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  • STCOC Military Affairs Committee Update - July 2019

    Thank you to those who were able to join us earlier this month to participate in our 2020-22 Strategic Planning Focus Group! 
     
    2019 Warrior Games Recap

    Records fall as Warrior Games in Tampa draw most athletes, biggest crowds
    The 2019 Warrior Games drew record number of athletes and crowds

    We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings - always the 2nd Tuesday.
    August 13th - RSVP Here
    September 10th - RSVP Here
    Send speaker suggestions to militaryaffairs@southtampachamber.org.

    Our next Facilitated Networking Event for Transitioning Military Members will be September 5th.
    Please share with anyone you know who may have an interest in attending. Civilian networkers are also needed! | RSVP Here

    Make a Difference Day - The South Tampa Chamber MAC will be sponsoring a veteran again this year and will be collecting items in August & September, more details coming soon! 
    The VAVS Committee of the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital (JAHVH) is sponsoring its thirteenth annual “Make A Difference Day-Homeward Bound for Those Who Served”, Saturday, October 26, 2019.   We hope that you will join us this year to support the “Homeward Bound for those Who Served” project here at JAHVH. The medical foster home program provides placement for approximately 60 Veterans who are dependent, chronically or terminally ill with limited family and financial support.  Please join us in this celebration of neighbors helping neighbors.  If you’d like to sponsor a Veteran, deliver goods or donate, please fill out the attached form nd submit to Shelby Schoenborn at Shelby.schoenborn@va.gov or by fax at 813-903-4865.

    Member & Community Announcements

    ​November 2nd - Veterans Entrepreneurship Training Symposium
    Click here to see Military Discounts offered by Chamber Members.

    Upcoming MAC Dates
    July 23rd - Tour of SOCOM & JSOU - Registration has now closed. 
    October 5th – Tampa Air Force Ball
    October 25th – CENTCOM Family Picnic - Volunteers Needed
    November 1st – Fall Golf Classic @ MacDill AFB
    November 15th – Tour of MacDill AFB
    November 20th – Membership Luncheon with MacDill AFB to speak   
    November 21st – Great American Teach In (Tinker K-8)
    March 28-28, 2020 – Tampa Bay Air Fest 

    Join our Facebook group @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/STCOCMilitaryAffairs/