Annual Awards and Recognition Luncheon at McKellar's Lodge
March 25, 2017
President Chavez introduced chapter member BG (Ret) Joe Nagel attending his first meeting; and special guests Steve Quesenberry and John Chandler, President and Secretary respectively of NC Chapter #97 National Sojourners who accepted a $600 donation from our chapter.
Following lunch, President Chavez presented the “State of the Chapter” report covering CY 2016. A copy of this report is posted in the “Document” section of this website.
The main theme of this meeting, however, was recognition of chapter members for their significant service and/or contributions to the chapter.
Certificates of appreciation and chapter coins were presented to Sara VanderClute, George Glann, Steve Mannell, Bruce Brown, and Dennis Franken for making a difference through their extraordinary service and/or contributions.
MOAA Leadership Awards were presented to Don Gersh and Art Rodriguez for their distinguished service over a period of time while serving in key leadership positions.
Finally, the 2016 Robert F. DeMeter Chapter Service Award was presented to Ralph Hinrichs for outstanding service to the chapter in his capacity as Personal Affairs Officer for the past 2 years. Assisting in the passing of the trophy was Tammy Beshlin previous year recipient of the award. Ralph was also the lucky winner of the 50/50 raffle, and donated his half to the scholarship fund.
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