530-520-9194 support@ivets.org

Description:

Note: Updated information 4/3/20, Margaret returned phone call.

Point of contact is Margaret Kincaid.

This Legion post meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 1800, the auxiliary meets quarterly on the the 4th Monday of the first month at 1800.

The post website is not maintained anymore.

Description:

Note: 5/14/20, Called but no answer & no option to leave message, emailed.
Note: 5/15/20, received email reply, information accurate.

Point of contact is the bar phone.

This Legion post meets on the 1st Thursday at 1800.
The post adjutant is available Wed-Thur 0800-1100.

Description:

Note: Information updated 3/30/20.

Point of contact for the post is Commander Dan Hayward.

Point of contact for the auxiliary is President Katie Terry.

Both organizations meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 1800.

Description:

Note: Updated 5/14/20 with Larry Roshak (Commander).

Point of contact is the bar phone.

This Legion post meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 1800.

Description:

Note: 5/14/20, called but no answer, left message & email asking for update.
Note: 5/26/20, John Sweem updated meeting time, CV19 hours, confirmed all information.

Point of contact is the bar phone.

This Legion post meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 1800.

Description:

Note: Updated 3/30/2020.

Point of contact for the post is A.J. Atencio (Adjutent)
ajatencio@hotmail.com

Point of contact for the auxiliary is Suzan Guerin (President)
suzan_guerin@hotmail.com or suzan@wsala48.org

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/30/2020.

Point of contact is Vice Commander David Allen.

This Legion post has meetings on every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1800.

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/30/2020.

Point of contact is Lance Trowbridge (Adjutent)
ltrowbridge7@gmail.com

This Legion post meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 1830-1930 and there is an informal lunch at Takoda's at 1200 every Thursday.

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/31/20.

Points of contact are Ray Hartzell or JW Terry.

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/31/20.

Point of contact is either Ray Hartzell or JW Terry.
This band meets at Jake's diner on the first Monday of the month at 1100.

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/31/20.

Points of contact are Vint Gordon (President), William Reeder (Vice Pres.), or Michele Hoffman (Treasurer).
This band meets at the La Pine American Legion every Wednesday at 0830.

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/31/20.

Points of contact are Dan Swearington (President), Charlie Hupp (Secretary Treasurer), or Jim Taylor (Board Member).
This band has a social breakfast & meeting at the Elks Lodge on Thursdays at 0730.

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, Left message on 503-970-3174 asking for updated information, 541-815-2642 has been disconnected.
Update: 4/2/20, received call back from Carl, information updated with new VP.

Points of contact are Carl Ylvisaker (President) or Mark Thorsell (Vice President).

This band meets at Round Table Pizza on Tuesday at 1200.

Description:

Note: Emailed asking for more information on 3/31/20.
Note: Updated 5/14/20 with Jim over phone.

Points of contact are Jim Morrell or Lyle Musel.

This band meets at Takoda's on Wednesdays at 1200.

Description:

Notes: Updated on 4/7/20 with Kristina over phone.

Service and support dog trainer for disabled Veterans.

Point of contact is Kristina L. Olsen, phone preferred.

Description:

Note: 3/30/20, emailed requesting updated information.
Note: 5/14/20, called and left message + sent email requesting updated information.
Note: 6/2/20, e-mail no longer valid, called and left message requesting callback.
Note: 6/6/20, Dianne called back to confirm information, updated e-mail and added secondary phone number, no other changes needed.

Provides care packages for deployed military personnel with a connection to Central Oregon.

Point of contact is Dianne Brock (Quartermaster) or Tom Majchrowski (President)
Email: caringfortroops2@gmail.com

Care package packing every second Saturday 1000 at the VFW in Bend.
To sign up for military personnel to receive free care packages please visit the website.
Board meetings first Tuesday at 1700 at the VFW in Bend.

Central Oregon Veterans Council (Bend)
Description:

Note: Updated on 3/30/20.

Point of contacts are President Wendy Rudy or Secretary David Huntley
wendy.rudy@gmail.com, david.p.huntley@gmail.com

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/30/20.

Homeless outreach, veteran housing, economic, and employment assistance to at risk veterans.

Point of contact is the front desk (covo@covo-us.org).

Description:

Note: 3/30/20, Left phone message requesting callback and information update.
Note: 5/14/20, called and updated with Crystal at extension 1.

A working ranch that restores purpose and spirit to veterans of all ages.

Point of contact is the front desk.

The Veterans Ranch hosts a Veterans volunteer day every Thursday at 1000.

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Limited information available, contact person is the office manager Susan Guerin.

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Shannon Dearth - Department Director | Shannon.Dearth@co.crook.or.us
Adam Williams - CVSO | Adam.Williams@co.crook.or.us
Erik Nelson - ACVSO | Erik.Nelson@co.crook.or.us

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, Emailed asking for information update.
Note: 5/14/20, Left voicemail asking for information update.
Note: 5/22/20, Don returned call to confirm information is all correct but error with website line, link fixed.

Point of contact is Don Surrett.
The DAV is available at the Bend VFW on the 3rd Thursday of the month between 1830-1930.
Patience is requested by this organization, it is all volunteer and may take a couple days to respond to messages.

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Office Email - vets@deschutes.org
Keith Macnamara - CVSO | keith_macNamara@co.deschutes.or.us
Carrie Lucas - Asst. CVSO | carriel@deschutes.org
Andrew Middleton - Asst. CVSO | andrew.middleton@deschutes.org

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Office Email - vets@deschutes.org

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Office Email - vets@deschutes.org

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Office Email - vets@deschutes.org

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Office Email - gcvetservices@gmail.com
Katee Hoffman - CVSO | hoffmank@grantcounty-or.gov

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Guy McKay - CVSO | guy.mckay@co.harney.or.us
Tim Mosher - CVSO | tim.mosher@co.harney.or.us

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/30/20.

Therapeutic horsemanship, Veteran services are free.

The point of contact is Polly Cohen.

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Office Email - veteransserviceoffice@co.jefferson.or.us
Laura Moore - CVSO | laura.moore@co.jefferson.or.us

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Kathy Pierce - CVSO | kpierce@co.klamath.or.us
Teri Gentry - Assistant | tgentry@klamathcounty.org

Description:

Note: Updated on 3/30/30.

Veterans coordination and support organization.

Points of contact:
LPVO Main Office, (541) 536-6072
Frank Hernandez, LPVO President, (541) 419-0372
Brian Schmidt, LPVO Vice President, (541) 536-3484
William Reeder, LPVO Volunteer, (707) 410-7588

lapineveteransoutreach@gmail.com

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Charles Pike - CVSO | cpike@co.lake.or.us

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Charles Pike - CVSO | cpike@co.lake.or.us

Description:

Note: 3/30/20, left message on phone.
Note: 5/14/20, called and then text messaged 8512 as requested, waiting on response.
Note: 5/15/20, left reminder text.
Note: 6/2/20, called and left message requesting callback.
Note: 6/10/20, talked to Robert Cusick and he updated contact information.

The Marine Corps League join in camaraderie and fellowship for the purpose of preserving traditions, promoting the interests of the United States Marine Corps, banding together those who are now serving in the United States Marine Corps and those who have been honorably discharged from that service.

Point of contact is Robert Cusick (Paymaster Adjutent).
cusickrobert@yahoo.com

Description:

Note: 3/30/20, emailed for updates or corrections to this listing.
Note: 5/14/20, emailed requesting information update.
Note: 6/2/20, resent email requesting information update, received e-mail reply & updated title, description, & zip code.

Email: comoaa@outlook.com

The Central Oregon of the Military Officers Association of America includes commissioned officers and warrant officers from all eight Uniformed Services and their surviving spouses. The organization supports and advocate for America’s active duty, Guard, and Reserve forces, military retirees, veterans, and their families throughout Central Oregon. Their motto, “Never Stop Serving.”

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, information updated with Darlene over phone.

Point of contact is Darlene Strupith.

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, left message requesting callback.
Note: 5/14/20, left message with Nolte requesting call back.
Note: 6/2/20, called & confirmed information with Nolte, business hours updated & description.

Point of contact is David Nolte.

Alternative highschool serving at risk teenagers for the whole state of Oregon.

Description:

Note: 3/30/20, called, voting on new leadership 3rd Saturday of April 2020, call back for update.
Note: 5/14/20, updated new president and phone number, 541-XXX-4922 no longer valid.

Chapter President High Desert Eagles - Larry Moyer
State President - Ray Rose

Veterans motorcycling organization.

Meetings on the third Saturday of the month Northside Bar and Grill in Bend at 0830-1000.

Description:

Note: 3/30/20, left message at front desk for callback.
Note: 4/1/20, received callback, information verified and updated by Greg.

Fly fishing outings and training for disabled Veterans.

Point of contact is Greg Ford at the VetCenter by phone or email.
gregory.ford2@va.gov

Description:

Note: Updated 3/30/20 with Kristin.

Also "Still Serving Central Oregon" non-profit.

Provides individual, group, couples, and substance use therapy for veterans, first responders, military members, and their families. Stop by and check us out or feel free to call for more information. We are veterans serving veterans!

Point of contact is Kristin Gyford (kristin@iamstillserving.com).

Description:

Note: 6/4/20, e-mailed to announce addition to website and request any additional information.
Note: 6/4/20, received e-mail back, adjusted wording for recurring hike.

Email: aimee.beach@teamrwb.org

This group hosts a recurring hike every Tuesday from 1800-2000 contact or check their website for location, it changes monthly.

Team RWB is a community event sponsor and coordinator, to quote them "Our chapters deliver local, consistent, and inclusive opportunities for veterans and the community to connect through physical and social activity. Volunteers host regular fitness activities, social gatherings, and community service events, and facilitate building strong local connections with members and organizations within the community."

Description:

Note: Updated 3/30/20.

Free Veteran and first responder counselling service.

Point of contact is Dan Anderson.

info@shieldcentraloregon.org

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Updated: 4/2/20

HUD-VASH is run from the Bend VA Outpatient Clinic for the Central Oregon region.
Also the contact for Emergency Transitional Housing Program (90 day temporary housing).

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Updated: 3/31/20

Description:

Note: Attempted contact 3/31/20 1511, no answer, no mailbox.

Point of contact is the bar phone.
This VFW meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 1900.

Description:

Updated: 3/31/20

Point of contact is Johnathan Courtney (Senior Vice Commander).
This VFW meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1730.

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, emailed requesting information update.
Note: 6/2/20, Called and talked to Kirsten Hinton (Quartermaster), she says will call back with information.
Note: 6/4/20, Kirsten e-mailed back confirming information correct, added fax number.
Note: 6/10/20, talked on phone with Robert (Commander), added him as alternate contact.

Email: vfwpost1643@bendbroadband.com

Primary point of contact is the bar phone.
Alternate contact is Robert Cusick (Commander).
cusickrobert@yahoo.com

This VFW meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1800.

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, called phone contact, who requested number be removed due to fear of phone scammers, emailed post requesting information update.
Note: 6/2/20, emailed again asking for update.

Email: madras@vfw12141.org

This VFW meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 1730.

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, left message requesting callback.
Note: 4/1/20, received callback from bar, post shutdown for CV no post officers available to get information from, requested email be sent that they will put on post officers desk for when they return, email sent.
Note: 6/2/20, called and left message requesting callback.

Point of contact is the bar phone or email at vfw3048@gmail.com.
This VFW meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month from 1800-1900.

Description:

Note: Left message requesting callback 3/31/20.

Point of contact is the bar phone.
The VFW meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1900.

Description:

Note: 3/31/20, Left message requesting callback.
Note: 6/2/20, Left message requesting callback as well as e-mail, received email from Clyde confirming all info still accurate.

Point of contact is Clyde Evans (Quartermaster).
Email: clydeevans1@gmail.com

The La Pine VFW shares it's meetings with the La Pine VVA.

Description:

Updated: 3/31/2020

Point of contact is Pat Bowe (Commander).
This VFW meets at the Sisters City Hall on the first Wednesday of the month at 1830.

Description:

Note: 6/2/20, called and left message requesting callback.

Point of contact is Terry Rasmussen (President)
Email: trazbend@yahoo.com.

This chapter meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1800.

Description:

Updated: 3/30/20

Point of contact is either Carl Bass (President) cbass28@gmail.com or Clyde Evans (Secretary) clydeevans1@gmail.com.

This chapter meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 1900.

Description:

Updated: 3/30/20

Point of contacts are Jim Fleming (President) 9fngrs@gmail.com or Clyde Evans (Secretary) clydeevans1@gmail.com.

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Bryan Hunt - CVSO | bhunt@ncesd.k12.or.us

Description:

Updated: 3/31/20

Point of contact for Veterans is Paul Messett.

Description:

Note: After multiple attempts to contact them iVets believes this organization is no longer operating.

Point of contact is Carla Merrell.

Description:

Note: Left message requesting callback 3/30/20.
Note: This organization is no longer operating.

Holistic and equine assisted therapy.

Description:

Note: 3/30/20, called and left message for information update.
Note: 6/2/20, emailed requesting information update.
Note: iVets has never been successfully able to contact this organization and is assuming they are closed until further notice.

Female military veterans support organization.

Point of contact is Dani Shine.