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

Veterans Group at Del Webb in Lakewood Ranch Shows Its Colors

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Del Webb AVMS: In The News Local web publication YourObserver.com published an article in their May 30, 2018 edition featuring Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters and Commander Herman Martinez. The article focused on the successful Lakewood Ranch veterans group initiative to have a flag placed in as many yards as possible in our Del Webb … Read More