September-October 2016 BVA Bulletin Table of Contents
The annual BVA Awards Banquet, a festive evening of fine dining and recognition for dedicated service held August 26, was the grand finale of a BVA 71st National Convention brim with opportunities for training, learning new technology, participation in official business meetings, and a bit of nostalgia and partying with old and new friends. These features and several others are recapped in this issue of the Bulletin.
Dale Stamper presents Gold Gavel to Louisiana Regional Group secretary Gary Schoelerman.
BVA Acting National Chaplain Neftali Sanchez with sister Nohemi Marquez. Chaplain Sanchez reminisced about the first convention he attended in precisely the same hotel property exactly 60 years ago.
In This Issue
- by Melanie Brunson
- by Dale Stamper
City of Festivals Imparts Hospitality, Warmth
Sharpe, Yates Lived BVA Motto
- by Stuart Nelson and Charlie “CT” Vasile
Plaque Honors Servant Of Blinded Veterans
- by Charlie “CT” Vasile
To Update or Not to Update
- by Timothy Hornik
- by Pam Hogan
Happenings in District 4
- by Jhennicea Morrow
From the Field Staff
- by Ed Eckroth
Letters to the Editor
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