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Volunteers spruce up Disabled American Veterans building in Port St. Lucie

'We just want to make it a safe place for veterans to come,' Rodney Deflumeri says
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Posted at 3:56 PM, Aug 24, 2023

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Disabled veterans on the Treasure Coast will soon see a revamped building they’ve depended on for more than 30 years.  

The Disabled American Veterans building on California Boulevard in Port St. Lucie needed renovations.  

Volunteers with Home Depot pitched in with veterans that use the building to replace ceiling tile and insulation. They painted the entire inside hall as well.  

This building is used by the Disabled American Veterans group to help vets process VA claims, helping them get the benefits they earned.  

“It’s just a feel-good project. So, much negativity, this feels really good," DAV chapter 113 Senior Vice Commander Rodney Deflumeri said. "We just want to make it a safe place for veterans to come, file their claims and get what they deserve for their military service.”  

Along with all the work inside, there is a tribute outside the building, which was also recently repainted. Volunteers put signs up outside in the yard of the DAV building, thanking military veterans for their service.