PVR Bulletin – JAN 2019
EVENT SPOTLIGHT: Vets Invade the Canyon
Come and celebrate the American Legion’s 100th Birthday at the Vets Invade the Canyon Concert on Friday and Saturday, January 18th-19th at the Rock Crusher Canyon. This two-day birthday celebration is being hosted by American Legion Post 155 in Crystal River and have designated event proceeds to benefit PROJECT: VetRelief.
PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS:
DID YOU KNOW: Program Facts
► 97% of every dollar donated to the program goes directly to our veterans and their families. The additional 3% is used for organizational compliance and accounting/banking fees.
► The PVR office was closed from December 22nd and reopened on January 2nd. Be patient as we work through calls received during that time.
► Legion Riders have already raised over $10,000 for our NEW Suicide Prevention Initiative and have future events planned to raise even more.
► We are collecting resources and contact names of Veteran Service Organizations our VetRelief Advocates work with to create a state-wide resource tool. If you have any contact you’d like to share, please visit to enter the information: https://www.projectvetrelief.org/vso-resource-entries/
► The Legion’s 5th District is encouraging Post 400 members to transfers into a local post. As an incentive, the 5th District will donate $5 of their dues to PVR.
► Jim Wineland, Florida Legion Riders current Department Chairman, joined the Board of Directors in November during the Fall Conference meeting.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Upcoming Events
All of PROJECT: VetRelief’s financial support comes from the generosity of individuals and corporations who believe in what we do. Join us for one of our next events, or hold your own fundraiser.
If you are interested, please contact Jennifer Cooper at 407-295-2631 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vets Invade Canyon – Jan 18-19, 2019
Crystal River, FL (get info)
Coral Head Music Fest – Feb 16-17, 2019
Marathon, FL (get tickets)
Legion Riders In-State Unity Ride / Concert – Apr 2019
Tampa or Daytona, FL
6th Annual Golf Tournament – Sept 2019
Bella Collina, FL
Coral Head Music Fest – Nov 2020
Pinellas Park, FL