Tallahassee Purple Heart Star Metro Bus

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It's Official

Florida State "Purple Heart Day" approved.
August 7th - Annually

Chapter 758 has been instrumental in encouraging the Florida Senate and House of Representatives
to unanimously pass Bills which officially recognized August 7th as "
Purple Heart Day" in the
State of Florida. Governor Rick Scott has signed these Bills into Law.


Tallahassee Becomes our Nation's 1st Capital Purple Heart City

Tallahassee, Florida- September 12, 2012

A group of Purple Heart Recipients, Veterans and Gold Star Mothers attended the
presentation where the
City of Tallahassee Mayor John Marks and fellow commissioners
took the time to announce Tallahassee as the first Capital Purple Heart City in the Nation

Mayor Marks made a pledge to contact every mayor of a capital city in the U.S. to ask them
to make their cities Purple Heart cities. Veterans who spoke made a plea to the crowd at the
commission meeting to help them find homeless veterans to help them benefit from veteran services.

Article taken from Reporter: Angelica Alvarez WCTV, Tallahassee, FL


Leon County Florida First Capital Purple Heart County in the Nation!

Click HERE to view a copy of the Resolution

MOPH Chapter 758 Member, Major Bruce Archer (USMC Ret.),
shared his POW story at the
National POW/MIA Recognition
Day Observances
in Tallahassee, Florida

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Click HERE or on the image above to view our:
Chapter 758 October 2012 Newsletter

[ A Big Thanks goes out to Dennis Foggy for making the effort to produce this fine Newsletter! ]


2012-2013 Officers

(Left to Right)

Mike Ford, Chapter Commander, Thomas Cleveland Jr, Senior Vice Commander, Matthew Speights,
Junior Vice Commander, Jim Holland, Adjutant & Finance Officer, Rick Stanford, Trustee (3 year),
Jose Alecia, Sergeant at Arms, Clarence Farris, Chaplain & Welfare Officer, Norman Thomas, Trustee (2 years)
and C. Paul Nelson, Member at Large.


Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of each MONTH at 7 PM

VVA Hootch
241 Lake Ella Drive
Tallahassee, Fl
[Next to the American Legion]

E-Mail Contact:
Jim Holland - JHOLL44122@aol.com
Washington Sanchez - wjsan4@aol.com

Mailing Address:
Military Order Of The Purple Heart
Tallahassee Chapter 758
2985 Giverny Circle
Tallahassee, Fl 32309-8201

Phone: (850) 668-5203 or (850) 539-6816


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