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Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Hosts Honor Flight Veterans to Dinner; 6/26/2015

Front Royal 2382 Holds Veterans Appreciation Outing; 6/24/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Makes Two Deliveries to USO in June; 6/22/2015

SW Elks and Joe Handerhan Escort Veterans to D-Day Memorial; 6/17/2015

Ted Hess Letter to 2015 Veteran Volunteer Winner Gardner; 6/16/2015

Ted Hess Letter to 2015 Veteran Volunteer Winner Delap; 6/16/2015

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Plans Fishing Trip with Vets July 17; 6/16/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 and Local KoC host Bingo for VAMC; 6/15/2015

Front Royal 2382 Holds Annual Flag Day Service June 6; 6/7/2015

Hampton 366 has Hampton Fire Dept. Rescue its POW/MIA Flag; 6/4/2015

Virginia Beach 2268 to Hold Flag Day Ceremony June 7; 6/3/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Delivers Food to Reagan USO in May; 6/3/2015

Staunton 351 to Hold Skeet Shoot for Wounded Warriors; 6/2/2015

Charlottesville 389 Participates in Wreath Laying Ceremony; 5/31/2015

Front Royal 2382 Celebrates a Veteran's Centennial Birthday; 5/31/2015

Virginia Beach 2268 Participates in Memorial Day Ceremony; 5/27/2015

Several SE Lodges Participate in Fair Day at Hampton VAMC; 5/23/2015

Danville 227 Feeds Veterans at Local VA CBOC; 5/15/2015

Alexandria 758 to Celebrate "Rolling Thunder" Memorial Day; 5/14/2015

Front Royal 2382 Installs Plaque on Local CBOC Garden Beds; 5/5/2015

Loudoun 2406 Donates Trailer to Young Marines Unit; 4/20/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Delivers Food to Reagan USO in March; 4/10/2015

Virginia Beach 2268 Donates Food Vouchers to NAS Oceana; 4/6/2015

Petersburg 237 Donates Toiletries and Books to Local VAMC; 4/5/2015

Hampton 366 Holds Monthly Bingo for Veterans at Hampton VAMC; 4/4/2015

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Re-Supply Dulles USO 3-18-15; 3/30/2015

Front Royal 2382 "Turns up the Heat" at Local VAMC; 3/17/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Celebrates Thanksgiving in March; 3/17/2015

Re-Creation USA performs at Hampton VAMC March 9; 3/10/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Lauded by Senior Marine for USO Work; 3/7/2015

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Stock Dulles USO in February; 3/4/2015

Front Royal 2382 Holds "Bowling for Books" at Local VAMC; 3/3/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Delivers to Reagan USO in February; 3/3/2015

Danville 227 Serves Brunswick Stew to Veterans at Local CBOC; 2/22/2015

Don't Forget to Catch Re-Creation USA on March 9 or 10!!; 2/20/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Holds Super Basket Raffle at SB Party; 2/10/2015

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Stock Dulles USO for January; 2/10/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 and KofC Treat VAMC Veterans to Bingo; 2/5/2015

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Does December Food Runs to Reagan USO; 1/5/2015

Obituary Details for Charles Edward (Chuck) Jordan, Jr.; 12/28/2014

Woodbridge 2355 News of Recent Lodge Activities; 12/17/2014

Loudoun 2406 Hosts Young Marines Banquet on November 2; 12/14/2014

Charlottesville 389 Delivers Poinsettias to Area Veterans; 12/12/2014

Martinsville 1752 Holds Christmas Party at Salem VAMC; 12/6/2014

Front Royal 2382 Delivers Wheel Chair Gloves to Local VAMC; 12/3/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Delivers "Just in Time" to Dulles USO; 12/2/2014

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Deliver Supplies to Dulles USO; 11/25/2014

Charlottesville 389 Honors Area Veterans in November; 11/25/2014

Petersburg 237's Eric Hamilton Honors our Veterans; 11/19/2014

Bedford 2844 Delivers Assorted Goodies to Salem VAMC; 11/13/2014

Staunton 351 Holds Veterans Day Program on November 9; 11/12/2014

Bev Hamby Veterans Day Letter to the VEA; 11/11/2014

Bedford 2844 Commended by Sons of The American Revolution; 11/11/2014

Martinsville 1752 Holds Veterans Appreciation Dinner Nov 8; 11/10/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Has Annual Veterans Day Program; 11/10/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 makes USO Food Delivery November 7; 11/10/2014

Fredericksburg 875 Holds Veterans Day Ceremony November 9; 11/10/2014

Pulaski 1067 Holds Another Successful Veterans Day Concert; 11/10/2014

Loudoun 2406 Hosts "Freedom/Honor Flight" Veterans at Lodge; 11/9/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Hosts Bingo at Martinsburg WV VAMC; 11/4/2014

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Stock Dulles USO 9-17, 10-15; 11/4/2014

Pulaski 1067 Invites All to its Veterans Recognition Concert; 11/3/2014

Front Royal 2382 Gives Checks, Certificate at ENF Breakfast; 11/3/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Makes Supply Run to Reagan USO 10-24; 10/27/2014

Hampton 366 Ladies of the Elks Send Goody Boxes to Troops; 10/21/2014

Pulaski 1067 Reminder of Free Veterans Concert 11-9-14; 10/12/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Stocks Reagan Airport USO 10-3-14; 10/7/2014

GER John Amen Proclaims November Veterans Remembrance Month; 9/28/2014

Loudoun 2406 Sends Vet Athletes off to Invictus Games, 9-6-14; 9/26/2014

Pulaski 1067 to Hold Veterans Recognition Concert 11-9-14; 9/16/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 and KofC Hold Bingo for Vets at VAMC; 9/9/2014

Southwest District Lodges Join to Feed Salem VAMC Vets; 9/5/2014

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Takes Veterans on Fishing Trip; 9/1/2014

Danville 227 Holds Cookout for Area Veterans at Local CBOC; 8/10/2014

Photos of Southwest District's Veterans Event May 18; 7/16/2014

Staunton 351 Helps Veteran-Students at BRCC with ENF Grant; 7/9/2014

Staunton 351 and Elroy T. Elk March in July 4 Parade; 7/8/2014

Southwest District Lodges Join for a Cookout for Veterans; 7/5/2014

Martinsville 1752 Entertains Veterans at Salem VAMC June 17; 7/2/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Aids Reagan USO Again June 27; 6/30/2014

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Seeks Funds for "Sponsor a Vet"; 6/25/2014

Bedford 2844 Holds Flag Day Ceremony at D-Day Memorial; 6/21/2014

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Hosts 35 Veterans to Tides Ballgame; 6/20/2014

Virginia Beach 2268 Flag Day Publicized in Local Navy Paper; 6/20/2014

More on Staunton 351 Flag Day Ceremony; 6/19/2014

Ted Hess Letter to Robert Clark, Veteran Volunteer of the Year; 6/17/2014

Lodges 758, 2188, 2406, and 2512 Join in Flag Day Ceremony; 6/16/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Stocks Reagan Airport USO Again; 6/16/2014

Roanoke 197 Holds Flag Day Ceremony Saturday June 14; 6/16/2014

Pulaski 1067's Flag Display in Honor of Flag Day; 6/15/2014

Galax 2212 Hosts Memorial Day Ceremony Held by Local VFW; 6/9/2014

Staunton 351 Lays Wreath in Honor of D-Day; 6/8/2014

Charlottesville 389 Participates in Wreath Laying on May 26; 6/5/2014

Woodbridge 2355 Treats Warriors to Trip to Atlantic City; 6/3/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 and K of C Visit Martinsburg VAMC; 6/3/2014

Lodges 38, 315, 366, and 2268 Host Veterans at VA Fair; 6/3/2014

Bedford 2844 to Host Flag Day Ceremony at D-Day Memorial; 6/1/2014

Virginia Beach 2268 Participates in Wreath Laying; 6/1/2014

Virginia Beach 2268 Walks in Bataan Death March Memorial; 6/1/2014

Roanoke 197 Honors Deceased Veterans with Pool Side Ceremony; 5/27/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Continues to Help Reagan Airport USO; 3/17/2014

Onancock 1766 Raises over $30,000 for Local Veteran; 3/12/2014

Front Royal 2382 Donates Supplies and Games to Local VAMC; 2/20/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 USO Food Delivery Girls Day Out; 2/10/2014

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Celebrate One Year Helping USO; 1/30/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Gets Thank You Letter from USO; 1/17/2014

Re-Creation USA to Perform at Two Virginia VAMCs in March; 1/16/2014

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Supports Reagan USO in January; 1/15/2014

D-Day Memorial Thanks VEA and Elks for Luminary Support; 1/7/2014

Fredericksburg 875 Holds Social-Helps Veterans; 1/4/2014

Lynchburg 321 Remembers Kids and Vets This Christmas; 1/1/2014

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Gives Christmas Trees to VAMC Patients; 12/24/2013

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Supports Reagan Airport USO ; 12/24/2013

Woodbridge 2355 Report of Recent Lodge Activities ; 12/19/2013

Fredericksburg 875 Helps with Wreath Laying at Quantico; 12/18/2013

Staunton 351 Provides Coffee, Snacks to Staunton Vet Clinic; 12/17/2013

Martinsville 1752 Supports Veterans with Gifts and Food; 12/8/2013

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Supports USO at Reagan Airport; 11/27/2013

Norfolk 38 Visits Veterans at Local Hospital on Veterans Day ; 11/23/2013

Martinsville 1752 Holds Veterans Event November 16 ; 11/19/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 Holds Candlelight Vigil on Veterans Day; 11/19/2013

Lynchburg 321 Supports Veterans and MDA; 11/17/2013

Front Royal 2382 Donates Hobby Supplies to Martinsburg VAMC; 11/17/2013

Staunton 351 Honors Area Veterans on 11-10-13; 11/14/2013

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Honors Veterans on 11-10-13; 11/13/2013

Loudoun 2406 Hosts Three Honor Flights in October 2013; 11/13/2013

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Serve USO at Dulles Airport; 11/13/2013

Pulaski 1067's "Old Pros" Veterans Concert a Huge Success; 11/12/2013

Fredericksburg 875 Holds Veterans Day Service Nov 10; 11/12/2013

Roanoke 197 Donates $500 for Luminaries to D-Day Memorial; 10/28/2013

Bedford 2844's VEA Lodge D-Day Memorial Luminary Challenge; 10/24/2013

Front Royal 2382 Holds Tailgate Party at Martinsburg VAMC; 10/23/2013

Pulaski 1067 to Hold Veterans Recognition Concert 11-10-2013; 10/17/2013

Front Royal 2382 Gives Wheelchair Gloves to Martinsburg VAMC; 10/10/2013

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Aids Martinsburg VAMC Annual Carnival; 10/1/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 Holds "Vet-Run" for Vets at Hampton VAMC; 9/26/2013

Charlottesville 389 and Members Treat Vets to "Honor Flight"; 9/26/2013

Charlottesville 389 Holds Operation HEART Golf Tourney; 9/18/2013

Southwest District Lodges Do Cookout for Vets at Salem VAMC; 9/13/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 to Hold 16th Annual Vets Run 9-15-2013; 9/10/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 Needs Your Pop Top Tabs; 9/1/2013

"Honor Flight" to be Shown in Charlottesville on 9-22-13; 8/28/2013

Front Royal 2382 Entertains Veterans at Martinsburg VAMC; 8/26/2013

Hampton 366 Treats Veterans to Trip to Hampton Cup Regatta; 8/26/2013

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Give Support to USO 7-12-13; 8/25/2013

Va. Veterans Services Foundation Letter to Ladies of VEA; 8/24/2013

WV Elks Invite VA Elks to Re-Creation Show at Martinsburg; 8/24/2013

Fredericksburg 875 to Hold Beach Party for Veterans Project; 8/21/2013

Petersburg 237 Donates Food and Snacks to Ft. Lee USO; 8/20/2013

Staunton 351 Holds Skeet Shoot for Wounded Warriors; 8/20/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 to Hold Potluck Fundraiser for Veterans; 8/15/2013

Fredericksburg 875 to Hold "End of Summer Bash" for Warriors; 8/4/2013

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Supply USO with Freezer; 8/2/2013

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2513 Continue Aid to USO for June; 8/1/2013

Woodbridge 2355 Treats 21 Vets to Trip to Atlantic City; 8/1/2013

Staunton 351 to Hold Skeet Shoot for Wounded Warriors; 7/22/2013

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 to Treat 30 Veterans to Baseball; 7/17/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 Flag Day 2013; 6/25/2013

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Takes 28 from Hampton VAMC Fishing; 6/25/2013

Lester Hess Letter to Mr Jordan; 6/18/2013

Lester Hess Letter to DD Shiflett; 6/18/2013

2013-14 National Veterans Service Commission Freedom Grant; 6/9/2013

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 to hold Fishing Trips for Vets; 6/7/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 Program for Flag Day Ceremony June 9; 6/6/2013

Loudoun 2406 and Manassas 2512 Continue to Support USO; 6/4/2013

Charlottesville 389 Lays Wreath at 2013 Memorial Day Service; 5/30/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 Participates in Memorial Day Observance; 5/29/2013

Alexandria 758 to Hold Rolling Thunder Cookout May 25-27; 5/18/2013

Virginia Beach 2268 Entertains Vets at Hampton VAMC Fair; 5/16/2013

VEA Southwest District to Hold Spring Cookout at Salem VAMC; 5/8/2013

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Joins 758 and 2355 to Supply USO; 4/17/2013

Re-Creation Marches through Virginia; 3/14/2013

Re-Creation Performance at Hampton VAMC is Cancelled; 3/5/2013

Alexandria 758 Supports the USO at Reagan Airport ; 2/11/2013

Re-Creation USA is Coming to a Virginia VAMC Near You ; 2/2/2013

P-C 82 and Santa and his Vets Host Christmas for the Kids ; 12/17/2012

Fredericksburg 875 Elks Help Decorate Veterans Graves ; 12/16/2012

Charlottesville 389 Takes Poinsettias to Vets and Shut-Ins ; 12/8/2012

Charlottesville 389 Honors Veterans at Three Events ; 11/22/2012

Martinsville 1752 has Veterans Appreciation Dinner 11-10-12 ; 11/17/2012

Veteran Volunteer of the Year Award 2013 ; 11/13/2012

Warrenton-Culpeper 2737 Sponsors 17 Veterans for Breakfast ; 11/13/2012

Staunton 351 Holds Veterans Day Luncheon ; 11/11/2012

Arlington-Fairfax 2188 Holds Benefit for Veterans ; 10/29/2012

Pulaski 1067 Again Holds "Old Pros" Concert for Veterans; 10/21/2012

Lodges 2406, 2355, and 2512 Collaborate to Serve Veterans; 10/11/2012

Fredericksburg 875 Holds 5th Annual Veterans Bass Outing; 9/28/2012

Virginia Beach 2268 Holds 15th Annual Veterans Run; 9/27/2012

Arlington_Fairfax 2188 Treats Veterans at Martinsburg VAMC; 9/17/2012

Bedford 2844 Helps with Southwest District Veterans Cookout; 9/15/2012

Loudoun 2406 Holds Annual Cook-out at Martinsburg VAMC; 9/12/2012

Fredericksburg 875 to Hold Fishing Event for Veterans; 8/28/2012

Veterans Hospital Canteen Books; 8/28/2012

Message of Thanks from Don DeLap, State Veterans Chair; 8/14/2012

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Sponsors Fishing Trip for Veterans; 8/3/2012

Loudoun 2406 Donates a US Flag to Local Nursing Home; 7/27/2012

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 hosts Veterans Night at Harbor Park; 7/19/2012

Front Royal 2382 Hosts Veterans for Dinner and Games; 7/17/2012

Woodbridge 2355 Recent News and Events; 7/9/2012

Loudoun 2406 Holds Flag Day Ceremonies; 6/25/2012

Bedford 2844 holds Flag Day Program, 6-10-12; 6/24/2012

Virginia Beach 2268 Recent Flag Day News Feature ; 6/21/2012

Ted Hess Letter to PER Woodson, Fredericksburg 875 ; 6/18/2012

Ted Hess Letter to ER Mawn, Woodbridge 2355 ; 6/18/2012

Inspiring Photo of an Eagle "Standing Guard" in Vet Cemetery ; 6/16/2012

Roanoke 197 Holds Flag Day Ceremony, 6-10-12 ; 6/13/2012

Virginia Beach 2268 Flag Day Service, 6-10-12 ; 6/11/2012

Charlottesville 389 Lays Wreath at Memorial Day Service ; 6/7/2012

Bedford 2844 joins Roanoke 197 to have Cookout for Veterans; 5/31/2012

New Virginia Veterans ID Card to be Launched May 30 ; 5/24/2012

Portsmouth-Chesapeake 82 Holds Fish Fry to Benefit Veterans ; 5/20/2012

Volunteers Needed for Veterans Event in Richmond June 25-30; 4/4/2012

Grand Lodge Veteran Volunteer Survey Flyer; 3/28/2012

Virginia Beach 2268 15th Annual Vet Run Flyer; 3/7/2012

Fredericksburg 875 Ride for Warriors Benefit; 2/29/2012

Re-Creation to Perform at Salem and Richmond VAMCs; 2/27/2012

Elks in Action "Wounded Warrior Program"; 1/23/2012

Bedford 2844's Carl Wells Gives Clothing to Salem VAMC; 1/20/2012

Virginia Beach 2268 Presents 72,000th Dollar to Hampton VAMC; 1/17/2012

Bedford 2844 gives "Elk of the Year" to Roy McGuire; 1/12/2012

Re-Creation performs at Hampton VAMC January 2; 1/10/2012

Male and Female Veteran Volunteer Award; 1/2/2012

Re-Creation is coming to Hampton VAMC January 5 at 2 pm; 12/25/2011

Woodbridge Lodge 2355 Honors Veterans; 11/20/2011

Pulaski Lodge Veterans Day with the Old Pros Big Band; 11/18/2011

Petersburg 237 Veterans Day Ceremonies, November 11, 2011; 11/16/2011

Martinsville 1752 Holds Annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner; 11/15/2011

Veterans Day Ceremony at Alexandria Elks Lodge; 11/15/2011

Lodge 82 Thanks-for-Giving Veterans Appreciation Day; 11/13/2011

Bedford Lodge 2844 Holds Veterans Week Activities; 11/13/2011

Arlington-Fairfax Lodge 2188 Holds Two Veterans Activities; 11/9/2011

Fredericksburg Lodge holds Veterans Day Ceremony; 11/8/2011

Alexandria Lodge 758 Veterans Day Ceremony, 11-11-11; 11/8/2011

Manassas Lodge hosts Family Fun Day for Veterans, 11-12-11; 11/4/2011

Two Virginia Lodges get Freedom Grants for Veterans Projects; 10/29/2011

Veteran Volunteer of the Year Award; 10/25/2011

Fredericksburg Lodge 875 Annual Veterans' Day Ceremony; 10/11/2011

SUPPORT VETERANS, SPONSOR A GOLF HOLE, Bill Tennis; 10/1/2011

GER Carr Proclaims "National Veterans Remembrance Month."; 9/24/2011

Lodge 450 Hosts Scot King with Remember The Wounded Ride Inc; 9/17/2011

Pulaski Lodge 1067 Helps Sea Scouts Collect Retired Flags; 9/5/2011

Suffolk Lodge Helps Wounded Warriors to Enjoy Skydiving; 8/31/2011

Lodge 867 Aids Vet Orgs Fundraiser at Dukes of Hazzard Event; 8/25/2011

Bedford 2844 Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington Cemetery; 8/20/2011

Hampton Elks 366 Presents WII Programs and Games to Vets; 8/19/2011

Bill Tennis Note on Blue Star Museums; 8/19/2011

32nd Veterans Wheel Chair Games Brochure; 8/8/2011

Virginia Beach Vet Run 2011 Registration Flyer; 8/2/2011

Woodbridge Lodge 2355 provides Quilts to Wounded Warriors; 7/9/2011

Elks 366 Wounded Warrior Project Event; 7/1/2011

Virginia Beach Flag Day, 2011; 6/24/2011

Director Hennings' Letters Naming Charles Jordan VAVS Representative; 6/21/2011

State Sponsor Ted Hess Congratulates Linda Powell-Buskirk; 6/13/2011

State Sponsor Ted Hess Congratulates Paul J. Dacyczyn; 6/13/2011

State Sponsor Ted Hess' Letter About Retiring VAVS Representative Bestpitch.; 6/13/2011

Lodges 2512 and 2355 Honor America's Heroes; 6/8/2011

Lodge 2188 Homeless Veterans Event a Huge Success; 5/28/2011

Reminder of Lodge 2188 Homeless Veteran Event on May 22; 5/17/2011

Alexandria Lodge 758 Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Flyer; 4/23/2011

Don DeLap reports on the recent visit of Re-Creations to Virgina Veterans Centers; 3/11/2011

Winchester Elks honor Recovering Injured Marine; 2/6/2011

Norfolk Lodge 38 greets Veterans on Veterans Day at Applebee's; 12/3/2010

Norfolk Lodge 38 delivers Ditty Bags to Veterans on Veterans Day; 12/3/2010

Winchester Lodge Veterans Day Activities; 11/19/2010

Re-Creations coming back to area in March; 11/15/2010

Petersburg Lodge ER Places Memorial Wreath; 11/13/2010

Winchester Lodge Activities for National Drug Awareness Red Ribbon Week ; 10/28/2010

Winchester Va Elks Lodge 867 and Young Marines on Parade; 10/04/2010

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