On Wednesday, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to discuss 10 bills pending before the subcommittee. VFW Legislative Associate Kayda Keleher expressed the VFW’s strong support for mental health retreat programs for recently discharged female veterans, expanding child care services to veterans accessing health appointments, as well as homeless veterans utilizing employment services, extending coverage for newborn children, and authorizing VA to provide adult day care services at State Veterans Homes. Subcommittee members discussed health care eligibly for veterans who received administrative discharges for a minor infraction but do not have access to needed VA health care. The subcommittee also considered a bill to ban smoking in and around VA medical facilities, which has been a VA legislative proposal for several years. Click here for more information or to watch the hearing.
UPCOMING EVENTS:LEWIS VFW CAJUN CRAWFISH BOILAPRIL 30, 20222pm - 5pm$5/bowlLEWIS VFW TALK DERBY TO MEKENTUCKY DERBY PARTYMay 7th, 20222pm startRace at 5:45pmWear your best Kentucky Derby Hats and Dress Attire for a chance to win prizesDrink Specials & Mint Juleps All DayRaffles and Race Bets.SEE YOU AT THE DERBY
LEWIS MEMORIAL VFW ANNUAL FIRST RESPONDERS'FOOD AND BEVERAGE GOLF SHOOT OUTSATURDAY JUNE 11,2022FREDERIC GOLF COURSE$320/TEAMincludes lunch and gift bag1st $600, 2nd $400, 17th $200, $50 proxy prizes, Hole in 1 vehicle challenge, raffles, prizes, gifts and a Hog Roast following the tournament at Lewis VFW.All proceeds this year will benefit St. Croix Tribal Police and Siren Fire DepartmentFor more information, please contact Denny Olson at (218) 591-4387