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Welcome to the Virginia Moose District #8

The Virginia Moose Association's District #8 is a collection of five area Moose lodges. If you are interested in finding out more about what District 8 does, please contact a member in your lodge today!

Board of Officers

Virginia Moose District #8 Board of Officers for 2016 - 2017
Position Name
President Steve Mattingly
(804) 919-0855
Vice President Joe Coleman
(804) 837-2211
Prelate Jack Olinger
(804) 481-2066
Secretary Ron Bennett
(804) 275-1406
Treasurer Jim Akridge
(804) 243-3043
Committee Chairpersons
Membership / Retention Clint Whittington
Charities Pete Thomas
Activities Steve Mattingly
Moose Legion Jack Garland
Youth Awareness Joe Vancil
Special Olympics Steve Mattingly
Community Service Joe Vancil
Tips / Training Jim Akridge

Participating Lodges

District #8 Member Lodges
Hopewell Moose Family Center #1472
4701 Western St
Hopewell VA. 23860
Chapter #1180
P.O. Box 95
Colonial Heights VA. 23834
2016 - 2017
Admin: Brad Ozmore
Governor: VACANT
(804) 458-1755
Sr. Regent: Madelyn Collier
Recorder: Mattie Rogers
Colonial Heights #1783
170 Moose Ave.
Colonial Heights VA 23834
Chapter #131
P.O. Box 855
Lexington VA. 24450
2017 - 2018
Admin: Robert Mingloski (acting)
Governor: Derek Pattison
(804) 526-1537
Sr. Regent: Judy Crocker
Recorder: Pat Edwards
South Hill Moose Family Center #1872
1201 W Danville St
South Hill VA 23970
Chapter #2035
P.O. Box 563
South Hill VA. 23970
2016 - 2017
Admin: Joe Glynn
Gov.: James Bowersack
(434) 447-5780
Sr. Regent: Jessie Evans
Rec.: Ginger Bowersock
Chesterfield #1980
9500 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Richmond VA. 23237
Chapter #2534
P.O. Box 920
Chesterfield VA. 23832
2016 - 2017
Admin: Ron Bennett
Gov.: Wakefield Foster
(804) 638-4822
Sr. Rgnt: Tracey Ladd-Shook
Recorder: Sandra Cottington
Dinwiddie Moose Family Center #1993
7212 Boydton Plank Rd
Petersburg VA. 23803
Chapter #1296
P.O. Box 1508
Petersburg VA. 23805
2016 - 2017
Admin: Joe Vancil
Governor: Earl Burgess
(804) 732-8563
Sr. Regent: Shanna Brown
Recorder: Charlene Risner

If materials on this page are not shown or are out of date, please contact the District 8 Secretary to have him provide updated materials to the Virginia Moose website. Please see the Contact Us page for directions on how to contact the Virginia Moose Association.

District 8 announces that its next meeting will be on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the Hopewell Moose Lodge.  We invite all members of the district to attend.  The officers meeting starts at noon with the General Membership meeting starting at 1:00 pm. 

We look forward to seeing everyone for a productive meeting.

The Virginia Moose District 8 invites all members that wish to expand their knowledge and help within the fraternity to attend our next meeting.  Do you want to help the fraternity?  We look forward to seeing you at the next district meeting.

District #8 Meeting Schedule
Date Location/Info
Sunday, January 15, 2017 Dinwiddie #1993
Saturday, March 25, 2017 Chesterfield #1984
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Hopewell #1472
Saturday, July 29, 2017 South Hill #1872

All officers meetings start at Noon with the General membership meeting starting at 1:00 pm.

Upcoming Events

VMA Convention
VMA Convention
VMA Convention
VMA Convention
09/09/2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
District #8 Meeting at Colonial Heights
09/11/2017 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ODML Meeting at Richmond East

Moose Membership Application

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