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1770 E. Venice Ave., Venice, Florida

NO-VEL Post 159 (941) 488-1157

We welcome all females to join us in our efforts to support our military and our community.  Below is just a sample of the activities we have had in the past year.  We take great pride in our accomplishments and hope to do even better next year.  Our meetings are held at the post on the second Tuesday of the month, starting at 4:00 p.m.  Please consider joining us.  


  • ​​​After sending 5 girls to Girls State, one of our delegates was elected to go to National
  • We presented $2,000 in scholarships to local high school students
  • ​Members designed and mailed 200 Christmas cards for Veterans, thanking them for their service
  • ​We hosted a breakfast with Santa for underprivilidged children
  • ​Our President coordinated with the local DAV and VFW in a program to provide Christmas gifts for veterans in nursing homes.  This was the first time all three groups have worked together.  It was very successful
  • ​We honored three of our Auxiliary members in our brick patio, Ruby Bell, Department President, Julia Griffith, District 8 President and Reni Breeden for 50 years of active  membership and service
  • ​Our President, Judy Lemm, received an award from Sarasota Veterans Commission for Auxiliary member of the year
  • ​Our ladies distributed 300 flags while walking in 2 of the local Venice parades
  • ​We visited veterans at the V.A. Home in Port Charlotte every month to play Bingo
  • We sponsored Bingo every week at our local Post 159
  • At the end of the school year we presenedt awards to local outstanding students
  • ​We hosted Loveland Bingo for young challenged individuals 
  • ​We planned, decorated and thoroughly enjoyed six dinner dances to help raise money for our programs

As a result of our efforts we

DONATED $17,403

to Veterans, Community and Youth Progams


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