ROA Chapter 18 (Dallas-Fort Worth)

Dinner Meeting Saturday April 6 2019 starting at 6pm

Guest speaker: Jason Hackley, Founder, We Are Texas Veterans  


Chapter 18 will hold its next scheduled meeting at the Highland Park Cafeteria (Board Room), External link opens in new tab or window1200 North Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75218; Tel: 214-324-5000.  The facility website is:


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Please arrive and go through the serving line by 5:30 pm so we may then start the program by 6pm (the facility closes at 8pm).  Wine is provided at no cost. Guests are always welcomed.


We are pleased to have Jason "JP" Hackney (AC1) United States Navy, Founder of We Are Texas Veterans as our guest speaker.   He will tell us about the organization, how it began and how it is geared to helping veterans in North Texas. At We Are Texas Veterans, the primary objective is to provide North Texas veterans with direct access to resources, as well as people and organizations that will enhance fulfillment and quality of life. Their mission is to reduce veteran homelessness, unemployment, and healthcare challenges.  Please check the organizations website for more details, resources and information at:


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Please RSVP for dinner meeting by calling Marc Marin at 214-864-8841 or e-mail by April 1 2019 to secure a good head count for the dinner meeting. 


We will also present our slate of officers for next program year for election by the chapter membership. If you are interested in assuming a chapter leader position please let us know. Positions include President Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President for Army, VP-Air Force and VP-Sea Services, or as a Trustee on chapter Board of Directors.  We need fresh leadership to take us in to the future. Also, we are always looking for speakers for future meetings so please let us know if you have a speaker, returning servicemember from deployment or unit/organization which would be of interest to our chapter. 


The next Chapter Executive Committee (EXCOM) meeting will be held Monday April 1, 2019 at Marc Marin’s residence: External link opens in new tab or window10019 Glen Canyon Drive, Dallas, TX 75243 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.  All ROA members are invited to attend.  Dinner is provided. You may also call into the meeting at (641) 715-3580 passcode 425318134 (leader PIN 7878) and press # commencing at 7pm.  The meeting will usually conclude by 8 pm.


Our upcoming annual Department of Texas (DOT) Convention will be in Waco, Texas on April 13, 2019 commencing at 8:30 am and concluding by 5pm at the Texas Ranger Hall of fame and Museum, please see: External link opens in new tab or window   If interested in serving in a DOT leadership role, please let us know. We need VP’s for all services plus committee chairs. Thank you all for your support of ROA. We hope to see you on April 6! Thank you for supporting ROA!

Marc Marin

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