NEWS! NEWS! NEWS!
Our AMVETS Department of Indiana Winter Conference will soon be here. The dates are December 5th, 6th and 7th, 2014.There will be a banquet ($25 per meal) and gift exchange ($10 limit) the evening of the 6th. Download a draft copy of the agenda here . Please read it closely and let me know of any changes that need to be made. I have not gotten input from the other organizations so if you have an event you want scheduled please let me know as soon as possible.
The gift exchange will be the same as in years past. Men will bring gifts for other men and women will bring gifts for other women.
The Special Olympics Basketball schedule is listed on the agenda. Please come at the time period and location for your District. District Commanders - please have your District Programs Officers verify that the posts are getting credit for their participating members.
VA Dental Insurance Program
Did you know that the VA now has a dental insurance program? Well - they do! It appears to be a great program and I've heard nothing but praises from those that have already joined. You do have 2 options and the information I received was saying that the Delta Dental Program was much better but you all need to get the information and decide for yourself. For more information click here.
The Military & Veterans Coalition of Indiana
2015 Legislative GOALS V9
Our Legislative Director Mr. Tom Burks has just supplied us with the new version of the 2015 Legislative GOALS. If you're at all interested in Veteran Legislation in the state of Indiana you can download a copy here.This is a very interesting read and we as members of the AMVETS organization should do our best to keep up-to-date with legislation that can help make Indiana a better place for our Veterans.
National Membership Drive
National has come up with a membership drive to reward those who are doing a great job on recruiting. They call it the 'Recruit 5 Membership Drive' and for every 5 new members you recruit you will receive a challenge coin and an entry into a drawing for a cellphone and a weeks vacation in California. For more information click here.
2015 Membership Guide
The 2015 membership guide is now online by clicking on the menu choice to the right. If anyone finds errors or any other problems including unanswered questions make sure you let me know as soon as possible. You can also download a copy to view offline here.