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"We believe surviving spouses and dependent children need an organization dedicated solely to their needs, concerns, and welfare.”


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

    • 17 Jul 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • 22 Jul 2018
    • 11:00 AM
    • Minneapolis, MN
    Register

    73rd Annual Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. National Convention
    July 17-22. 2018
    Crowne Plaza Aire Hotel
    Bloomington, MN

    Download Itinerary --- Download Hotel Facts & Reservations --- Download Registration Form --- Download Parking & Shuttle Information --- Download After Convention Trip

    Itinerary

    TUESDAY, JULY 17

    1:00-4:00 pm General Registration Opens

    WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

    8:00 am-12 noon Board of Directors Meeting

    9:00 am-11:00 am Credentials Committee Ballot Counting

    9:00 am-12:00 noon General Registration

    12:00 noon-1:00 pm Lunch on Your Own

    1:00 pm-5:00 pm Board of Directors Meeting

    1:00 pm – 5:00 pm General Registration

    6:00 pm-8:00 pm Hospitality Welcome Reception

    THURSDAY, JULY 19

    9:00 am-11:30 am Board of Directors Meeting

    9:00 am-11:30 am General Registration

    11:30 am-1:00 pm Lunch on Your Own

    1:00 pm-5:00 pm Opening Session of the Business Meeting

    6:00 pm-8:30 pm President’s Reception/Dinner

    FRIDAY, JULY 20

    8:00 am-11:00 am Memorial Service for Deceased Spouse (wear Yellow & Caps)

    11:30 am-1:00 pm President’s Luncheon

    1:00 pm-5:30 pm Business Meeting Resumes

    Evening on Your Own

    SATURDAY, JULY 21

    8:00 am-9:00 am Memorial Service for Our Members

    9:00 am-11:30am Business Meeting Resumes

    12:00 noon-1:00 pm Lunch on Your Own

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm Business Meeting Resumes

    6:00pm-9:00 pm Installation Banquet

    SUNDAY, JULY 22

    8:00 am-10:00 am Board of Directors Meeting

    Optional Tour: Mississippi River Cruise - information/registration



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