The DAV Auxiliary Betty J. Wimmer Member of the Year Committee is honored to announce that Rita Fuchs, from West Allis Unit #19, is the winner. Rita is currently serving as Unit Chaplain, VAVS Deputy for Zablocki VAMC and is a member of the State Audit Committee.
Rita volunteers in the DAV Transportation office one day a week, assists at forget-me-not drives and brat fries, and helps coordinate volunteers for special events at Zablocki VAMC.
She crochets butterflies to attach to Easter baskets for Children’s Hospital, and volunteers at: Jen’s Sweet Treats for special fundraisers; visually impaired Patriots motorcycle group; raising money for AED equipment for Cudahy sports; Flight of a Lifetime event to raise money for honor flights; and as a cashier at Cudahy 4th of July city event. Rita is also involved with caring for and rehabilitating dogs.
Rita is always willing and ready to volunteer wherever needed. Both veterans and transportation drivers enjoy visiting with her. She is dedicated to the mission of the DAV and DAV Auxiliary.
Congratulations, Rita. We are so proud of you.