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Tacoma, Washington

Contact the Chapter:

President Edith Reed at (253)584-0394

Vice-President May Veazy at (253)531-5451 or (Click for email)

Treasurer Rita Jenkins at 253-582-4203 or (Click for email)

Secretary Gustavia Shoffner at (253)531-5168 or (Click for email)

Chaplain Mildred Farrow at (253)582-4720

Parliamentarian Marine Simmons at (253)582-4731

Historian Olivia Brown at (253)584-3250 or (Click for email)

Meetings:

We meet every 3rd Saturday of the month at 10 AM.

Location: Amvets Post #1, 5717 South Tyler Street, Tacoma, WA 98409

Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade - Auburn, WA - November 11, 2017.
Picnic at Alma's August 12, 2017.
Picnic at Alma's August 12, 2017.
Picnic at Alma's August 12, 2017.
Picnic at Alma's August 12, 2017.
Chapter luncheon at Patriots Landing on June 11, 2017.
Chapter luncheon at Patriots Landing on June 11, 2017.
Chapter luncheon at Patriots Landing on June 11, 2017.
Chapter luncheon at Patriots Landing on June 11, 2017.
Chapter luncheon at Patriots Landing on June 11, 2017.
Chapter luncheon at Patriots Landing on June 11, 2017.

Upcoming events

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • Sturbridge, Massachusetts

    New England Region Annual Conference

    Publick House Historic Inn and Restaurant
    277 Main Street (RT 131)
    Sturbridge, Massachusetts

    Many thanks to the Mountain Laurel Chapter for organizing our Conference

    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Oklahoma City, OK

    South Central Region Conference
    Saturday, April 27, 2019
    8:30-4:00
    Hilton Garden Inn Airport
    801 S Meridan
    Oklahoma City, OK

    View additional details - including registration information - here.


    • 27 Apr 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Clayton, Ohio

    Midwest Region Conference
    April 27, 2019 at 10:00 am
    Clayton, Ohio

    Click here for registration form and details

    • 3 May 2019
    • 4 May 2019
    • Hilton Palm Springs

    Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.
    71st Annual South West Region Conference
    Hosted by the South West Region Executive Board
    May 3 & 4, 2019
    Hilton Palm Springs
    400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

    View details, registration fee and more

    • 9 May 2019

    GSW's Founder, Marie Speer, will be celebrating her 98th birthday on May 9, 2019.  

    She loves to get cards and well wishes from GSW members and friends - see more about our founder here.


    • 10 Jul 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • 13 Jul 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Luxor, Las Vegas, NV
    Register

    74th Annual Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.
    National Convention
    July 10-13. 2019
    Luxor Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, Nevada

    View the itinerary 

    The Luxor Hotel is located at 3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd. on the Las Vegas strip and within walking distance to many other hotels and showrooms in the Las Vegas strip area.  There is also bus service that goes down the boulevard and to downtown Las Vegas.  The hotel is also adjacent to a metro train station that will take you to a number of stops on the strip.

    All rooms have an additional $30.00 resort fee that is charged daily for your stay.

    The Tower Premium Queen Room has two queen beds and is convenient to the convention area where the GSW convention business and meals will be held. These rooms also have TV, an in-room safe and free Wi Fi.

    Nightly Room Rates for the Tower Premium Queen Room:

    July 9, 10 and 11: $65
    July 12 & 13: $140
    July 14: $65

    Reservations may be made either online using the URL below, or by telephone directly using the Luxor’s Group Reservation Number. 

    The URL is:  https://book.passkey.com/go/GGOL0719LX

    Group Reservation Numbers are:  1-702-262-4450 / 1-800-288-1000

    Luxor Hotel Reservations must be made by June 3, 2019 in order to get the special rates shown above. 

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