San Felipe Del Rio Women's Annual Scholarship Fundraiser
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: DEL RIO, Texas – San Felipe Del Rio American GI Forum Women's Chapter recently celebrated their Annual Fundraiser for scholarships - This Concession Event was held Sunday, July 17, 2016. The event (see Photos) was designed to help young ladies participate in a contest to raise money for Scholarships. The event was very successful making it possible for our local youth to participate in the scholarship program by submitting or applying for grants next fall. More/Photos
National Conference Updates
2016 AGIF Conference
in Kansas City, Missouri
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Ulysses, Kansas – The 2016 National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, "The City of Fountains", is schedule for July 27-30, 2016. Mrs. Barbara Olivas, the Conference Chair and her committee have finished with preparations and are ready to provide a memorable conference.the Conference Chair and her committee have finished with preparations and are ready to provide a memorable conference. Commander Angel Zuniga and the Board Members urge your attendence. You will be able to register on site. You will note that the conference will be on the Missouri side of Kansas City where there is more activities for members attending. More>
2016 Mid-Year Conference Successes: Pueblo Installs New Youth Group
"Honorning our Generation of Veterans and Educating our Military Families for a Promising Future"
American GI Forum of Texas Inc. Report: Colorado Spring, CO – The 2016 American GI Forum National Mid-Year Conference (AGIF) was hosted in Colorado Springs,Colorado on March 31- May 2, 2016. The conference kick off with a VA Workshop hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs from D.C. and the State of Colorado.
The VA provided the membership with value information to serve their prospective veterans community across the country. More> Photos>
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Commander Martinez Activity Update
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Houston, Texas – Greetings Fellow Forumeers, Women and Youth chapters and friends. Once again it is an honor to be with you all during our State meeting here in San Marcos, Texas. These are some activities that I have been involved with and as always represent you and the State office since our last meeting in Port LaVaca on October 15, 2015. More>
State Commander Vazquez Contes:
AGIF National Mid-year Update: Conference Date moved to March 31-April 2, 2016
American GI Forum of Texas Report: Colorado Springs, CO–The American GI Forum of the U.S and the American GI Forum of Colorado would like to inform you on the latest development on our 2016 National Midyear Conference being held in Colorado. Because of Holy Week and Easter Sunday, the dates for the Conference dates have been moved to March 31-April 2, 2016. The Hotel has extended its special rates until January 10, 2016 and the Reduced Registration for delegates has also been extended to the same date. With the Exception of the new dates, all else remains the same. More>
The Crisis in Flint
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Angel Zuniga, our National Commander brings this drinking water problem to the attention of the membership to make all members throught out the nation aware of the problems some of our Michigan members are going through. To those that live in or around Flint, Michigan, please be aware that the American GI Forum is doing what it can to bring awareness to this problem so that it does not happen in other parts of our country. More>
State Board of Directors Met in Port Lavaca Oct. 17.
The American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. First Board of Directors meeting was held Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Port Lavaca, Texas. The American GI Forum of Port Lavaca Justo ‘Howdy’ Leal Chapter hosted the meeting held at the GI Forum Hall in Port Lavaca. Most of the attendees stay at La Quinta Hotel on 910 Hwy 35N. The meeting as usual had good attendance and the business of the organization was conducted. MORE>
Beatrice Perez Annual Veterans and Youth Education & Technology Ceremony
American GI Forum of Texas, Inc. Report: Robstown, Texas – Since 1996, the Beatrice T Perez Robstown Women’s Chapter has been able to give back to the neighboring communities to continue to promote the American GI Forum motto, “Education is our Freedom and Freedom Should be Everybody’s Business!” More> Event Photos>