Should Chapter 377 have a team as it has for
the past 3 years?If so, we need team captains
The Relay will be held on July 13 and 14 at
377 HAS BEEN THE ONLY TEAM with any overt military connections, and CHAPTER 377
members have proudly raised Old Glory at Opening Ceremonies since 2003.
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DeWittPark in Ithaca is the location of the Tompkins County War Memorials from the Civil War to Vietnam.
For several years,
the Sons of Union Veterans have volunteered to help maintain the grounds and monuments.Last year, Chapter 377 joined with them to keep things at the park ship-shape.
snow is gone, and it is time to spruce up the park for Memorial Day, Flag Day, and later on, Veterans’ Day.Some of the jobs include mulching the trees and shrubs, edging the lawn, cleaning the monuments, and keeping
the trash picked up on a regular basis.
Tending DeWittPark is one way we can honor those who have lost their lives in service to this country.
The meeting on April 2 was called to order at .We held elections.Everyone ran unopposed.Rene Sylvester
is now on the board of directors.There was no formal business because of elections,
but we did have two guest speakers, Carl Bullock and Frank Proto.They provided
very good information for veterans.
The meeting adjourned at
--Ron Pluck, Secretary
DirectorsArt Denman, Larry Housel,
Paul Pagliaro, George Pierro, Rene Sylvester
MAY 7General Meeting
MAY 19Armed Forces Day
MAY 28Memorial Day
June 4General Meeting
June 22-24State Council Meeting
Meetings are held at Dryden Veterans’ MemorialHome
on Dryden Road on the first Monday of each month.
I’d like to thank Carl Bullock for attending our last meeting and talking
to the veterans about all their VA benefits.I’d like to thank Frank Proto
for his update on the veterans’ cemeteries.Hope that both of them can
come again and keep us informed on more information as it comes through.
had a very short meeting last month for elections.The pizza from Todi’s
was very good.Thanks to the guys for chipping in for that and the sodas.
I’d like to thank everybody who showed up for the meeting.They
said that they learned a lot.
like the snow’s gone for good although Mothers’ Day hasn’t gone by yet!
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