Yesterday (10/2/2017) Central Valley Veterans – ‘To the Mat’ awarded our first ‘To the Mat’ scholarship. The award was made to Jalen White a Junior at Bullard High in Fresno, he participates in the legal program and the varsity basketball team. He was supported by his mother Wendy Nelson who is U.S. Army Veteran and his Coach Tim Amundsen.
The Clovis VFW Post #3225 is looking for donors to sponsor a wreath for a fallen veteran at Christmas. The program “Wreaths Across America” is a nation wide event held on Saturday, December 16, 2017. This program strives to REMEMBER our fallen U.S. Veterans, HONOR those who serve and TEACH your children the values of freedom. You are invited to attend the ceremony when the wreaths are laid at each veterans head stone at the cemeteries.
Bill Gonzalez, U. S. Army Veteran and Board Member of CVV was awarded the “Red Cross Military/Veteran Hero”. The awards event was held August 31, 2017 in Fresno, Ca. This Award is given to Military service Veteran whose lifesaving actions go above and beyond the call of duty. He also received acknowledgements from Congress Members, Counsel members and Fresno City Counsel members.