Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America, will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3, 1584 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover.

Chapter 850 is active in the community and includes more than 210 members and 35 associate members.

Among the business to be discussed is the chapter's upcoming 10th anniversary celebration of the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park on South Little Creek Road, Dover, at 2 p.m. Nov. 11.

The chapter raised private funds to build the park memorializing Kent Countians lost in Vietnam, Korea and the Middle East. The site is also home to a Gold Star Mother and Family Memorial, a Huey “Dustoff” helicopter, a War Dog memorial and a POW/MIA Chair of Honor.

A limited edition commemorative coin is currently available for $10 at Forney's II jewelry shop on Loockerman Street, Dover, and will also be sold at the Nov. 11 event. The funds will support the park's maintenance.

Chapter meetings are open to all honorably discharged Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans regardless of membership.

For more, call 697-8384 or email