Mission Statement (Program Purpose): To provide social and recreational activities to active duty military personnel, military veterans and their families to aid in their rehabilitation or in their transition back into an active and rewarding civilian life in the Lehigh Valley.
Vision Statement (End State): The Lehigh Valley provides a sustainable, informal socialization and rehabilitative support community.
In other words …
A local, caring and supportive community, in appreciation for their service to the nation, informally aids in the transition of returning local military service members, veterans and their families through sponsoring opportunities to participate in the social and recreational activities — the goal being to foster a sense of well-being.
Membership: The following organizations currently particpate.
|Name of Organization||Organizational Category|
|Balanced Warriors||Exercise Class (Yoga)|
|The Barn CommUnity Garden|| Farming (Urban)|
|BounceU|| Family Recreation Company|
|Common Ground Farm and Retreat||Retreat|
|Eastern Amputee Golf Association||Sports (Golf)|
|Handicapped Scuba Association||Sports (Swimming)|
|Lehigh Valley Chess Club||Organized Games (Chess)|
|Moms of Military||Military Support|
|Moravian College||Sporting Events|
|Pennsylvania Outdoor Veterans||Sports (Hunting, Fishing, Camping)|
|Team RWB (Lehigh Valley Chapter)||Sports (Running & Other Sorts, Social Events)|
|Team River Runner (Lehigh Valley Chapter)||Sports (Paddle Sports)|
|Trout Unlimited-Hokendauqua (TU-VSP Program)||Sports (Recreational Fishing and Conservancy)|
|Veterans Reading Brigade||School Reading Program|
Point of Contact: Contact Tom O’Rourke, Committee Chair, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, for veterans or their families inquiring about events or for businesses and nonprofits wishing to become members of the confederation.
Questionnaire and Introductory Form: To better develop this program, if you are interested in participating, we ask that you complete this form now or at your first event.
Program Brochure: View the brochure here.