Welcome to AVVA Michigan Association

Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America Michigan Association (AVVA MI Association) is a non-profit membership organization of 766 members affiliated with the local 30 Vietnam Veterans of America chapters in Michigan, one Incorporated Chapter 274 in Cheboygan, MI with 23 members and 45 At Large members totaling 789 members statewide.

Our AVVA MI Association Members support the needs of all Veterans, their families and their communities. 

About Us

AVVA Mission Statement:

To provide support to Veterans and their families through programs, projects, and education.

AVVA Vision Statement:

To Create a better everyday life for Veterans and their families.

Who we are: 

Non-profit 501 C(3) Membership Organization. We have 29 Chapters with over 700 members statewide with 28 chapters affiliated with local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapters in Michigan and 1 incorporated Chapter in Cheboygan, MI. Our AVVA members work independently providing support to Veterans and their families through programs, projects and distributing education brochures.
We are funded entirely through donations. 

Current AVVA Michigan State Officers:

President – Penny Meinhardt – [email protected] 810 – 985-6595
Vice President – Betty Pike – [email protected] 616-644-2787
Secretary/Treasurer– Vivian (Bobbi) Heidenrich – [email protected] 810 – 367-3489 or 810-434-2651

Scheduled Meetings

Our next AVVA meeting/Christmas luncheon will once again be held at the Howell American Legion Post 141 hall. On behalf of the MSC VVA/AVVA officers, if we don’t see you sooner, please have a Healthy & Happy Holiday season!