NEWS AND EVENTS


VETERANS' CENTER PROGRAMS:

210 W Central Ave. Coolidge, AZ 85128. 

94 W Butte Ave, Florence, AZ 85132

 

 All veterans are welcome! 

WEEKLY PROGRAMS:  


EVERY TUESDAY: 210 W Central Ave, Coolidge

8AM VETERANS COFFEE CLUB in the COFFEE POT CANTEEN. A time for comraderie.  Meet old friends and make new ones. 

 
EVERY WEDNESDAY: 94 W Butte Ave, Florence
8:30 AM VETERANS COFFEE in Florence. (520) 450-5354

COMING SOON - EVERY 2ND AND 4TH TUESDAY:
A "Creative Exchange for Veterans and their families" at Open Hands.
Offered: jewelry making, art, writing, metal crafts, wood working and more.
Call 866 721-6983 for information

EVERY THURSDAY:

5 PM Veterans and volunteers dinner. No cost, donations appreciated.


EVERY 2ND AND 4TH FRIDAY:
The Warehouse Food Pantry the 2nd & 4th Friday of each month from 9-1 pm. NOTE: Food boxes are distributed ONCE per month to each recipient family. 



For more information contact us at:  (866)  721-6983

A group of Veterans at the Thursday Thursday Dinner at OHOP in Coolidge, AZ
Women Veterans meet in Coolidge at the "Coffee Pot Canteen" every Wednesday.
An opportunity for Women Veterans to get together locally in a casual, confidential environment. No membership no dues. Come and join other women veterans every Wednesday at 12:30 pm. For more info: (520) 450-5354.

Earlyn Gabel, nicknamed Dickie, served during WWII for the Navy WAVE 1944-45. She served as a Pharmacist's Mate in the Great Lakes, Ill. then in the OR.  She also sold War Bonds. She met and married Ray Gabel, who also served in the Navy during WWII.  He was aboard the USS Nevada during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.  Their grandson also served in the US Navy.  She was presented with a "Quilt of Valor" at the Florence Women's Club. November 12 Her Carolyn Gurney and Mary Reidling Commander VFW Post 3713 was there to help us with the presentation.  These quilts are a gift of love from Carole Henry, Yuma AZ.  Each quilt is signed by the quilter who made it.
Painting by Bill & Lori McDonald
Veterans receive a 10% discount every third Saturday of the month with I.D. OHOP Store Hours Sat: 9 am - 2 pm.  Open Hands Outreach Community Thrift Store    
204 W. Central Ave. Coolidge, Arizona 85128

Camp Lejeune water. The Dept of Veterans Affairs is expanding eligibility for disability compensation for Veterans exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune. Veterans who served for 30 days or more between 1953 and 1987 and their family members are eligible to apply.

For more info call 1-877-222-8387

Raymond Trujillo, a disabled veteran receiving a laptop computer donated by IronMan Computers. Mr. Trujillo and his wife are both disabled. They are also grandparents raising grandchildren and care-givers for his disabled brother. We appreciate the donation allowing us to help support a veteran and his family.