Missouri/Southern Illinois Chapter

MissouriforChapterPageWelcome to the Missouri/Southern Illinois Chapter!

Our chapter provides support for the entire St Louis Metropolitan Region. Our goal is to build a strong volunteer base dedicated to spreading awareness about USA Cares and raise funds for the USACares Mission through fun, creative, and engaging opportunities throughout the communities. Our Chapter is building a dedicated volunteer base throughout our Region. We welcome participation from all who share our values and vision and are committed to supporting our active duty military, Veterans and their Families—through the unique mission of USA Cares nationwide. If you would like to start a branch in your town, join an existing branch, or just give one hour to this cause please let me know today at the email or phone number below. If now is not the time for you to join us, please contact me to learn about other opportunities to support USA Cares’ mission. Missouri/Southern Illinois have numerous military installations and bases:

. Fort Leonard Wood is a large Army training post located in the heart of the Ozark region in the state of Missouri.

. Whiteman Air Force Base is located in Knob Knoster, Missouri which is approximately 60 miles southeast of Kansas City, Missouri in rural Johnson County. The base is home to 3,800 active duty military and 5,000 family members. The base employs 902 civilian workers. . Marine Corps Mobilization Command is the general and most important branch operated by the United States Marine Corps Reserves. The installation is relatively new in the armed military. The headquarters of the command is located in Kansas City, Missouri.

. Scott AFB is one of the multiple US military bases operated by the Air Force. It is located in southern Illinois, close to Belleville. Our communities are huge supporters of our military and understand the challenges they face alongside their families. Please contact us at 314-484-1094, if you are interested in getting involved with a local organization, devoted to serving those who have served us.

 

Angela Jett

Chair, Advisory Board of Directors Missouri/Southern Illinois USA Cares
ANGELAJ@USACARES.org

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2015 Calendar of Events

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1Qtr

February 26, 15 HR Block Networking Breakfast / Chapter Introduction 7:30am 1330 Big Bend Square Ballwin, MO 63021
9:00am USA Cares Chapter Meeting – Same Plaza
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March 11, 15 USA Cares Hosting Qtr Networking 5:30-7:30pm Event – Guest from Home Office_March 19, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location
Thurs 8:00amMarch 20, 15 Board of Realtors Awards Banquet
Donations needed | Desserts, Gifts, Services

2nd Qtr

April 16, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location
Thurs 8:00amMay 14, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location Thursday 8:00amMay 16, 15 Armed Forces Day

May 25, 15 Memorial Day Observed

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June 10, 15 USA Cares Hosting Qtr
5:30-7:30pm Networking EventJune 14, 15 Flag DayJune 18, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location
Thurs 8:00am

3rd Qtr

July 4, 15 USA Cares Tenative EventJuly 16, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location Thursday 8:00amAugust 13, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location Thursday 8:00am

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August 25, 15 USA Cares Hosting Qtr
5:30-7:30pm Networking EventSeptember 11, 15 9/11 MemorialSeptember 17, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location
Thurs 8:00am

4th Qtr

October 10, 15 Centurion 100 Mile Bike Ride to Benefit USA Cares TentativeOctober 15, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location
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November 10, 15 USA Cares Hosting Qtr
5:30-7:30pm Networking Event

November 11, 15 Veterans Day

November 19, 15 USA Cares Chapter Meeting – TBD location
Thurs 8:00am

December 6, 15 3rdAnnual Night of Lights – Give and Glow
The Sappington House

December 16, 15 USA Cares Holiday Dinner