Veterans Group To Host Vanessa Baugh Manatee County Commissioner on August 13

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Monthly Meeting To Host Vanessa Baugh Manatee County Commissioner In August 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

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

Veterans Group To Host Karen Conkel from GuideDogs.org on April 9

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Monthly Meeting To Host Karen Conkel from GuideDogs.org In April 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: May 14th at 6:30pm in the Oasis Club House

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Veterans Group Monthly Meeting Hosts Shannon Feinroth In May 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

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