Larry Reynolds & Hank Snow (Post 2813) Receive Congessional Honors

Doug LaMalfa, U.S. representative for California’s 1st congressional district recently honored Larry Reynolds and Hank Snow of AMVETS Post 2813 in Chico with Congressional Awards recognizing their contributions to their community and to the Veterans of Chico.

Larry has Been a Member of AMVETS since 2009 and is 93 years old, he also assists on the Chico Veterans Honor Guard every chance he gets.

Hank Snow Has logged more than 14,000 hours with the Boys and Girls Club as an employee and as AMVETS Volunteer. He has been a Commander of another VSO, and served our Nation through his career spanning 3 branches of service, Army, Navy and Airforce.

These two gentlemen are well deserving of these awards and AMVETS Department of California celebrates them both upon receiving this momentous honor.

National Updates Lifetime Membership Dues for 2023-24

Per AMVETS National, Lifetime Membership dues have changed on September 1, 2023 according to the following age-based tiers:

Age tierPrice
Up to 55$500
(National $250, CA Dept retains $125, Post retains $125)
(National $200, CA Dept retains $100, Post retains $100)
(National $150, CA Dept retains $75, Post retains $75)
Lifetime Membership dues effective 9/1/23

To convert your membership, contact:
[email protected]
1 877 526 1339

CA Service Foundation honors AMVETS Dept. of California

Our colleagues at AMVETS Department of California Serivce Foundation recently recognized our team and leadership at our department for support in their vital AMVETSONE mission to go beyond just raising awareness — to foster institutional change and make a direct impact in the lives of veterans by promoting avenues for Healing, Hope and Honor in the lives of veterans.

Thank you to our Service Foundation and their AMVETSONE committee for their impactful work on this very important cause. We are proud to support you all the way!

AMVETS Post 56 (Tulare) Fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse — September 27

If you love barbecue and live near our Tulare Post 56, please support our fundraiser partnership with Texas Roadhouse on Wednesday, September 27. The fundraiser will run from 3-9p, and 10% of all proceeds from your food orders to our post and their mission in Tulare and the surrounding area.

AMVETS Podcast: April 2023 — AMVETSONE

AMVETSONE 1st Vice Commander Jeff Lukens, and Lance talk about the impact of AMVETSONE 2022, and the plans for the upcoming AMVETSONE 2023 tour this year.

AMVETS Podcast: March 2023 — VA Services with Lucas Corriea 

Lucas Corriea, MPA, USMC Veteran and Assistant Chief/Voluntary Service Officer Center for Development and Civic Engagement (CDCE) joins us to tell us more about the VA Voluntary Service, the largest volunteer program in the Federal government. Lucas is committed to his role in bridging the gap between how the Federal government and community resources collaborate to help veterans.