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DAV MN E-News 8/4/17

DAV MN E-News 8/4/17

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VA Medical Center’s Wish Lists

The VA Medical Centers in Minneapolis, St. Cloud, Fargo and Sioux Falls are always looking for donated items to help support Veterans in their care.  Below are their current “needs” Minneapolis VA Health Care System Needs List August 2017 (002) Sioux Falls VA Health Care System Needs List July 2017 Sioux Falls VA Health Care [...]

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DAV MN E-News 7/21/17

DAV MN E-News 7/21/17

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New Surviving Spouse Property Tax Value Exclusion Info Sheet

      *As always, please feel free to forward this message to any who may be interested, all I ask is you keep my contact information attached. I never trust something unless a person is willing to put their name on it.* Greetings DAV Members and Supporters: I am reaching out today to announce [...]

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Legislative Bulletin 7/6/17

    Greetings DAV Members and Supporters: I have received many inquiries regarding President Trump’s Budget Proposal, specifically two areas of concern are the permanent rounding down of Veteran’s benefits and eliminating 100% Individual Unemployability for Veterans who are receiving, or eligible, for Social Security Benefits. I would like to highlight the IU (individual unemployability) [...]

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DAV MN E-News 6/30/17

DAV MN E-News 6/30/17 

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Tervis Tumbler Co. Campaign to Raise Funds for DAV

MEMORANDUM TO: National Executive Committee & National Interim Committee Members DAV, Trust and Foundation Board of Directors Department & Chapter Commanders and Adjutants State Commanders and Adjutants Association President and Secretary DAV Auxiliary National Commander and National Adjutant All Employees FROM: J. Marc Burgess, National Adjutant SUBJECT: Tervis Tumbler Co. Campaign to Raise Funds for [...]

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ATTENTION SURVIVING SPOUSE—NEW MN TAX BENEFIT INFO CURRENT AS OF 6/27/2017

Governor Dayton recently signed into law a Property Tax Exclusion benefit for the Surviving Spouses of Military Veterans whose death was caused by their military service. The benefit: Your County Assessor will remove a value of $300,000 from your homestead taxable value. Your property tax will be reduced for a period of 8-years. Surviving Spouses [...]

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Newest Transportation Program Expansion: Polk County

The DAV of MN Northwest Transportation Program is expanding. This week the Polk County Commissioners voted to support the DAV of MN in expanding our free ride service to Veterans in Polk and surrounding areas. This expansion was first made possible by the Fargo VA agreeing to expand their partnership in the Northwest Region with [...]

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Minnesota state parks and recreation areas offer new benefits for veterans

Active military personnel in any branch or unit of the United States Armed Forces and veterans with a service-related disability are now eligible to receive a free year-round vehicle permit, providing unlimited access to all 75 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas. These new benefits were proposed by the Department of Natural Resources and approved [...]

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