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Military Order of the Purple Heart National Convention Set for 10-14 August, 2010

The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) and the Ladies Auxiliary of the MOPH (LAMOPH) are pleased to announce that the national convention will be held this year in Orlando, Florida during the week of 10-14 August 2010, at the Gaylord Palms Hotel & Convention Center.

This annual event brings together the Commanders and delegates of the Order’s Regions, Departments, Chapters and Units to elect the National Leadership of the Order for the upcoming year.  Delegates will participate in training sessions, review the business of the past year, approve new governing amendments and organizational bylaw changes, and set an agenda for coming year.   For reduced rates, you are encouraged to register prior to 5 July, 2010.

FOR CONVENTION DETAILS AND PRE-REGISTRATION FORMS – CLICK HERE

An added feature this year will be a Charity Golf Classic Tournament to benefit the Polytrauma Center at the James A. Haley VA Medical Hospital, Tampa, Florida.  The tournament will be held at the famed Walt Disney World Palm Golf Course, home to the longest running PGA TOUR event in Florida, and will feature incredible prizes, food, and fun.  To ensure you are able to play, you must pre-register.

FOR GOLF DETAILS AND PRE-REGISTRATION – CLICK HERE

The organization now known as the "Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) of the U.S.A. Inc.," was formed in 1932 for the protection and mutual interest of all who have received the decoration. Chartered by the Congress, The MOPH is unique among Veteran Service Organizations in that all its members were wounded in combat. For this sacrifice, they were awarded the Purple Heart Medal. With grants from the MOPH Service Foundation, the MOPH and its Ladies Auxiliary promote Patriotism, Fraternalism, and the Preservation of America's military history. Most importantly, they provide comfort and assistance to all Veterans and their families, especially those requiring claims assistance with the VA, those who are homeless, and those requiring employment assistance.  MOPH volunteers through the VAVS program, provide assistance to hospitalized veterans at VA sites and State Veterans Homes.

For information contact:
National Adjutant, Jack Leonard, 703-354-2140
OR
National Public Relations Director, John Bircher, 352-753-5535
Email: PublicRelations@Purpleheart.org
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