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From the President
Hope everyone is having a nice and a safe summer so far. Please remember we have the Otisville Fair coming up in August. We will need chapter volunteers to help out at our booth during the fair.
We have pancake breakfast coming up on October 8th at American Legion Post #151 from 7am to 12pm. We will need people to help starting at 5:30am to prepare and we will need people at the end to help clean up.
There are several other events coming up too. Please check out the up-coming events section of our site.
Around the Chapter
A quick Color Guard report. Port Jervis Firemen's Parade in July (not sure of the exact date, Ed Pavlich knows). Those who can march. It's a long parade, so be prepared. Uniform Of The Day to be announced. We are always looking for new members from Chapter #140. Be advised that you must be "squared away" and pass an inspection upon joining the Color Guard. Remember, you represent our Chapter and the military unit you served with, so stand proud and look sharp ! The Color Guard is always available for ceremonial services and we try to get good turnouts, so more members are needed. Cory Kilvert, Lee Zamot, Jose Cortez, Charlie Clark and SGT-AT-ARMS Artie Steinkemp are your Color Guard Chairmen.
Happy Birthday to the Following Members:
May 6th Paula Nolte May 9th Glenn Allen May 18th Donald Ellison May 18th Don Wells May 19th James Bruno May 22nd Jim Licardi May 23rd Tom Jablonski May 26th Floyd Babcock
June 8th William Quinn June 10th Edward Pavlich June 10th Robert Beemer June 12th Thomas Hermann June 13th Tom Fuller June 13th Charlie Czochanski June 14th Charlie Clark, Jr. June 21st Nick Sommarelli June 21st Mike Fisher June 24th Donna Frank
July 1st Abe Escobar July 4th Gene Rose July 6th Raul Rivera July 7th Bill Eagan July 14th Michael Escobar July 20th Joseph Fiumano July 21st Dan Daly July 30th Gary Baranowski
August 1st Gary Moore August 5th Fran Ortiz August 10th Elizabeth Dall August 12th Mary Ann Birchenough August 13th Marena Escobar August 19th William Burretto August 23rd Charlie Hilebrandt
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Chapter Address and Meeting Location
Chapter Mailing Address:
VVA of Orange County Chapter #140
PO Box 171
New Hampton, NY 10958
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Chapter Meeting Location:
185 Waywayanda Avenue
Last Tuesday of the Month at 7 PM
President :Ron Mercurio 1st Vice Pres :Mike Aiello 2nd Vice Pres :Tom Jablonski Secretary :Daniel P. Daly Treasurer :Vincent Gallipoli
Chaplain :Lou Ferrara Sgt. at Arms :Artie Steinkamp 3-Year Director :Charles Czochanski 2-Year Director :Harry Nolte 1-Year Director :Edward Lee Zamot 1-Year Director :Leo Ortiz 1-Year Director :Bob Dall
Scholarship: Bob Dall
Fund Raising: Leo Ortiz John Reuter
Supply Officer: Al Wilenken
Membership: Ed Pavlich
Finance: Vince Gallipoli
Parades/Color Guard: Cory Kilvert
Nominating Committee: John Thompson Charlie Clark
Pancake Breakfast: Ed Pavlich Sonny Hanewich
MIA/POW: Leo Ortiz Jose Cortez
Veterans Benefits: John Thompson Edward Lee Zamot
Coin Toss: Leo Ortiz Bob Dall
Raffles: Mike Aiello
β’ June 11th β American Legion Car Show
β’ July 8th β American Legion Pig Roast
β’ August 6th β Ed's Party
β’ August 9-13 β VVA National Convention β New Orleans
β’ August 24th through the 27th β Otisville Fair
β’ August 26th β Pig Roast
β’ September 16th β Coin Drop
β’ September 17th β MIA/POW Picnic
β’ September 29th β 10am Orange County Veterans' Picnic
β’ October 8th β Pancake Breakfast
β’ December 17th β Chapter Christmas
β’ Date TBD β Nam Knights Pig Roast at Post 488 in Monroe