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Possible Phone Scam Targeting Veterans

Last week a Veteran called me and said he has been contacted about 30 times over the last month by someone asking for donations.  He donated once, but began to suspect the organization was not legit because of callers’ behavior.  (Repeated call-backs and hang-ups, etc.) I reported the Veteran’s concern to our police, and Sgt. […]

Mo VFW Members Receive Award

Jim Rippy, Dennis Sweet,  & Russell Olewinski were presented the Veterans Volunteer Service awards by Lt. Governor Peter Kinder on March 1, 2016 in a ceremony at the state capitol Follow this link to a story about the award – http://ltgov.mo.gov/veterans/verteran-service-awards/ Follow this link to another story about the event – http://www.kplctv.com/story/31379563/mo-lt-gov-peter-kinder-presents-veterans-service-award-to-four-from-se-missouri

Truman VA hosts Mid-Missouri Veterans Art Show

Local veterans are encouraged to enter artwork for public display March 7 at the Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital. The Mid-Missouri Veterans Art Show will feature paintings, drawings and other fine art, along with ceramics, leatherwork, needlework and craft kits, including string art and wood building, according to a news release. Local artists will judge the […]

Missouri may get new veterans home

A year after signing off on a $33 million improvement program for the state’s veterans’ homes, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is launching plans to build a new nursing home to address a growing waiting list of residents. The governor’s proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 calls for $500,000 to begin drawing up […]

Call to Action – by James Rippy

Subject: Information concerning the Veterans Homes Bonds Two bonding bills are at a crucial point in the Missouri State legislature.  Action is needed quickly if we are going to be getting authority to build a new veterans home this session or the near future. SCR 8, would authorize the issuing of $14.5 Million in bonds […]

MAVO – Veterans Day at the Capitol

“VETERANS  DAY  AT  THE  CAPITOL” Missouri Association of Veterans Organizations MAVO  LEGISLATIVE DAYS 26 January 2015, Monday 10:00 am – Missouri Veterans Commission Meeting 1st Floor State Board of Edu. Room Jefferson State Office Building, Jefferson City, MO 1:30 pm, Missouri Association of Veterans Organization (MAVO) Meeting, Room 400 Truman Office Building, Jefferson City, MO […]