2019 Events

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture – Bus Trip

Calling All Veterans! Family! Friends!

For the second year, NABVETS is chartering a bus and heading out of state for a culturally inspiring trip to the Maryland African American History and Culture museum. Are you joining us?

  • Free breakfast is provided for all
  • Free lunch for veterans ages 65 and over
  • Customized tee shirts for adults, sizes small – 3XL, available at check in
  • Special accommodations provided

Tickets: Available on Eventbrite for $15 – $20 – Click here to purchase
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019
Location: Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture
Address: 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
Time: 8:00AM – 4:00PM (departure time)

 

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National Association for Black Veterans, Inc., Region VIII Annual Convention – Delaware

Summer 2019 marks the 50th anniversary for the National Association for Black Veterans, Inc., and Delaware Chapter 94 is proud to host the annual Region VIII Conference from October 3, 2019 to October 6, 2019 in New Castle, Delaware.

NABVETS members from six states (Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC., and West Virginia) will converge at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center on Thursday, October 3, 2019 for registration and pre-conference activities. This is the first time that Delaware is hosting the Regional Conference in its 50 year history. Several hard-hitting topics that impact the organization’s mission and the veteran population are slated to be discussed. Some such topics are; VA Claims Clinics, Veteran Service Officer Training, and Membership Development for NABVETS members and Chapters.

Vendors interested in exhibiting at the event are encouraged to contact Commander Nolan S. Lewis by email or at (302) 345 – 6911 for sponsorship and/or ad opportunities.

 

Agenda – to be announced

  • Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Friday, October 4, 2019
  • Saturday, October 5, 2019
  • Sunday, October 6, 2019

Register Now

Checks must be made payable to NABVETS, Inc., Region VIII – Attention Commander Katherine Washington-Williams – 111 Lamon Street – Suite 127B, Fayetteville, NC 28301

  • Registration Fee: $125 before August 25, 2019  or  $150 after August 25, 2019 (includes banquet ticket)
  • Banquet Only Ticket: $50 (non-NABVETS attendees)

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Registration Form
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Hotel Reservations

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 – Sunday, October 6, 2019Clarion Hotel
Location: Clarion Hotel and Conference Center – Delaware
Address: 1612 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, Delaware 19720

Click here for Hotel Reservations or call (302) 299 – 1408 and ask for NABVETS Group Rate – $89.00 per night

Complementary Wi-Fi, breakfast and shuttle services available

 

Vendor Sponsorship and Advertisement (Ad) Opportunities – contact (302) 345 – 6911 by August 25, 2019
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Kickoff Memorial Weekend

Members of the general public is invited to this free event honoring World War II veterans and Korean War veterans.

Tickets: Free (open to the public)
Date: Friday, May 24, 2019
Location: African American Medal of Honor Memorial
Address: Brandywine Park (Baynard Boulevard & W. 18th Street) Wilmington, DE 19802
Time: 1:00 – 4:00PM

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National Medal of Honor Day: Reflection Ceremony

A ceremonial reflection for Medal of Honor recipients at Brandywine State Park.

Tickets: Free (open to the public)
Date: March 25, 2019
Location: African American Medal of Honor Memorial
Address: Brandywine Park (Baynard Boulevard & W. 18th Street) Wilmington, DE 19802
Time: 1:00 – 2:00PM
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African American Medal of Honor: Remembrance Ceremony

In commemoration of Black History Month the National Association for Black Veterans, Inc., Delaware Chapter 94 remembered African American Medal of Honor recipients at Brandywine State Park.

Tickets: Free (open to the public)
Date: February 28, 2019
Location: African American Medal of Honor Memorial
Address: Brandywine Park – 1021 W. 18th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802
Time: 1:00 – 2:00PM

2019


Community Meetings – Every third Saturday

Community meetings are held at 10:00am every third Saturday in the month at Kingswood Community Center – 2300 Bowers Street; Wilmington, DE 19804. Community leaders, members, and veteran supporters are encouraged to come out and learn of new developments underway for local veterans.

  • December 21, 2019         2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • November 16, 2019        2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • October 19, 2019             2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • September 21, 2019       2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • August 17, 2019              2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • July 20, 2019                   2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • June 15, 2019                  2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • May 18, 2019                  2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • April 13, 2019                 2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • March 16, 2019              2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • February 16, 2019         2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804
  • January 19, 2019           2700 Bowers Street, Wilmington, DE 19804

**Meeting Cancelled

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