Sherman Veterans Association, Inc.
Our mission is to:
- Promote and safeguard patriotism and love of country.
- Promote the ideals of American democracy and freedom.
- Preserve the traditions and spirit of the Armed Services.
- Perpetuate the memories of the Association.
- Cultivate fellowship among the members of the Association
- Hold sacred the memories of the men and women who gave their lives for our nation.
Any honorably discharged person who served in the Armed Forces of the Uited Stated of America and its allies and any person who has honorably served in the National Guard or Reserves is eligible to be accepted in this organization for regular membership.
Widows and Gold Star parents of those persons who, if alive, would have been eligible for regular membership; widows of deceased members.
Commander - Rick Hudson
Lt. Commander - Amber Vlangas
Vice-Commander - Art von Plachecki
Secretary - Breezy Grenier
Treasurer - Roy Vazquez
Membership Chairman - Vacant
Scholarship Chairman - Art Von Plachecki
Book of Remembrance- Vacant
Flags - Vacant
Drill Master - William Butts
Sherman Veterans Associaiton
PO Box 504
Sherman, CT 06784
Regularly Scheduled Meetings
Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in Mallory Town Hall. The public is invited.
Town of Sherman VA representative:
Beth Trott, MSW
Director of Social Services
Town of Sherman
8 Route 37 Center
P.O. Box 261
Sherman, CT 06784
SVA Recruitment Video
Walter B. Wriston
2022 Merit Scholarship for
Sherman High School Students
The Sherman Veterans Association is pleased to announce the availability
of the Walter B. Wriston Scholarship. Students eligible to apply for the $1000
award are full-time Sherman residents graduating from any high school this June
planning to enroll at a 4-year, 2-year or Community College, Vocational
Institution or planning to Enlist in the Armed Forces. The Wriston Scholarship is
merit based with an emphasis on academic achievement, leadership and school
and community involvement.
The Walter B. Wriston Scholarship was established by Kathy Wriston in
memory of her husband, Walter B. Wriston, a resident of Sherman, CT for over
50 years. Mr. Wriston was a world-renowned banker, international financier,
economic policy maker as well as a scholar, writer, philanthropist, conservationist
and tree farmer. The scholarship is made possible by a generous bequest of the
Wriston family to the Sherman Veterans Association.
Scholarship applications are available at the front office of the Sherman
School and by contacting the Sherman Veterans Association at
Completed applications must be signed and received by the deadline of
May 20, 2022. Scanned applications can be submitted to the e-mail address
above or posted via U.S. mail to: Sherman Veterans Association, PO Box 504,
Sherman, CT 06784.
Walter Wriston Scholarship Application