VVA CHAPTER #717 welcomes all our brothers and sisters who served in Vietnam between February 28, 1961 & May 7, 1975, or in any duty location between August 5, 1964 & May 7, 1975.
Joining VVA allows you to connect with other veterans, stay up with the latest on special events.
VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA CHAPTER 717
We are located in Northeast Ohio, in Summit County.
We meet on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm at the American Legion Post #281
1601 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. Oh 44221 Phone: 330-920-9379
Chapter 717 Facebook link below
Veterans Crisis Line - 800-273-8255
Service Officer Locator - for help with your VA disability claim
*Meeting September 7th - SPECIAL Ceremony*
At the September 7th chapter meeting (American Legion - 1601 Front street, Cuyahoga Falls) the chapter honored ten spouses of deceased Vietnam brothers in a commemorative program ceremony. Chapter 717 presented a deceased veteran's surviving spouse lapel pin and commemoration certificate to: Carol Hamrick, Brenda Esposito, Maria Uscilowski, Stephanie Dowler, Donna Huhn, Edie Lowden, Diane Kiggans, Janet Cline Dorety, Ruth Lavery at their September 7th meeting.
Mike Pipes waits at the Akron Family Restaurant parking lot last week, for the rest of the chapter to arrive for lunch.
For those who can join us next Wednesday October 20th at 11am for lunch, we will be meeting at Coventry Diner, located at 3333 Manchester Road, Suite 17, Akron, Ohio 44319. It’s located next to Harbor Freight, in the plaza just south of McDonald’s. Going South on Manchester you can turn left at the light at the corner where McDonald is located on the left. After turning left at this light go a few hundred feet and turn right into the plaza parking lot.
photo by Ben Cully
Proposed Challenge Coin and Lapel Pin for our Chapter 717