Del Webb Volunteers Support M.O.T.S. Scholarship Fundraiser

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Del Webb veterans group volunteers to help M.O.T.S. at 2019 Sarasota County Fair

21 Volunteers Assist Manasota Operation Troop Support Scholarship Fundraiser Twenty one volunteers from the Del Webb Lakewood Ranch AVMS group supported Manasota Operation Troop Support’s scholarship fundraiser on March 23 at this year’s Sarasota County Fair. “This is our group’s first year volunteering to assist M.O.T.S.,” said Vice-Commander Jerry Hufford, “but it certainly won’t be our last.” AVMS Commander Herman … Read More

Veterans Group To Host Vanessa Baugh Manatee County Commissioner on June 11

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Monthly Meeting To Host Vanessa Baugh Manatee County Commissioner In June our Lakewood Ranch veterans group monthly meeting will host Vanessa Baugh, Manatee County District Five Commissioner. Commissioner Baugh Presenting “State of Manatee County” The honorable Commissioner Vanessa Baugh will present a “The State of the County” address at our general membership meeting. This is a one-of-a-kind meeting that every … Read More

Veterans Group To Host Karen Conkel from GuideDogs.org on May 14

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Monthly Meeting To Host Karen Conkel from GuideDogs.org In May our Lakewood Ranch veterans group monthly meeting will host Karen Conkel, an Ambassador handler from GuideDogs.org. People with vision loss are young and old, students and professionals, parents and grandparents, husbands and wives, sons and daughters. Some have been blind all their lives; others lose vision unexpectedly, suddenly, and the … Read More

Next DWLWR Veterans and Military Supporters Meeting: April 9th at 6:30pm in the Oasis Club House

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Veterans Group Monthly Meeting Hosts Shannon Feinroth In April our Lakewood Ranch veterans group monthly meeting will host Shannon Feinroth an Elder Law Paralegal for the local Life Law Firm in Sarasota. This meeting is so important to our community we can’t limit it to just our membership. Attendance will be open to the entire Del Webb Lakewood Ranch community. … Read More

Member of the Quarter: Debbie Pye

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Debbie Pye

Member of the Quarter: Debbie Pye A.V.M.S is proud to recognize Debbie Pye as our next Member of the Quarter. As you will see Debbie has a history of always helping others. Period. She is the Founder of Putnam Shoes For Children based in Hurricane, West Virginia. As group leader for the Del Webb Ladies Luncheon, she has met so … Read More

Operation Outreach To Serve Del Webb Community

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Operation Outreach To Serve Del Webb Community With pleasure we announce that the Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters (DWLRAVMS) – under the leadership of Commander Herman Martinez and Vice Commander Jerry Hufford – has commissioned a new service for all our community residents known as "Operation Outreach." The focus of Operation Outreach is twofold: To … Read More

February 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes

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DWLRAVMS February 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes Attendance: 26 members present indicating a quorum. Excused absence: Secretary P. Sefton. Call to Order: The meeting was called to order by Commander Martinez at 6:35pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Director-at-Large, Ernie Wawrowicz . An invocation was given by Commander Herman Martinez. He welcomed everyone to today’s meeting. Commander Herman Martinez … Read More

Lakewood Ranch Veterans Group Donates Bike to Turning Points

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Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters’ monthly meeting on February 12 featured the donation of a nearly new road bike to Turning Points spokesperson Edwin Robinson, who was our guest speaker. “A resident of our Del Webb community passed away shortly after purchasing a high quality road bike,” explained AVMS Commander Herman Martinez. “His wife was … Read More

Next DWLWR Veterans and Military Supporters Meeting: March 12th at 6:30pm in the Oasis Club House

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In March, we host Ambassador Deb Kehoe (Left in picture) who represents Homes For Our Troops. HFOT is a wonderful organization that provides debt-free housing for those combat-wounded veterans who can no longer be employable. AVMS Commander Herman Martinez was personally involved in a similar program in the Orlando area. “I can tell you, it brings you chills when you … Read More

Next DWLWR Veterans and Military Supporters Meeting: February 12th at 6:30pm in the Oasis Club House

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Lakewood Ranch Veterans Group Monthly Meeting February 12 Come join us for our Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters February meeting on Tuesday, February 12. Our guest speaker for the meeting is Mr. Edwin Robinson, Program Manager for Turning Points, a local community and Veterans service organization “Yellow Ribbon Program”. This is a wonderful cause in … Read More