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By: Su Phelps On February 16th, 2019 the Veteran’s Village makeover event was done by volunteers of various communities with the lead community being Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP). Among them are the North Las Vegas city councilman Richard Cherchio, his wife Gloria Cherchio, and Mike Kelly the board member of the United Veterans Legislative Council and a...
By: Megan Way | Photos by Su Phelps Las Vegas United Services Organization (USO) is interested in finding veterans’ organizations willing to distribute cards to veterans, “We are trying to find people, in the community, who are willing to take some of these cards to give to veterans and they should call me for more information.” If you or your...
By: Megan Way | Photos by Lawrence Oravetz Society of Military Widows Chapter 34 held their monthly meeting luncheon at Harbor Palace on Spring Mountain on March 10th. Guest speakers Councilman Richard Cherchio, Shane Persaud from Nevada Consumer Affairs, Denise Elizabeth Ashurst and Vito Valdez from Army Survivor Outreach Services spoke while everyone was enjoying lunch. Councilman Richard Cherchio spoke about...
Military.com | By Matthew Cox If you are in the market for any size of military surplus vehicle, keep an eye on GovPlanet. The online auction house is about to start selling U.S. Navy and Marine Corps surplus M1161 ITV Growlers and seven-ton Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement trucks. Beginning in March, GovPlanet, which started selling military Humvees in 2014, will be the "exclusive source" for a fleet of retired ITVs and MTVRs, according...
By: Terri Hendry Governor Steve Sisolak is pleased to announce the Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) was awarded two prestigious Abraham Lincoln Pillars of Excellence Awards from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on February 25, 2019.  This award recognizes excellence and innovation by honoring outstanding state programs that support veterans within their states.   The 2019 awards were announced...
By: Su Phelps Jewish War Veterans (JWV) Post 65 meets for their monthly breakfast meeting on the first Sunday of every month at the Suncoast hotel. On their March 3rd meeting they installed their new board for 2019 and 2020. Newly installed board for 2019 and 2020: Commander Howard Spanier, Sr Vice Commander Ray Singer, Jr Vice Commander Bill Budin Quartermaster Jerry Roth,...
By: Debby Johnson, Mortgage Loan Originator at Supreme Lending and T.E.A.M. US Organizer After TEAM US had been out on the streets feeding the homeless for over four years, we discovered that there are still many homeless Veterans. Most of them do not know what their benefit are or even where to go to get help. When we had a...
By: Su Phelps The Nevada Free Taxes Coalition (NFRC) is run by volunteers to provide free tax preparation assistance to help low-to moderate-income individuals, persons with disabilities, elderly, and limited English speakers file their taxes each year. If you’ve earned $58,000 or less in 2018, you can receive free tax preparation assistance and e-filling, delivered by IRS-certified volunteers at the...
By: Megan Way This year Nevada Reading week falls on Feb. 25 to March 1 and during Nevada Reading week Clark County School District (CCSD) first graders from CT Sewell and Cambeiro Elementary Schools participated in 4th Annual 'Reading to Dogs in Kennels' Event at The Animal Foundation. First graders will practice their reading skills in front of dogs in kennels...
By: Janet Snyder Steve Seiden, Past Commander of Murray L. Rosen Post 64 Jewish War Veterans, welcomed volunteers from Post 64, Lions Club, American Legion Post 149 and 14, Kline Veterans Fund, plus many more who participated in our Veterans Day Poppy Drive to give funds to veterans and families in the Las Vegas Valley. We were treated to a...
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