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Chapter 47

PO Box 4277
Riverside, CA 92514
Meetings: General Membership meets at 10 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the Chapter meeting location - VFW Post 10267 in Jurupa, 8607 Mission Blvd Riverside, CA 92509 <-click for map. The Board meets on the Second Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the VFW Post. Board Meetings have been moved to Zoom until further notice.
E-mail contact: George Swift - 2swiift@att.net
Chapter Web Site: http://www.vvachapter47.org
Chapter Phone: 951-743-1917


Chapter 53

4733 Torrance Blvd. #553
Torrance, CA 90503
Meetings: TO BE ARRANGED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. CONTACT US BELOW FOR THE LATEST
E-mail contact: info@vva53.org
President: Dennis Wild - President@vva53.org
Chapter Web Site: http://www.vva53.org
Chapter Phone: 310-540-8820


Chapter 201

P.O. Box 26203
San Jose, CA 95159
Meetings: 3rd Monday Holders Country Inn, 6 pm.
President: Warren Finch (wfinch@att.net)
E-mail contact: Warren Finch (wfinch@att.net)
Chapter Web Site: vva201.org
Chapter Phone: 408-997-7506


Chapter 218

6745 Rincon Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013
Meetings: We are meeting on Saturday, AUGUST 12 at noon at the Free Methodist Church,  1435 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, CA.  Lunch/social hour from noon to 1pm.  Business meeting begins promptly at 1.  Members, associates and friends of the chapter and veterans of any era are invited along with a guest.  RSVP to: peterbie@cox.net with the number in your party. 
Peter Bie
President
October 21 at noon, Elks Lodge 613, 150 N. Kellogg Ave., Santa Barbara, CA 93111.  (No meeting in November or December). Check website for any changes in location or meet times or send email inquiry.
President, Peter Bie (peterbie@cox.net) 805-259-9779
E-mail contact: info@vvachapter218.org
Chapter Web Site: http://www.vvachapter218.org
Chapter Phone: 805-259-9779


Chapter 223

PO Box 1583
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-1583
Meetings on the 3rd Tues. at 7 P.M. / Board Meetings on 2nd Tuesday 7 P.M. at the Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95402
President: Ken Holybee (holybee@comcast.net) 707-887-8891
E-mail contact: vets@vva223.org
Website: http://www.vva223.org
Chapter Phone: 707-526-4218


Chapter 355

PO Box 2986
Canyon Country, CA 91387
Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month, 10:00am, at the Sand Canyon Denny’s, 16401 Delone St., Santa Clarita, CA 91387
President: Bruce Milhench - 661-794-0554 - bmilhench202@yahoo.com
Chapter Web site: http://www.vva-355.org


Chapter 357

P.O. Box 4021
Redding, CA 96099
Meetings at Shasta County Veterans Memorial Hall, 1605 Yuba St., Redding, CA 96001, 2nd Thursday each month, 12 Noon.
President: Eddie McAllister (eddiesphagetti@yahoo.com)
E-mail contact: Eddie McAllister (eddiesphagetti@yahoo.com)
Chapter Phone: 530-524-7504


Chapter 391

P.O. Box 5391
Sonora, CA 95370
Meetings: Board - Sonora Veterans Hall, 9 N. Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
Board of Directors - 1st Tuesday at 6 P.M.
General Meeting – 3rd Tuesday 11a.m. for Potluck and the Meeting at Noon at the Sonora Veterans Hall 9 N. Washington St, Sonora 95370
President: Frank Smart - 209-559-1908 - fsmart@rocketmail.com
E-mail contact: dsouthern@vva.org 209-768-9841
Chapter web site: http://www.vietnamveterans391.org/


Chapter 400

2203 Central Ave., #279
Alameda, CA 94501
Meetings on the 3rd Tues. at 6:30 p.m., Alameda Veterans Memorial Bldg., 2203 Central Ave., Alameda, CA 94501.
President: Bill Hodges -Andrew Huntoon - huntoona@comcast.net - 510-719-1363
Chapter Web site: under construction
Chapter Phone: 510-719-1363


Chapter 446

PO Box 91323
Pasadena, CA 91109
Meetings: second Monday of each month. Victory Park 2641 Paloma St Pasadena, CA   NE corner Altadena Dr (just North of flag pole) CALL 626.795.8141 ex 446 for time and updates
President: Alan Stelzer -- stelzer@gmail.com --626-243-6005
E-mail contact: info@vva446.org
Web site: http://www.vva446.org
Chapter Phone: 626-795-8141


Chapter 464

1455 Madison Ave
Redwood City, CA 94061-1549
Meetings: 4th Saturday each month at 10:00 a.m., Veterans Memorial Senior Center - Gold Star Room, 1455Madison Ave., Redwood City, CA 94061(Directions: www.redwoodcity.org/parks/cc/veterans.html)
President: Gary Higgins - (je.higgins07@comcast.net) - 650-368-6713
E-mail contact: Helen Wong - helenleewong@yahoo.com
Chapter Phone: 650-368-6713


Chapter 472

2115 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92112
Meetings: Third Saturday each month at 12 p.m., 2115 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA
President: Glenn Vandrew - k.vandrew@cox.net
Chapter Web Site: http://www.vva472.us
E-mail contact: vva472@yahoo.com
Chapter Phone: 619-395-2695 - Fax: 619-470-4360


Chapter 500

P.O. Box 293016
Sacramento, Ca. 95829
Meetings: Carmichael Veterans Hall, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608, the 1st Wednesday, except December... board at 11 am & general membership at 11:30 - 1pm
President: Doc Kauffman
E-mai contact: info@veteransvietnam.org
Website: www.veteransvietnam.org
Chapter Phone: 916-481-6020 / Fax: 916-359-5224


Chapter 526

P.O. Box 1442
Culver City, CA 90232-1442
Meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 P.M., American Legion Hall, 5309 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
President: Dennis (Doc) Kauffman
E-mail contact: dragonman52@ca.rr.com - Joseph Montoya, AVVA Liaison / jugmouth01@gmail.com - Donald Stratton, Vice President
Chapter Phone: Ken Carline - 818-741-7416 / John Hamilton: 310-429-4512


Chapter 535

P.O. Box 37
Grass Valley, CA 95945-0037
Meetings on the 1st Thurs. at 6:00 p.m.; Grass Valley Veterans Memorial Bldg., Veterans Remembrance Room, 255 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley, CA 95945.
President: Keith GrueneBerg - kberg1078@sbcglobal.net - 530-265-1946
E-mail contact:Richard Sheridan - rfsheridan@sbcglobal.net
Web Site: http://www.vva535.org


Chapter 547

37 Edward Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94903
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of April, July, October, January at 7 p.m., 37 Edward, San Rafael, CA 94903
President: Ernest Bergman - embb00@comcast.net - 415-472-7249
E-mail contact: embb00@comcast.net
Chapter Phone: 415-457-8005 or 415-472-7249


Chapter 563

P.O. Box 751284
Petaluma, CA 94975-1284
Meetings: 4th Thursday of the month (no meeting November/December), 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94952
President: Daniel Christian - 707-332-0754 - danny.christian@sbcglobal.net
E-mail contact: John Cheney - (johnc85393@aol.com)
Chapter Phone: 707-762-9078


Chapter 582

922 Pomona Ave.
Chico, Ca 95928
Meetings: Third Saturday each month, 12 p.m., at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 554 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico, CA 95926
President: Warren Roll - 530-518-2482 - w.roll@sbcglobal.net
E-mail contact: ccfuvnalum@comcast.net
Web Site: www.vva582.org
Chapter Phone: 530-514-2005


Chapter 643

P.O. Box 745
Dinuba, CA 93618
Meetings on the 2nd Wed. each month at 7:00 P.M. at the Dinuba Memorial Hall Bldg., 249 S. Alta Ave., Dinuba, CA 93618
President: Jacob Huerta
E-mail contact: George Madrid (geodrid@sbcglobal.net)
Chapter Phone: 559-528-2811


Chapter 702

P.O. Box 355
Yountville, CA 94599
Meetings: Membership and Board Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month in the Lee Lounge of the Member Service Center Veterans Home of California, Yountville.
President: Almon Bundy - (almonbundy@aol.com) - 707-944-2431
E-mail contact: Almon Bundy (almonbundy@aol.com)
Chapter Phone: 707-944-2431


Chapter 756

P.O. Box 90994
Long Beach, CA 90809
Meetings: First Thursday of each month, 1 p.m., at American Gold Star Manor, 3021 Gold Star Drive, Long Beach 90810
Home Page: http://www.vva756.org
E-mail contact/President: Conrad Gomez - (tizi82@aol.com) - 562-882-1374
Chapter Phone: 562-882-1374


Chapter 785

5651 Via Ceresa
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Meetings: The first Wenesday of each month at 3pm. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3173 805 E Sycamore St Anaheim, Ca 92805
President: Louis Correa (theycallmepitbull@yahoo.com) 714-612-9556
Vice President: Maria Solis Martinez - mariasolismartinez@yahoo.com
Secretary: Paul Deis - pwc_pres@hotmail.com
Chapter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/287971901291804/


Chapter 933

PO Box 26256
Fresno, CA 93612
Meeting: 1st Tuesday each Month at: Clovis Veterans Memorial Bldg., 453 Hughes Ave., Clovis 93612
President: George Grimsley - wvansh@aol.com - 559-299-7471
E-mail Contact: George Grimsley - wvansh@aol.com
Chapter Phone: 559-299-7471


Chapter 951

PO Box 1313
Lakeport, CA 95453
Meeting: Lakeport: 2nd Tuesday each month, Lot Luck dinner at 6 p.m.l followed by the General Meeting at 7 p.m. Parrish Hall of St. Mary Immaculate Church, 801 North Main St., Lakeport, CA. Clearlake: 3rd Tuesday each month, 6 p.m., American Legion Hall Post 437, 14770, Austin Dr., Clearlake, CA.
President: Dean Gotham
E-mail Contact: Dean Gotham - (deang1968@gmail.com) - 707-350-1159
Chapter Phone: 707-350-1159


Chapter 982

Central Coast Chapter
PO Box 12
Guadalupe, CA 93434
Meetings: 2nd Saturday of every month At 1025 Hwy 1-Guadalupe Street Guadalupe, Ca. 93434 on the corner of 10th St and Hwy 1- (No meeting in December so we enjoy a PotLuck together)
President: Michael Knight - 805-689-2576 - cpslo@sbcglobal.net
E-mail: Martin Shaffer - 805-439-1111 -ccvvachapter982@gmail.com
Website: www.vva982.org


Chapter 1024

PO Box 23192
Santa Ana, CA 92711
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday each month, American Legion Hall 132, 143 South Lemon Street, Orange, CA 92866 / 714-538-6311
President: Dennis Phelps - dennisphelps@hotmail.com
Web site: www.vva1024.org
E-mail Contact: dennisphelps@hotmail.com
Chapter Phone: 714-352-9093 - FAX: 714-997-1890


Chapter 1065

Incarcerated Chapter
Contact: John Mendiola - yardsbyjohn@yahoo.com - Veterans Incarcerated Chair


Chapter 1081

Incarcerated Chapter
Contact: John Mendiola - yardsbyjohn@yahoo.com - Veterans Incarcerated Chair


Chapter 1147

P.O. Box 1014
Escondido, CA 92033
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m.
Meeting Location: American Legion Hall, Post 149, 230 E. Park Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
President: John L. Gonzalez (jggonzo0327@gmail.com) 760-755-9695
2nd Contact (VP): Juan M Furler (jmfurler@yahoo.com) 760-579-1621


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