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HOLIDAY LUNCHEON  

The Holiday Luncheon at Maggiano’s was a
success.  The meal was delicious, raffles were
plentiful and the members came through with lots of
toys all donated to “Christmas in the City”.  The raffle
prizes made $390 and the 50/50 made $135.  THANK
YOU to all the members who donated a raffle item
and/or a toy!
2018-2019
Community Service
Plan
At the Fraud Seminar on October 11th, a table was set up
next to the registration table for  donations.  The
following items were collected:

   Used Eyeglasses (Donation to the LIONS CLUB)  

   Gently used “BUSINESS ATTIRE” clothing to         
   Interfaith Social Services in Quincy .

   Halloween Costumes were donated to help parents
     who can’t afford costumes for their children!!

   Dog/cat food, were donated to a local animal
    shelter.

   Non-perishable food items were donated to the
    Merrimack Valley gas disaster.  

   All donations were greatly appreciated!!

VALENTINES for VETERANS

For a seventh year in a row, the AGA Boston Chapter
organized efforts to support VA’s Valentines for Veterans
program. The purpose of VA’s National Salute to Veteran
Patients Program, of which the Valentines for Veterans is a
part, is to pay tribute and express appreciation to our
veterans.  


Children, families, and individuals from schools and other
programs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
participated in this year’s collection. More than 3,750 cards
and artwork were  prepared and provided to seven VA
hospitals in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire,
Rhode Island, and Vermont. Chapter members organized
these efforts in January and early February 2019.


AGA chapter members including Marcia Luciano. Barbara
Latham, Trish Manley, Lisa Gallagher, Julie O’Sullivan and
Janice Moberg from the Office of the State Auditor in
Brockton, MA
assisted students at the Merrill School in
Raynham, MA in making valentines. Marcia noted that “her
dad was a patient at the Bedford VA Medical Center and
she will never forget the wonderful care he received.”


AGA chapter member Benjamin Howe organized this
year
s effort. The chapter would like to also thank
contributors James Shepard, Laura Barry, William Muench,
and Craig Hall. The chapter would also like to thank all of
the groups that participated in this year’s event and   
organized Valentines for Veterans’ programs in their
communities.