11/6/17 MSAWI Stars for Our Troops Preparation Night, Richboro, PA

WOW!! What a HUGE turnout (approx. 100 attendees!!)…that’s right…100!!!… and what a SUPER mission…ALL for our troops and Veterans! Thank you to Rock United Girl Scouts and their family members along with Brownies and Girl Scouts from surrounding areas. A HUGE thank you to AHW members…Elin, Laura ( and family!), Lee Cannon, Lost, Bikerider, Tom O’Shea, Flip Flop Peppermint Patty and Tom, Meatball (and all) and Marge for ALL of your hard work and support! Thank you to Channel 6 for the great support you always provide A Hero’s Welcome missions!

In addition to preparing MSAWI Stars for our Troops (and a surprise FaceTime with Esther Wolfer!), Beads for Our Heroes, and Letters to Our Troops…Everyone’s donations filled 12 packages for an Army Special Forces 12 Member team!! These packages were requested by the father of one of the Army Special Forces members. EVERYONE received Stars to take with them to present on Veteran’s Day and experience that powerful moment.

🇺🇸 Thank you to ALL!!!! 🇺🇸

They’re off!!! 12 packages on the way to the Army Special Forces team!!! Thanks to A Hero’s Welcome, our member and supporter Lee C., Rock United Girl Scouts and others from surrounding areas. Thanks, too, for the tremendous assistance of the Richboro Post Office (employee on the right is a Veteran and was presented a star!)

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11/6/17 MSAWI Stars for Our Troops Preparation Night, Richboro, PA

Our last starry starry night was such a great success, that we are doing it again!

Join A Hero’s Welcome and our local Girl Scouts of America for a Patriotic evening preparing MSAWI Stars for Our Troops, beads for our Heroes, and letter writing to our service members!!

(We’ll have scissors…but it’s recommended to bring a pair.)

Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Location:
Northampton Township Free Library
25 Upper Holland Road
Richboro, PA 18954
https://www.google.com/maps/preview?dad … ,+PA+18954

All are welcome…but space is limited.
Please RSVP to gro.e1511461262mocle1511461262w-sor1511461262eha@a1511461262dnerb1511461262 or gro.e1511461262mocle1511461262w-sor1511461262eha@n1511461262ile1511461262

Happy 10th Birthday A Hero’s Welcome!

Happy 10th Birthday A Hero’s Welcome!

Thank you to Sharon Hyland Sisbarro for turning your vision into a reality, you are an inspiration! … and thank you to the members of A Hero’s Welcome who have joined together to say WELCOME HOME to our American Heroes.
These past 10 years have flown by… It’s been an honor and privilege to work with you to ‘Ensure that ALL Service Members Get the Proper Welcome Home” .

This is one special team!

7/12/17 8th Annual Vlahos Dunn Insurance Golf Outing  benefiting Veterans, Elks #814 Veterans’ Committee & Montgomery County Community College

Attention Golfers !    Vlahos Dunn Insurance wants YOU!

8th Annual Vlahos Dunn Insurance Golf Outing 

Proceeds benefit the following:
United States Veterans, Elks #814 Veterans’ Gommittee, Montgomery Gounty Community Gollege

Wednesday July 12, 2017
Twin Ponds Golf Gourse

Proceeds benefit the following:
United States Veterans
Elks #814 Veterans’ Gommittee
Montgomery Gounty Gommunity Gollege

Contact Jim Vlahos moc.n1511461262nudso1511461262halv@1511461262sohal1511461262vj1511461262 or  Dave Reidenouer moc.l1511461262oa@bq1511461262mmrd1511461262

UPDATE! ATTENTION VIETNAM VETERANS! 3/29/16 Vietnam War Commemoration Program NE Phila.

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ATTENTION VIETNAM VETERANS WHO REGISTERED FOR THE COMMEMORATION PROGRAM AND DID NOT RECEIVE THEIR A HERO’S WELCOME CERTIFICATE:  
A HERO’S WELCOME WILL BE AT THE SOUTHAMPTON ROAD ARMORY ON MAY 9, 2016 AND MAY 11, 2016 FROM 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM TO DISTRIBUTE YOUR CERTIFICATES.  
ONLY VIETNAM VETERANS WHO REGISTERED FOR THE ORIGINAL PROGRAM ON MARCH 29 WILL HAVE CERTIFICATES PREPARED.   
THANK YOU! IT’S BEEN AN HONOR TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEMORABLE EVENT.  
WELCOME HOME!
 Photos by Robert Castaldi, Sr. (father of our own, Rob Castaldi)
Photos by Jeff ” Bikerider” Story, Thanks Jeff!
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THANK YOU for your support! We are truly grateful to have the opportunity to present our Hero’s Welcome certificates to close to 500 Vietnam Veterans!!!   The number of Veterans who have responded continues to grow.
Thank you to the members of A Hero’s Welcome who have volunteered to help,   please arrive by 1:00 pm.  There will be parking  available behind the Armory in the Motor pool area.
Please let the guard know you are with AHW and they will let you park in the fenced area and will direct you to the doors available for you to come into the building from the parking area.
Please text me if you have any questions or problems.  My cell is 610-327-2916.
Date: March 29, 2016
Program begins at:  3 p.m.  Doors open at 2:00pm
Pennsylvania National Guard Armory

2700 Southampton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154.

ALL HANDS ON DECK.. A HERO’S WELCOME NEEDS YOU!

A Hero’s Welcome will be partnering with the Association of the U.S. Army, the  Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  We will be presenting a personalized “Welcome Home” certificate to  every Vietnam Veteran in attendance and we are asking for members of A Hero’s Welcome to assist with this opportunity to say “Thank you” to our HEROES! 
Please comment below if you would like to join us on Tuesday 3/29/16 or have any questions. We are asking all volunteers to arrive by 1:00 pm.

Vietnam Veterans and their families are invited to receive a long overdue “thank you” for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States at this commemoration ceremony.

Date: March 29, 2016
Time:  3 p.m.
Pennsylvania National Guard Armory
2700 Southampton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154.
Doors open at 2:00 pmPurple Heart recipient and Vietnam War veteran Army Lt. Gen. Jerry Sinn, Ret., will also provide a keynote address on his experiences as a “tunnel rat” and leader of a Rome Plow team.
There will also be a live performance by the USO Show Troupe!
Military service veterans who served during the years of the Vietnam War and relatives of fallen veterans, please  RSVP at 215-737-5700 or *protected email* to be honored at the program. 
Within the RSVP, attendees are asked to state their name, telephone number, number of expected guests and if they require special assistance.
Doors open at 2 p.m.
Vietnam War Commemoration Program
March 29, 2016, 3 p.m. (Doors open at 2 p.m.)
Pennsylvania National Guard Armory
2700 Southampton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154
RSVP at 215-737-5700 or *protected email*

5/21/16 By Vets for Vets Mini-Stand Down Reading, PA

The Original Veterans’ Mini-Stand Down in Reading will
officially move to the THIRD Saturday of every month, starting May 21st,
2016. 

Every third Saturday, 10:00 am -12:00 noon this group gathers to feed and clothe homeless veterans. If you were looking for a way to directly help veterans in need,

THIS IS IT!     Please donate or come out and help if you are able. 

link to location of Stand Down: https://www.google.com/maps/place/40%C2%B020’08.1%22N+75%C2%B054’52.8%22W/@40.3355981,-75.9168537,674m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0

Please distribute this information far and wide – we need ALL our LOCAL
Veterans and their families to understand the opportunity this presents
them.

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PA 7/8/15 6th Annual Vlahos Dunn Insurance Golf Outing Benefiting Area Veterans Gilbertsville, PA

Dear Supporters,

Spring has sprung ! The 6th Annual Vlahos Dunn Insurance Golf Outing is just around the corner. July 8th will be make it our 6th year of supporting those who served in our military. Last year was our best and hoping with the continued support from all of you we will continue to give to those who have given so much in a very unselfish manor. Please reserve the date and plan on a great day of golf, food, beer, and fun with friends at the best golf outing ever for a great cause. I hope to hear from you soon.

Thank you for your continued support.

James W. Vlahos   USAF “73-83”   contact: moc.n1511461262nudso1511461262halv@1511461262sohal1511461262vj1511461262

DATE: July 8, 2015

Location: Twin Ponds Golf Course, 700 Gilbertsville Rd, Gilbertsville, PA 19525 

http://www.twinpondsgolf.com/directions.html

 Time: 12:00 registration, 1:00 Shot gun, Dinner at 5:30,