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Friday, May 11, 2012
Here's some information you may find helpful:
Join UNAC's Peace Train to Chicago!
VFP's next electronic town hall meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2012. The meeting will be chaired by Leah Bolger, Mike Reid and Nate Goldshlag.
Details on how to join the meeting will be in next week's email blast.
Board member, Ron Dexter has gathered a list of Arlington West Style Memorials and Protests by chapter. Please review the list and provide him your feedback. If your Memorial is not listed, email your information to Ron.
“The philosophy of Veterans For Peace organizing in Central Virginia is twofold,” according to Knappenberger. “Our first aim is to help veterans with physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual support. This includes service work with disabled and homeless veterans. <Press Release>
Email Evan Knappenberger for more information about joining the Central Virginia chapter.
If you're shopping online for Mother's Day use one of the links below and help VFP while doing it! Your shopping through the providers below earn VFP a small donation to help our mission.
Scott Camil, president of VFP Chapter 14 in Gainesville, FL op-ed appears on CNN website entitled, "Why are we still in 'Vietghanistan?"
VFP Chapter 92 in Seattle, WA will be passing out Armed Forces Day cards on Armed Forces Day, May 19@ the Armed Forces Festival. The cards are available to download for your chapters use in .doc or .pdf format. Email Michelle Kinnucan for more information.
Dates: August 8-12, 2012
Where: Marriott/Biscayne Bay - Miami, FL
A block of rooms have been reserved for Veterans For Peace members. Double rooms are $112 including tax. Contact the hotel directly (1-800-228-9290/ 1-800-295-1421) or make reservations online. If making reservations by phone, please be sure to mention that you are registering for the VFP National Convention.
This year's theme is "Liberating the Americas: Lessons from Latin America and the Caribbean"
The convention website is available for
Resolution proposals can be submitted now to Bob Krzewinski, Resolution Chair. Deadline for submissions is June 6, 2012.
May 18-19 - NATO Counter-Summit in Chicago, IL
May 18-19 - VPT Nonviolence Training in Chicago, IL
May 19-21 - Protest NATO/G8 Summit in Chicago
July 14 - PeaceStock 2012 in Hager City, WI
Aug 8-12 - VFP National Convention in Miami, FL
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