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Annual JVCOCC Veteran of the Year Award Luncheon

May 20, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT


Annual JVCOCC Veteran of the Year Award Luncheon

Celebrate Northern Ohio’s Veteran of the Year, Ronald Schwachenwald and all Vietnam Veterans. Keynote Speaker is GEN (ret.) Carter Ham.



This is the JVCOCC‘s 97th Annual Luncheon to honor our Veteran of the Year. This year we are honoring COL (ret.) Ronald Schwachenwald for his work on behalf of all Vietnam Veterans and the our community. Ron is a retired US Army Colonel and Ohio Veterans Hall of Famer. He continues to serve his community through many facets–Joint Veterans Council of Cuyahoga County, Purple Heart Homes, the Fisher House and local task forces. Ron is a native Clevelander and a great family man.

Our luncheon begins at 11am with a social hour and meet and greet. The ceremonies begin at noon with the presentation of the Colors. The guest speaker is a very special friend to all of us–GEN (ret.) Carter Ham . He is a native Clevelander and graduate of John Carroll University. Come and enjoy the day!

11:00am: Registration & Reception (cash bar and appetizers)

11:50am: Seating

12:00pm: Posting of the Colors / Ceremony Begins

12:20pm: Lunch Served

1pm: Awards and Keynote Speaker

See you there…your friends at the JVCOCC.


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May 20, 2023
11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
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