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Veterans Support Council, Inc.

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Charlie Russell, Senator Donnelly, Don Hawkins & Dave Sassman Don Hawkins, Mayord Greg Ballard & Russ Eaglin Don Hawkins, Dr David Hampton & Olgen Williams Bob Braun & Mayor Hogsett
Dr Willie Jenkins, Russ Eaglin and Don Hawkins Andre Carson and Don Hawkins Don Hawkins and Jill Fewell Jerry Morgan, Mayor Hogsett & Ken Hall

VSC is dedicated to helping Veterans, Military and their Families find the resources they need in order to help them succeed.

Click here to view a PDF Power Point Presentation on VSC's & MACV's History.

VSC's Mission:

To Support and promote service organizations that serve Veterans, Military Personal , and their Families.

VSC's Goals:

To Raise funds for and sponsor special Veterans projects: 1) MACV's annual "Mayors' Veterans Appreciation Day" event; 2) The annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner; 3) Initate various fundraisers throughout the year; and 4) Partner with projects that promote, support, and inform our veterans and military personnel about the services and benefits available to them and their families.

VSC is guided by an eleven (11) member Board of Directors, of which six (6) are Officers.

  • Members serving on the Board of Directors and/or as Officers must be Veterans except for one, that Director may be a spouse of a Veteran.

Officers & Directors -  Officers Re-Elected 11Feb19 (*Founding Director):

President, CEO &

Don Hawkins
Don Hawkins
(317) 632-0500


Ponytail Paul Cauley

Paul (Ponytail) Cauley
(317) 281-6610

Asst. Treasure &

Mike Hamm
Mike Hamm

(317) 371-9833

Asst. Secretary &

Paul Norton
Paul Norton
(317) 413-3431


Thomas Harris
Thomas Harris

(317) 294-9392

Exec. Vice-President &

Dave Sassman

Dave Sassman
(317) 313-3710


Dr Doty Taylor
Dr. Doty Taylor
(317) 517-6319

Treasurer & 

Jerry Morgan
Jerry Morgan
(317) 946-7020

Secretary &

Ron Sukenick

Ron Sukenick
(317) 696-1367


Andrew Janovicz

Andred Janovicz
(317) 762-5645


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VSC's Additional Information: 

  • VSC was formed as the official fund raising and promotional arm of MACV. VSC along with MACV connects Veterans, Military and their Families with service providers whose counselors, case managers, and support coaches can direct them/you to the goods, services, programs, benefits and a variety of other resources designed to make their/your lives easier.

  • VSC supports approved Veterans events and special programs for Veterans that will enable VSC to better serve our Marion County Veterans in any way we can.

  • VSC secures funding for MACV Veterans events and other special circumstances projects such as: making funds available to help veterans in emergencies, i.e. help with burials, Christmas, other Veterans Day events, or anything else approved by the Corporation's Board of Directors.

  • VSC is an Indiana Non-Profit Corporation that that was formed on the 10th of March, 2014. VSC secured its IRS 501 (c)(3) on the 28th of January, 2016. Our Federal ID # is: 46-4747247.

  • VSC does not have any paid staff. We are all unpaid volunteers. Rent and office space are donated by Homeless & ReEntry Helpers, Inc. The only bills VSC has is our business phone, internet bill and website fees which is just under $200.00 a month to AT&T and Web.com.

The Oath We Still Live By

The U.S. Armed Forces Oath of Enlistment Federal law requires everyone who enlists or re-enlists in the Armed Forces of the United States to take the below enlistment oath.

We do solemnly swear (or affirm) that we will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign, and domestic; that we will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that we will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help us God.

Past Directors 

  • *Mary Heintzelman
  • *Connie Boatright-Royster (Deceased)
  • *Russ Eaglin
  • *Larry Hear
  •  Jill Fewell
  • *Fred Bishop

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For Medical or Physical Emergencies:

If you or someone you are helping is hurt or in imminent danger, please get to a phone and dial 9-1-1 immediately. | If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, or facing a crisis, dial 2-1-1 in Indy or (866) 211-9966 for immediate help.  | If you are a victim of domestic violence dial 1 (800) 332-7385 or (317) 926-4357.

For Non-Emergencies:
If you are a Veteran or a Family member of a Veteran in search of information on his/her benefits and/or you/they require immediate services, please call 2-1-1, or contact one of the service providers or organizations listed on our "Resources" page.
Please Note:
VSC & MACV are only providers of the Information and Referrals you may need and does not provide any direct services.