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From the COMMANDER Spring 2021

From the COMMANDER Spring 2021

Good Spring to all. I sincerely hope and pray that everyone in the chapter and area are safe and maintaining okay. Amid the unprecedented crisis of Covid 19, we are under extremely difficult and challenging times for all our citizens. As we head into the summer it...

Meet Shirrell McCarey

Meet Shirrell McCarey

With the passing of our beloved Treasurer Craige W. Osborne, Shirrell McCarey has accepted the position on the elected board this last fall. Previously, she has held the position of SEC, Chapter Commander, Adjutant, and many other chapter and state level DAV...

DAV Events Cancelled for the Year

DAV Events Cancelled for the Year

Covid 19 impacting all activities. Until the Covid 19 crisis is over, we have decided to echo those local positions of the City of Palm Springs - that is to remain closed for events. At this point Chapter 66 will NOT be conducting the annual Forget Me Not Fund Drive...

Charles Sharples and Craige Osborne

Charles Sharples and Craige Osborne

Vietnam War veterans Charles Sharples and Craige Osborne were friends, neighbors and part of the gay community in California’s Coachella Valley. They belonged to the same veterans organizations, volunteered and traveled together. They particularly enjoyed cruises....

From the COMMANDER

From the COMMANDER

It is with immense honor that I have served as your Commander for the past two years. We have had many achievements over the last several years - the “Forget-Me-Not” fund drives, the VillageFest and participation in the Veteran’s Day Parade - to name a few.We have...

2020 DAV State Convention

2020 DAV State Convention

Local Chapter 66 Is Hosting The Event! May 21-24, 2020 This year our local Palm Springs DAV Chapter 66 will host the Annual California State Disabled American Veterans Convention from May 21 through May 24. The Convention will be located at the MiraMonte Indian Resort...

2019 Veterans Day Parade

2019 Veterans Day Parade

DAV Chapter 66 will be participating in the Veterans Day Parade, held in Palm Springs on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3:30pm in downtown Palm Springs. The parade begins at Ramon Road and Palm Canyon Drive and heads northbound on Palm Canyon Drive to Alejo Road. The...

VillageFest

VillageFest

Join Us in Downtown Palm Springs With the heat breaking, DAV Chapter 66 will return to the Palm Springs VillageFest on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019. The VillageFest runs every Thursday from 6:00 pm through 10:00 pm. With our booth set-up at the VillageF- est, we strive...