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 pm in the Ellet Community Center.
2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron Ohio 44312.
Next week's lunch at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday the 16th at Pancho's Southwestern Grill - 4335 Massillion Rd. North Canton - menu at panchosgrille.com
Just a reminder our chapter members and spouse annual breakfast will be on JANUARY 19 at 9 am, this year it will be at Akron Family Restaurant on W. Market street in Akron. It will be buffet style.
We will need to give a head count to restaurant so an RSVP is a must to Bob or myself by January 15.
More information will be coming in the newsletter, soon to be mailed out.
Happy New Year to all!
Our chapter is going to apply for a non profit 501C3 status this year and will begin drafting the necessary paperwork on January 24, 1:30 pm at the Veterans Service Building on Waterloo road.
If you are interested in being part of the committee to draft and process the paperwork you are welcome to attend this 1st meeting lasting about two hours. The initial stage should take about 4 meetings.
Going forward the chapter will need to establish from our membership a board of directors to control and oversee funding and seek contributions for the charitable distribution which will be define in our mission statement.
Please let me know if you have any questions and would like to be part of the committee.
Chapter 717 Facebook link below
The Way We Were
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Photos from 2018
Chapter 717 Current Newsletter
Any Vietnam Era Veteran can join our Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 717. Simply email Bob McCullough at BobMc717@gmail.com or call him at (216) 276-7576 or send him the following to our PO Box 4091, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223. He will need a copy of your DD-214, Name, Date of Birth, Mailing Address, City, State, Zip, Home Phone, Cell Phone, Email Address along with a one time check of $50 made out to “VVA Chapter 717” for a Life Membership. Any questions then please call Bob McCullough.