middle School (RIOVA)
  • Dec TBD: Wreaths Across America Veterans Cemetery (RIOVA)
  • Dec: TBD Chapter Christmas Party (KWVA Ch.3)
  • Dec: TBD Korean Association of RI Year End Party Crown Plaza (KWVA Ch.3)

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