Published on Wed, Sep 12, 2012
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The Michael Trebert Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the First Presbyterian Church, 139 W. Eighth St., Port Angeles; 10:45 a.m. arrival time, business meeting at 11 a.m., followed by lunch and a program.
The DAR was founded in 1890. It is a volunteer women’s service organization dedicated to keeping America strong by promoting patriotism, preserving history and supporting education programs.
Women interested in applying to DAR are welcome to attend.
For more information on the DAR, go to www.dar.org or e-mail the Chapter Regent at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jake Fish and Tom Flanik will be doing a veterans seminar at Prairie Springs Assisted Living, 680 W. Prairie St. in Sequim at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. They will discuss available assisted living locations in the area.
They also will be setting appointments for the Port Angeles and Sequim areas for submitting VA claims and will give details on applying for VA registration online.
For more information, contact Flanik, the Fleet Reserve Association and Marine Corps League VA Service Officer, at 477-4077 between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday.
The annual Retiree Seminar for the United States Armed Services will be from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at the Cinema Plus Theater at Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor.
There also will be a seminar from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Nor’Wester at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Information on legislative matters, policy and benefits will be covered.
For additional information, call Bangor at 360-396-4115 or Whidbey at 360-257-6289.
Honor flights to memorials
World War II Honor Flights transport America’s veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.
Top priority is given to America’s most senior heroes — survivors of World War II and any veteran with a terminal illness. The trip takes three days and is free for the veteran. For more information, go to www.honorflight.org.
For our area, a regional hub is Inland Northwest Honor Flight that can be reached at 509-624-0222 or www.inwhonorflight.org.
If you would like to support this effort, please contribute online at either of these sites or at any US Bank branch.
Operation Holiday Stockings will have a booth at the Sept. 22 Open Aire Market and would love to have folks come by to write a note to put inside a stocking. Any donations will be very much appreciated.
They are suggesting a $1 donation to help with the postage. Many thanks to the ladies of Stitch ‘n Bitch, the Lake Guntersville Homemakers and Ruth Stockdill for knitting stockings.
We need about 2,000, so if you are a knitter, please go to the website, www.operationholidaystockings.com and get the pattern — click on Make Stockings. E-mail email@example.com if you have questions.
Contributors: DAR, Regent, Joyce Stroeher,firstname.lastname@example.org; American Legion and MOAA, Lorri Gilchrist, email@example.com; VFW Commander Roger Padie, firstname.lastname@example.org; Marine Corps League, Terry Roth, email@example.com; Korean War Veterans, Jerry Rettela, firstname.lastname@example.org; Fleet Reserve Association, Tom Flanik, email@example.com