Florida State "Purple Heart
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
State of Florida. Governor Rick Scott has signed these Bills into Law.
Click the above Banner or
HERE to view a Chronology of Events
to include Governor Rick Scott's Cabinet Meeting, the Official
Ceremony and the Banquet.
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
Tallahassee Mayor John Marks and fellow commissioners
took the time to announce Tallahassee as the first Capital Purple Heart City in
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
Article taken from Reporter: Angelica Alvarez WCTV, Tallahassee, FL
Leon County Florida First
Capital Purple Heart County in the Nation!
to view a copy of the Resolution
Chapter 758 Member, Major Bruce Archer (USMC Ret.),
shared his POW story at the
National POW/MIA Recognition
Day Observances in Tallahassee, Florida.
to view more information.
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! ]
(Left to Right)
Mike Ford, Chapter Commander,
Thomas Cleveland Jr, Senior Vice Commander,
Junior Vice Commander, Jim Holland, Adjutant
& Finance Officer, Rick Stanford, Trustee (3
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
241 Lake Ella Drive
[Next to the American Legion]
Jim Holland - JHOLL44122@aol.com
Military Order Of The Purple Heart
Tallahassee Chapter 758
2985 Giverny Circle
Tallahassee, Fl 32309-8201
Phone: (850) 668-5203 or (850) 539-6816