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Paint it forward 2020

Army vs Navy Tailgate Fundraiser 2019

 Paint It Forward 2019 “ Pinot’s Palette” Fundraiser

Friends of SVF attend Fundraiser at PaintNite Coeur D’Alene Cellars on June 30, 2018. Attendees created a scene with American Flag background and dark hills and trees. Food, libations and fun were enjoyed by all.

SVF is most grateful to the Spokane Combat Vet Riders Association which Made a Significant Financial Donation to The Forum on 04-19-18.

Many Thanks to the Spokane Marine Corps League Which Donated and Served the Meal to all Participants at the 04-19-18 SVF Forum Meeting.

Judge Vance Peterson receives WDVA Award

Cat Nichols, Administrator, Spokane County & Eastern Washington Regional Veterans Services, WA State Dept of Veterans Affairs presented an award to the Honorable Judge Vance Peterson and the Spokane County Veterans Treatment Court Team for its outstanding service to Veteran Defendants since 2010. Judge Peterson is also one of the founding members of the Spokane Veterans Forum.


Governor’s/VAAC award – November 16, 2017

Spokane Regional Veterans Service Center and the Washington State Dept of Veterans Affairs hosted the Governor’s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee town hall meeting on November 16, 2017 at the Lincoln Center in Spokane. A special award presentation was made to the Spokane Veterans Enhanced Treatment Court, recognizing their service and assistance to the Veteran community in legal matters. Spokane County and City of Spokane VET courts, Spokane Veterans Forum Board and Mentors participated in the event.

Photos courtesy of Lightbenders:

SVF teams read names and ring the bell during the ceremony to honor the Vietnam war fallen & MIA warriors during the “Vietnam Wall That Heals” Event August 24-27, 2017

Mentors Support while SVF Program Graduates Read Letters of Appreciation at the 05-19-17 Forum Graduation

SVF Vietnam Veterans attended the 05-11-17 Panel Discussion on the Vietnam War hosted by KSPS-TV and EWU Veterans Resource Center.  Lt. Col. Fred Aronow (Ret), SVF Board Chair was one of the panelists.

04-08-17 SVF Annual Planning Meeting for Ops Staff and Board of Directors

02-16-17 Mentee Graduation with Mentors

12-15-16 Spokane Veterans Forum

SVF Ops staff attend Honor Flight Fundraiser October 8, 2016

Mentors & Defendants sharing the Social & Meal hour at the September 15, 2016 Forum

Mentor Boot Camp presented by Justice for Vets on August 8 & 9, 2016

Autographed Guitar Winner

Bob Mirasole won the Guitar Raffle.  The Acoustic Guitar autographed by Ted Nugent was donated to SVF by Chris Peterson

Announcements at the Forum Classes October 20, 2016

Gonzaga University Memorial to Fallen Warriors

Judge Vance Peterson serving in Afghanistan, 2012

Veterans Crisis Line Phone: 1-800-273-8255, Press “1for immediate help