(Washington, D.C.) – Members of Associates of Vietnam
Veterans of America (AVVA) from across the nation will take part in the
organization’s biennial Leadership Conference at the Silver Legacy Hotel in
Reno from August 10-14. The event is held in conjunction with Vietnam
Veterans of America’s National Convention.
"We are very excited about the Leadership Conference," said
AVVA National President Mary Miller. "We will have a committed, dedicated
group of members in Reno taking part in a wide range of seminars and other
activities that will help them further our mission in support of Vietnam
veterans and their families.
"On Wednesday afternoon, August 10, AVVA members will visit
Step 2, a transitional housing unit in Reno for women and families in
recovery. AVVA, through its Project Friendship, has supported the facility
through donations of toiletries, cleaning supplies, bedding and cash
AVVA is a national organization that promotes legislative and
educational programs for veterans and their families. It is affiliated with
Vietnam Veterans of America.