“Chips for Charity” (Courtesy Photo)

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Military Association  is hosting a “Chips for Charity” fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 8 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Madison Auditorium located at 600 Dulaney Street, Alexandria, VA. This event is open to the general public.

The event will raise funds for Serve Our Willing Warriors.  SOWW is a local non-profit charity in Haymarket that provides no-cost retreats and other programs that positively impact the lives of  wounded, ill, or injured military service members and disabled veterans. All proceeds benefit Serve Our Willing Warriors.

Event details: 

  • Cost is $30 for players, $20 for non-players 
  • Sponsor a Veteran and a guest for $60 
  • Cash Bar (beer and wine) 
  • $500 in “funny money” 
  • Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Money Wheel
  • Appetizers included 
  • Live DJ and dancing  
  • Silent auction

To click here to purchase tickets.. No refunds after Dec. 1, 2018.  For infromation about the event contact The point of contact for this event is Mr. Collin Nole, UMA President or email UMA@uspto.gov.

UMA is an IRS-registered 501c3 non-profit charity whose mission is to provide fellowship, mentorship, and support for military Veterans working at the USPTO, and to help educate others on the important contributions that Veterans have made – and continue to make – to the workforce and our nation at large.  Membership is open to everyone regardless of military status.