National Veterans Service Committee Activities

April 2019

by Nancy De Vito
It’s beginning to look a lot like Spring. we were very lucky such mild winter weather this year. I am So glad I got my husband a snowblower for Christmas. It’s still sitting nicely in its box. Yes!

Thank you to the outgoing officers for yet another challenging year. However, elks always come out on top. Congratulations Phyliss and her new slate of officers, I wish you an awesome and successful year.
it’s with great sadness to say we lost a great American WWII Veteran John Kaufman. We will never forget you and will miss you more than you’ll ever know. rip John.

Our Veterans committee is in the planning stages of for the coming year. A special thank you to Stephanie Pandolph for adopting two Vets at Willow Springs and for taking care of the birthday and Christmas cards for our Veterans at Willow Springs and Menlo parK. you’re a great perSon with a huge heart.

We were invited to Vineland Veterans home on April 5, and Willow Springs April 10th., for an appreciation luncheon.

I am in the process of filling out the application for the 50/50 raffle license for thiS yearS fluKe tournament whiCh will Be on July 27,2019. pleaSe, if By ChanCe you don’t receive a book of tickets in the mail they will be at the lodge or just ask any Veteran Committee person. We depend on your support.

I received an email from the East Orange Veterans Hospital asking about our fishing trips we provide for our Vets/ Military. They have been enjoying our trips and our hospitality the last couple of years and are hoping to join us again for a day of fun. Our trips are: June18th, July 16th, Aug. 20.
God Bless America and God Bless our Veterans/Military.

God Bless America and God Bless our Troops.

So long as there are Veterans,
the Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks will never forget them!

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