NEWS

Memorial Day Run and March to Feed Homeless Veterans

May 12, 2022

The Colorado Veterans Project is hosting a Memorial Day Run and Ruck March with the Rocky Mountain Vibes on Sunday, May 29, 2022. 5K, 10K, and 30K Race Options are available.

The DAV will have a vendor table up to promote our mission and do a membership drive, volunteers needed! If you are willing to help out, please email admin@dav26co.org and indicate when you might be avaialbe so we can get you on the visitors list!

Location:

Rocky Mountain Vibes Stadium: UCHealth Park
(formally Security Service Field)

4385 Tutt Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO

Schedule:

Sunday, May 29, 2022

6:30 – 9:30 AM Registration Booth Open
(Check-in for Pre-registered & New Day-Of Signups)

7:30 AM Presentation of Colors, Opening Remarks, National Anthem

8:00 AM 30K Ruck March Start

8:30 AM 5K & 10K Ruck March Start

9:15 AM 10K Run Start

9:30 AM 5K Run Start

More information and registration can be found at the following link:  MEMORIAL DAY RUN & MARCH | To help feed homeless Veterans (memorialdaymarch.com)

2021 Thanksgiving Baskets

November 21, 2021

DAV 26 Chapter and Auxiliary members came together on 11/21/2021 to put together Thanksgiving baskets for local Veterans in need. Funds were donated by the Chapter and the Auxiliary. A local community member bought all the turkeys, which allowed the donated funds to stretch further. A total of 33 baskets were provided this year!

Parade Planned for Veterans Day on Nov. 6th, 2021

April 18, 2021

As more and more individuals get vaccinated, we are excited to announce that a parade has been planned for Veterans day this year. After a year and a half with no parades, this will be an exciting first step to getting our parade schedule back in swing! If you are interested in volunteering for the parade committee, please send an email to webmaster@dav26co.org.

Bingo will not be held on Sunday, May 2.

April 18, 2021

Bingo will be cancelled for the evening of Sunday May 2nd. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Chapter Election Cancelled for 2021-2022 year

March 27,  2021

We regret to inform you that we will not be having officer elections for the 2021-2022 year. This decision has come down from both The National Disabled American Veterans and the Colorado DAV State Department due to concerns about COVID-19. The current officers will continue to serve until the next election cycle.

The National and Department conventions have been cancelled as well. Any questions or concerns should be submitted to the commander.

It's Election Time for the Auxiliary!

March 21, 2021

Elections for Auxiliary Executive Officers will be held at the next Membership Meeting on Tuesday, April 13th at 7:00pm. Come early for dinner at 6:00pm!

Only members may attend this meeting to ensure a proper vote is held. As a reminder, if you have transferred to our chapter, you may only vote or run if you have been a member of Chapter 26 Auxiliary for longer than a year.

If you wish to run for an officer position, please alert the Commander ASAP so he can fill you in on the responsibilities of the role.

Department of Colorado Convention Cancelled

March 18, 2021

FROM:  John Carmona

              Department Commander

 

SUBJECT:  Cancelation of Department of Colorado Convention

 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 issues, the City of Colorado Springs is canceling the annual Territorial Days Festival which is normally held in June.

 

As a result, the Department of Colorado Convention which was to be held in May is cancelled.

El Paso County Moves to COVID level yellow

Feb 6, 2021

This update allows us to hold events at a 50% capacity. 

COVID-19 precautions remain in place, continue to wear your mask and practice social distancing!