To obtain funding, medical treatment or nursing home care for eligible veterans, their dependents or survivors which will enable them to continue their quality of life without resorting to Social Services funding. To provide information, assistance and advocacy for claimants in actions or claims against the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or state and local veterans-related entitlements.
MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY
29th Annual Memorial Day Ceremonies to be held at the Onondaga County Veteran's Memorial Cemetery Sunday May 24, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker will be Vice-Chancellor of Syracuse University for Veterans and Military Affairs Dr. J. Michael Hanie.
THE CNY VVA 103 MEMORIAL DAY WATCHFIRE
The next Watchfire has been scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 24th, 2015 in the Veterans Memorial Watchfire Park, New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, NY. The Watchfire ceremony and lighting of the pyre commence at dusk, but do go earlier to get a good spot! Food and drink vendors will be on-site.
SALT CITY BBQ FESTIVAL
On Saturday May 16 (Armed Forces Day) the first Salt City BBQ Festival was held. It brought more than 20 barbecue teams from across the country to compete in a nationally-sanctioned BBQ Competition. This event was a fundraiser for PHOENIX PHILOSOPHIES, a local 501(c) (3) charity which purchases and renovates homes for homeless veterans in Syracuse.
Salt City BBQ Festival
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