Memorial Day Celebration 2022

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Memorial Day Celebration 2022 On Monday May 30th, Del Webb Association of Veterans and Military Supporters held our annual Memorial Day Celebration 2022 as American flags lined the entrances to our community. Tribute was paid to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great country.

Tribute to Heroes Parade 2022

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Tribute to Heroes Parade 2022 Del Webb’s Association of Veterans and Military Supporters marched in the Lakewood Ranch Tribute to Heroes Parade on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch on Sunday May 22, 2022. Here are some pictures of the AVMS participants: Many thanks to Lakewood Ranch and the Lakewood Ranch VFW for a great event, for inviting us to be … Read More

Jerry E. Hufford

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Jerry E. Hufford: In Memoriam On Feb. 8, 2022, the Del Webb community and AVMS lost a friend and leader with the sudden passing of Jerry E. Hufford. Jerry served as Commander of AVMS since 2020 and was the guiding force behind the programs and projects that AVMS sponsored. All of which carried the theme that was Jerry – helping … Read More

AVMS Board of Directors Positions

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The Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters Board of Directors had three positions whose terms expire December 31, 2021: Commander Secretary Member-at-Large There was one nomination for each Board of Directors position, removing the requirement for an election. The successful nominees are: Jerry Hufford – Commander Linda Chambers – Secretary Joe Ward – Member-at-Large

AVMS Holiday Golf Cart Parade 2021

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AVMS Holiday Golf Cart Parade 2021 The AVMS Holiday Golf Cart Parade 2021 on Friday, December 10 evening was another great event! You guys are so talented, the Holiday Golf Cart Parade just gets better every year. Enjoy these pictures of your festive creativity. 2021 Golf Cart Parade Winners Our winners this year: Third Place – The Nutcracker Cart – … Read More

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2021

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2021 Del Webb Lakewood Ranch’s Veterans and Military Supporters held its Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony on December 7, 2021. Ken Anderson offered the Invocation to start the ceremony. Here are some pictures from the event: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. The attack was a surprise … Read More

Southeastern Guide Dogs Featured at April Monthly Meeting

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Karen Conkel and Sean Brown from Southeastern Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs Levi and Pella Fetch a Crowd Southeastern Guide Dogs’ ambassadors Karen Conkel and Sean Brown were the featured guest speakers at our April 2019 monthly meeting. Conkel, with her Ambassador dog Levi, discussed how SGD transforms the lives of their clients, while Brown shared how his service dog Pella positively affected his post-war life. Conkel is especially drawn … Read More

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

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

Richard Albero Speaks at Lakewood Ranch Veterans Group Meeting

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Albero Walked 1,200 Miles, Raised $56,000 for Project Wounded Warrior Del Webb Lakewood Ranch resident Richard Albero was guest speaker at the October 9, 2018 monthly meeting of the Association of Veterans and Military Supporters. Albero offered a short presentation about his solo 1,200 mile walk that raised $56,000 for Project Wounded Warrior. Albero’s effort occurred 3 years ago starting … Read More