Section 1 – Name

The name of the organization shall be "Beirut Veterans of America, Inc."  It may be referred to as "organization," "foundation," "corporation," "Association" or "BVA."

Section 2 – Principal Office

The principal office of the BVA shall be 1099 N. St. Clair Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077-4212.  The location of the principal office may be changed from time to time by a simple majority vote of the Board of Directors. Additional offices, or chapters, are hereby authorized and may exist throughout the United States and elsewhere if deemed necessary.

Section 3 – Corporate Status

The BVA shall be incorporated in the State of Ohio as a not for profit corporation, and shall file that paperwork necessary with the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") of the United States for recognition as a 501(c)(3) not for profit charitable organization.