Upcoming Fall 2014 Events

Welcome Week | VUSC Campus
Date: 08/23-25/14
Time: 8am-2pm and 4-8pm
The Veterans Club will be helping students move into their dorms and from from 4-8pm they will help during the Root Beer Mugging – Serving Root Beer floats for people attending the family picnic.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - email vu.vetchaplain@gmail.com

Open House | Veterans Courtyard of Honor
Date: 08/29/14
Time: 4-6pm
The open house provides a way for student veterans, community leaders, and the Vanguard community to network, tour of the Veterans Resource Center and learn different ways you can get involved.  New, current, and former veterans will be present. Refreshments will be served.  

September 11th Remembrance OPEN HOUSE | Veterans Resource Center 
Date: 09/11/14
Time: 3-6pm
“How the soldier of today is becoming a leader for tomorrow”
This year marks the 12th anniversary of 9/11 Patriot Day. Let’s commemorate that together! The Vanguard Veterans Club will host a time of reflection, prayer, and refreshments from 3-6PM in the Veterans Resource Center and Courtyard (Scott Academic Center). There is no set program. Just meet a Veteran, and come at your leisure. 

City Serve | Costa Mesa Community (meeting at VUSC)
Date: 09/14/14
Timer: 9am
The Vanguard community serving the City of Costa Mesa.  To learn more go to http://www.vanguard.edu/cityserve/

OC Stand Down
Date: 09/27/14
Time: 11:00am-3:30pm
The Orange County Stand Down is a 3-day event. The event assists in helping homeless and at-risk veterans as well as their families. OC Stand Down also provides a place for homeless to sleep for the weekend. Community social services and government agencies will be present over the course of the weekend.
The registration can be downloaded at www.ocstanddown.org and emailed it to many@veteransfirstoc.org. Please CC vu.vetvicepres@gmail.com.

Family Weekend 2014
Date: 10/3/14 - 10/4/14
Time: 9:00 am – 9:30 pm, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Please join us for Family Weekend 2014. Don’t forget to invite your familes and RSVP for the event here: http://www.vanguard.edu/studentlife/family-relations/family-weekend/

Veterans Day Event | Veterans Courtyard of Honor
Date: 11/08/13

Holiday Toy Drive | Vanguard University
Date: 11/11/13 – 12/20/13
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Christmas Fantasia | Segestrom Center for the Arts
Date: 12/03/13
Time: 6:00pm
Christmas music will be performed by the Vanguard University Music Department


Ongoing Events


Veterans Club Public Meetings at 5:00pm | Veterans Resource Center

One Step Mentorship – Guitar Group | Veterans Resource Center
Date: Fridays
Time: 6pm
Contact: Matt Oostra at mattoostra@yahoo.com
The Guitar group is a chance for people to learn how to play the guitar. It is not mandatory, but preferable, to bring a guitar. Food is provided.

Sunday Service | Newport Mesa Church, Costa Mesa
Date: Sundays
Time: 9am
Students meet at the Veterans Resource Center and attend the morning service followed by lunch. 

Bible Study – TBA

For more information upcoming events or on how to get involved contact: veteransSW1@vanguard.edu or call 714.966.5447