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  Happy Valentines Day
Next Month in Sacramento......

March 24th-26th
Lions Gate Hotel, Sacramento
Open to all active duty, veterans, guard, reserve, spouses, and caregivers.
Hotel Rooms available.  Short ride from Sacramento airport.
Please share this! Download flyer here

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are still available! 

3 days of inspirational speakers, interactive workshops, camaradie and so much more

Opening Session Speakers
Nancy Glowacki, Army Veteran,  Women Veteran Program Manager for the Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service

Kiyo Sato, 94 years old, Air Force Nurse Corps, Veteran, During WWII Kiyo and her family were forced into Japanese internment camps. After returning home she joined the Air Force, completing her college education in nursing and achieving the rank of captain.

Ruthie BoltonArmy Veteran, 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, a USA Basketball Female of the Year, Sports Illustrated Best Woman Athlete by home state, and one of only 4 players to be named to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2011,and Author.

 Closing Session Speaker
Col. Patsy Thompson and her wife, Barbara Brass, share their 31-year story of sacrifice and commitment - to each other and to their country. They candidly share how they wrestled with heart-wrenching choices in public and private, hiding their relationship in their own home, speaking in code on the phone during appointments to the Pentagon and abroad, struggling to protect their love while preserving Col. Thompson's career.

Read More about our speakers here.

Get updates on our Facebook event page here.

We will be in Southern California at Pacific Palms Resort October 13th-15th. 
February- WVA Chapter Meetings
Please share with women veterans.

15th- SF East Bay Chapter   6:30pm. 
Main Street Launch, Oakland.   More Info

16th- Sacramento Chapter 6pm 
Robert Half Conference Room, Sacramento, Guest Speaker: Karen Flowers from Veterans Benefits Administration. More Info

21st- Nevada County Chapter 6pm 
Guest Speaker: Welcome Home Vets 

23rd- Women Veterans ONE STOP- Workshops and Resources for ALL military families.

23rd- Yolo/Solano Chapter 6pm McBride Senior Center, Vacaville. More Info

28th- SF South Bay 6pm Northeastern University, San Jose. More Info

March

8th- Women's Military History Week Reception, Sacramento CA Register here

10-12th All-Expenses-Paid Writing Retreat Weekend in Nevada City for women veterans. More Info

Visit our events calendar full of events 
taking place Nationwide. 

Have upcoming events? We want them!
Send them to us and we will add to 
our even ts  calendar and we also 
promote them via our social media platforms.

Find WVA in the community this month:
16th RecruitMilitary Career Fair
Sacramento 

28th BOE Veterans Small Business Seminar and Resource Expo, Roseville

Stop by our table at these events and say hi!
#WOMENVETERANSMOVEMENT

WVA ha s a program to mentor young women that want to join the military. At our Unconference last year Suzi Vinci, Navy Veteran  not only paid for a young woman to attend but became her men tor. This young woman was active in h er high school's JR ROTC program and participated in the Color Guard at the Unconference. Angelina recently graduated from Marine Corps Boot Camp. #ImpactingYoungWomen




Unsung Heroes Living History Project
Is looking for photos of veterans 
for the following exhibits:
 
She Also Served: The Impact of Women 
in the Military. 
Exhibit date-Spring 2017
Location: tbd
 
We also served: African Americans in the Military
Exhibit date November 1-30, 2017
California State University, Fresno
 
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans
Exhibit date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
American Legion post 509
3509 n. First Avenue
Fresno, CA 93726
 
Photos can be any size. Be sure to supply name, hometown,  Rank, time served, and location served.   Contact Lisa Daniels
(916) 629-4691 | unsnghros@gmail.com
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