Edgewood DistrictVeterans (EDV) Organization:
Purpose and Mission
After eight years, theEdgewood District Veterans, comprised of U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, CoastGuard, and Air Force (Vietnam) veterans has grown in numbers and commitments.Today, there are 80 members, of which, 60 are active members. The group dedicatesthemselves to schedule and work annual fundraiser activities such as GolfTournaments, Dances, Raffles, and sale of Spaghetti Dinners. The monies fromthese activities go toward the purchase of Thanksgiving food baskets, wintercoats for children, school supplies, college Scholarships, and a general fund touse for unexpected costs and donations.
Some accomplishments attributed to EDV include erectinga monument to honor all school district veterans who served during the VietnamEra, 1959-1975; the renaming of Cenizo Park Elementary School to Roy CisnerosElementary to honor the late USMC Sergeant awarded the Navy Cross and the TexasCongressional Medal of Honor posthumously. EDV also collaborated with Prairie ViewA&M University and the Edgewood Independent School District to assist with volunteersand trainers for their Take A Stand and Mentoring Programs.
EDV is committedto God, Country, Honor and Service to our Community