Military Order of the Purple Heart

Fort Lowell
Chapter 442
Tucson, Arizona

Chapter 442 Calendar of Activities/Events

Nov 7: Pima Community College Veterans Day Celebration 11:00am to 2:00pm at the downtown campus,  1255 N. Stone Ave. Speakers, Activities, Food, and Entertainment. For more information contact Joanne Mendoza at 520-206-7017 or at jmendoza62@pima.edu.

Nov 10: Hats Off to Heroes 12:00 noon to 6:30pm at the Bandshell at Reid Park.  Military Displays, Veterans Resources, Food Trucks, Bands, and Fireworks at 6:00PM.  MOPH will man a resource table.  Volunteers are needed.

Nov 11: Veterans Day Parade at 11:00 am downtown Tucson. MOPH will have an unit in the parade. More info to follow.

Nov 17: Old Pueblo Community Services 5K Veterans Day Run at 7:30 AM to 10:30 Reid Park 900 S. Randolph Way, Ramada #10 Tucson, AZ 85716.  Donations support of the OPCS Veterans 5K will provide veterans experiencing homelessness a hand up as they work to rebuild their lives. Please contact Kim Talerico, CFRE, ktalerico@helptucson.org, 520-445-7066, if you have any questions about the event.

Nov 18: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available. 

Nov 29: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60, 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

Dec 12: Wreaths Across America Ceremony at 10:00am at Evergreen Cemetery, Tucson AZ.  More information to follow.

Dec 16: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available. 

Dec 24: Christmas Eve at the AZ State Veterans Home at 1:00 pm Chapter 442 visits patients and hands-out gift bags to the residents.  More info to follow.

Dec 27: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60, 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

2020

Jan 8: Pima Community College: PCC to become a Purple Heart College.  More details to follow.

Jan 20: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available. Inspection of chapter by MOPH Department of Arizona.

Jan 31: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60,  601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

Jan 20: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available. 

Jan 31: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60,  601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

Feb 2:  Four Chaplains Ceremony at 1:00pm at Kino Veteran Memorial Park.  More information to follow.

Feb 17: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available. 

Feb 29: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60,  601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

Mar 16: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available. 

Mar 28: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60,  601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

Apr 4: Purple Heart Classic Golf Tournament 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at Omni Tucson National Resort.  Go to https://mophtucson.webs.com/purpleheartclassic.htm for more information.

Apr 20: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available. 

Apr 25: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60,  601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

May 18: Chapter 442 monthly meeting at 5:00 PM in the Community Rm at the AZ ST Veterans Home, Bldg 1, at the VA Hosp, 555 East Ajo Way Tucson, AZ.  Purpleheart wood pens and challenge coins will be available.

May 25: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60, 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome. 

May 30: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60,  601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

June:  No Chapter Meeting.

June 27: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60, 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

July:  No Chapter Meeting.

July 25: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60, 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.

Aug: No Chapter Meeting.

Aug 7: National Purple Heart Day - Chapter 442 will present checks from the funds raised by the Purple Heart Classic to local groups that support veteran issues. More information to follow.

Aug 29: Chapter 442 Hosts Bingo 1:30 to 2:30 PM for patients at the VA Hospital, Bldg 60, 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85723.  Volunteers are always welcome.