About Us

Who We Are...

Our goal and purpose is to help local veterans in need.  We offer assistance within our means. Assisting with rent, food, medications, oxygen, etc.  We verify those requesting assistance are qualified veterans.  We are a small, non-profit, organization with a big heart, helping where and when we can.  Our funds are raised through donations, dues and functions and ALL proceeds go to our local veterans.

Our Members

American Legion Post #64 * AmVets Post 2001 – Buckhead Ridge * Sons of AmVets Post 2001 – Buckhead Ridge * AmVets Post 2001 -  Ladies Auxiliary * AmVets Post 200 – Okeechobee * Submarine Veterans – St. Lucie USS VI * Vietnam Veterans of America #1086 * VFW North Post #4423 * VFW Buckhead Ridge #9528 * VFW Buckhead Ridge #9528 –  Auxiliary * VFW Post 10539 * VFW Post 10539 –Auxiliary * Eagle Riders – Moorehaven * Lakeport Garden Club * Veterans Service Office – Sarah Carter, Okeechobee County

Current Events


2004 BMW 3251

Tickets $20 ea or 3 for $50

Only 300 tickets will be sold.

Tickets are still available - contact Jim at 863-697-2929

If you are a veteran or know of a veteran in need of assistance, please feel free to contact us.



Meeting are held the last Tuesday of each month at 2:00pm and locations vary.  Inquire for a schedule.

Okeechobee Veteran's Council

(863) 697-2929