• Toys For Tots:
    • Looking for help with donations and fundraising.
    • Physical presence shifts (in uniform or UIVA swag) at donations sites (coffee shop, retail stores, movie theaters, book stores, etc.)
    • Shifts available to deliver and pick-up donation boxes at various sites (must have access to truck or something similar and be able to lift)
    • Shifts available to sort toys, “shop” for families, or check-out families of received donations
    • Potential Barnes and Nobles gift wrapping in exchange for donations
    • Various donor levels (possible pair with other organizations, get businesses to donate)
    • Possibility to do an on campus drive
    • To participate coordinate with Brandon Cusey, Matt Mattson, and Pat McNally
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  • UIVA News and Notes:
    • If you have special project ideas please let Matt Miller know
    • Flag display on the Pentacrest is November 4th. Katie McKeever is spearheading this and needs help planning and prepping as well as creating the I (website will be back up soon for nominating veterans)
    • Looking for a speaker for Veterans day celebration on November 10th at 9am
    • Marine Corp Birthday celebration planning underway, please see Ryan Salinsky to help make this happen
    • The Things We Carry Ruck March
      • Starting November 15th after the IMU Veterans Hall Inductee Banquet
      • Photography for promotion will take place at Kinnick stadium then actual march will start
      • Shifts will be broken down to two a day (7 to 7) and signups will be available soon via Facebook and UIVA website link
      • Dry-fit Yellow shirts will be given to UIVA members who participate
      • Participation and planning will count as work study hours
      • Please see Carson to help plan, organize, and set up donations and fundraising to cover costs
      • The route is also available (see separate sheet)
    • Warrior Challenge
      • Slated for the end of March (after Spring Break)
      • Need a volunteer to be point of contact (work study hours)
      • Will need volunteers on day of
    • New Student Orientation
      • Begins December 3rd
      • Shifts will be available for work study
    • Iowa Volleyball Team
      • Military Appreciation Night is October 20th @ 7 pm
      • $3 per veteran ticket (to ensure people show up)
      • Sign-up sheet will be available in the office
    • Iowa Football
      • Military Appreciation Night is November 4th
      • More information to come
    • The Office Space
      • Move into new space at the UCC Fall of ‘18
        • Old Capital Mall 3rd floor will have
          • Two offices
          • Lounge
          • Computer lab
        • G.I. Services will be on the 2nd floor as part of Student Transaction Center
    • MVSS has a new Program Director – Matt Miller
      • An assistant position will be opening up soon
      • The number of work study positions may decrease in the fall