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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

    • 10 Jun 2019
    • 6 Jul 2019
    • Various US Locations

    June 10th - Parkersburg, WV
    Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication (Monument
    page: http://hwwmohf.org/parkersburg-wv.html)

    June 15th - Estherville, IA
    Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication (Monument
    page: http://hwwmohf.org/estherville-ia.html)

    June 16th - Ft. Dodge, IA
    Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication ( Monument
    page: http://hwwmohf.org/ft-dodge-ia.html)

    June 29th - Reno, NV
    Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication (Monument
    page: http://hwwmohf.org/reno-nv.html)

    July 6th - Mansfield, OH
    Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Groundbreaking (Monument page: http://hwwmohf.org/mansfield-oh.html)

    • 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. 

Past events

27 May 2019 Memorial Day
26 May 2019 PBS National Memorial Day Concert 30th Anniversary
24 May 2019 TAPS 25th Anniversary
9 May 2019 GSW Founder Turns 98!
3 May 2019 South West Region Conference
27 Apr 2019 Midwest Region Conference
27 Apr 2019 South Central Region Conference
27 Apr 2019 New England Region Conference
13 Apr 2019 Middle Atlantic Region Conference
9 Apr 2019 Survivors Forum
5 Apr 2019 South East Region Conference
5 Apr 2019 Gold Star Wives Day
12 Mar 2019 Joint Hearing Senate & House Veteran's Affairs Committee
15 Dec 2018 Wreaths Across America Day
13 Nov 2018 Salute to the Armed Forces
11 Nov 2018 Veteran’s Day Events in Washington, D.C.
3 Aug 2018 Gold Star Family Day at the Ball Park
17 Jul 2018 2018 National Convention
24 May 2018 2018 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Memorial Day Ceremony - INVITE
24 May 2018 Memorial Day Events
28 Apr 2018 South Central Region Conference
28 Apr 2018 2018 Midwest Region Conference
28 Apr 2018 2018 North Central Region Conference
27 Apr 2018 South East Region Conference
13 Apr 2018 South West Region Conference
6 Apr 2018 2018 North West Region Conference
5 Apr 2018 Gold Star Wives Day
29 Mar 2018 National Vietnam War Veterans Day
14 Mar 2018 Joint Hearing of the Senate and House Veterans Affairs Committees
16 Dec 2017 Wreaths across America
10 Dec 2017 Wreaths Across America
9 Dec 2017 Snowball Express XII
10 Nov 2017 Birmingham Veterans Day Activities
11 Jul 2017 GSW National Convention

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Gold Star Wives is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that is capable of providing services to the active duty and service-connected military surviving spouses.

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Phone: 1-888-751-6350

Washington DC Office
200 N.Glebe Road Rm 435
Arlington, VA 22203-3755

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)4 National Military Widow/Widowers Service Organization chartered by the United States Congress. Donations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as trade or business expenses.

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