Future Volunteer/ Participation Opportunities


VVA 989 and AVVA support a wide variety of activities each year. Events are added continuously to our schedule and subject to change. It’s recommended that you check this page regularly. Please consider Volunteering or Participating at an Event. Event Coordinators have the latest information for each event, let them know you’re interested and they will keep you informed. Events may be submitted by e-mail to (MLB44308@yahoo.com)

Hot August Nights

Color Guard – Hot August Nights August 6 & 7, 21 Sparks
Color Guard assignments are coordinated with Color Guard Captain Ray Scow (775)870-1053 or Email rayscow1@gmail.com

DAV- BBQ, Raffle and Car Show

Outreach during DAV, BBQ, Raffle and Car Show & Shine August 28, 21 Sportsman’s Warehousen3306 Kietzke Ln, Reno
To volunteer contact Event Coordinator Ray Scow (775)870-1053 or Email rayscow1@gmail.com

Reno ACES Military Appreciation Night

Outreach at Reno ACES Military Appreciation Night August 28, 2021 – Greater Nevada Field, 250 Evans Ave, Reno
To volunteer contact Event Coordinator J.R. Stafford (775) 360-5400 or Email prezvva989@gmail.com J.R. will coordinate all assignment times and duties. Assignments may include escorts for POWs, before game setup, staffing Outreach Booth and after game tasks.

VVA Region 8/9 Conference

VVA Region 8/9 Conference September 15, 21 Nugget Casino Resort, 1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks Event Coordinator Linda Dickinson 775-313-8683 or e-mail at dickinsonlinda@mac.com

9-11 Remembrance Walk

Support – Reno Vet Center, Remembrance Walk Carson City to Sparks September 11, 2021 time TBA
To volunteer contact Event Coordinator J.R. Stafford (775) 360-5400 or Email prezvva989@gmail.com
J.R. will coordinate all assignment times and duties.

NEW Frontier Gun Show

Outreach– NEW Frontier Gun Show September 24 to 26 Time TBA
Reno-Sparks Convention Center 4590 S Virginia St, Reno,
To volunteer, contact Event Coordinator John Dickinson 775-313-8682 or e-mail at johndickinson1@mac.com
John will coordinate assignment times and duties which may include Booth setup- staffing booth during event- packing the booth after event.

Crossroads Gun Show

Outreach – Crossroads Gun Show – October 23 & 24, 21 Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S Virginia St, Reno
To volunteer, contact Event Coordinator John Dickinson 775-313-8682 or e-mail at johndickinson1@mac.com
John will coordinate assignment times and duties which may include Booth setup- staffing booth during event- packing the booth after event.

Nevada Day Parade

Parade- Nevada Day in Carson City Friday October 29, 21
To contact Event Coordinator Ray Scow (775)870-1053 or Email rayscow1@gmail.com
Participants may enjoy riding in the VVA 989 Flag Trailer or walking the parade route, just be ready to smile and wave.

Veterans Day Parade

Parade- Veterans Day Parade in Reno Thursday November 11
To contact Event Coordinator Ray Scow (775)870-1053 or Email rayscow1@gmail.com
Participants may enjoy riding in the VVA 989 Flag Trailer or walking the parade route, just be ready to smile and wave.

AVVA- VVA 989 Fall Fund Raiser

Fund Raiser AVVA- VVA 989 Fall Fund Raiser at The National Automobile Museum 10 South Lake St, Reno Nov. 12 time TBA
Event Coordinator Brigitte Stafford (775) 360-5400 or Email Sparkey024@aol.com

Holiday Parade

Parade- Holiday Parade in Sparks Saturday December 4th
To contact Event Coordinator Ray Scow (775)870-1053 or Email rayscow1@gmail.com
Participants may enjoy riding in the VVA 989 Flag Trailer or walking the parade route, just be ready to smile and wave.

Crossroads Gun Show

Outreach-Crossroads Gun Show December 11 & 12, 21 Reno-Sparks Convention Center 4590 S Virginia St, Reno To volunteer, contact Event Coordinator John Dickinson 775-313-8682 or e-mail at johndickinson1@mac.com
John will coordinate assignment times and duties which may include Booth setup- staffing booth during event- packing the booth after event.

Vietnam Veterans Day

Support AVVA VVA 989 – Vietnam Veterans Day March 29, 2022 TBA
Event Coordinator Brigitte Stafford (775) 360-5400 or Email Sparkey024@aol.com