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Final Call: Invitation: Navy League Pacific Merchant Marine Council 6th Anniversary Luncheon

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    Please notify me for any reservations not already submitted. Thanks, Phelps ... From: Pacific Merchant Marine Council To: PCR-NLUS@yahoogroups.com ;
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 8, 2012
    Please notify me for any reservations not already submitted.
     
    Thanks,
     
    Phelps
     
     
    ----- Original Message -----
    Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 11:41 AM
    Subject: Invitation: Navy League Pacific Merchant Marine Council 6th Anniversary Luncheon

     
     

    Navy League of the United States

    "Citizens in Support of the Sea Services"

     

    Pacific Merchant Marine Council

    You are cordially invited to our 6th Anniversary Luncheon ~ our Holiday Luncheon

    Date: Tuesday, 11 December 2012

    Time: Social 1100 ~ Lunch 1200

    Place: National Historic Ship Memorial S. S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN, Pier 45, San Francisco

    Guest speaker: Rear Admiral Joseph "Pepe" Castillo, Deputy Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area

     

    Cost: $20 in advance; $25 aboard the ship

     

    Details:
    Reservation checks payable to Phelps Hobart may be sent to PO Box 191403, Sacramento CA 95819-1403
    Donations in addition always welcome – they help us support the O’BRIEN and the Sea Cadets
    Guests welcome – complementary lunch for guests who join the Navy League and affiliate with the council

    Menu features a catered buffet meal by 907 Grill, Benicia, owned by Randy Ramos

    Randy's Famous Pork Wings (and you thought pigs can't fly)

    Build your own Taco Bar, Rice & Beans

    Chips, Salsa, Guacamole

    Petit Fours and Cake for desert

    Beer, wine and soft drinks/bottled water hosted by the United States Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association

    Music for the social will be provided by Rick Harris, country singer extraordinaire, Karen Freitas, violin, and Roger Bazeley, trumpet
    Ship T'wen Deck Hold #2 decorated by the Arkansas Division Sea Cadets
    Side Boys, Color Guard, and Piper duties performed by Arkansas Division Sea Cadets
    Fund-raising "Opportunity To Win" (50 – 50 drawing) to support for the National Liberty Ship Memorial S. S. JEREMIAH O'BRIEN
    Complementary parking in covered shed C, JEREMIAH O’BRIEN parking adjacent to the ship ~ leave this invitation on dash
    Carpooling encouraged
    Before lunch: prayer and remembrance of seafarers who have "passed over the bar" – taps
    During lunch: share news, a sea story, a joke, or a remark
    Brief Merchant Marine Council business meeting following luncheon; nominations, election, and installation of 2013 officers and directors
    Temperature possibly cool; dress accordingly
    Docent lead ship tours before and after the luncheon
    Information: (916) 739-6949, PMMC@...
    Next luncheon scheduled: March 2013
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    The Navy League of the United States, http://navyleague.org, founded with President Roosevelt's encouragement in 1902, is a civilian organization with nearly 46,000 members. The League reminds the American public and government officials that the United States is a maritime nation and that its national defense and economic well being are dependent upon strong sea services - the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and U. S. flag Merchant Marine. NLUS and its 250 councils sponsor activities, events, and awards along with supporting military and Sea Cadet units. Its monthly magazine Sea Power covers United States maritime defense news. The Pacific Merchant Marine Council, the League’s maritime logistics council, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PMMC-NLUS, was chartered 11 December 2006. It is engaged in and supports the United States maritime industry, the National Liberty Ship Memorial SS JEREMIAH O’BRIEN, and the Arkansas Division Sea Cadets. Luncheon meetings are quarterly. Memberships is $50 one year, $90 two years, and $125 for three years.
    Rear Admiral Joseph “Pepe” Castillo, USCG, Deputy Commander Coast Guard Pacific Area http://www.uscg.mil/pacarea/docs/RADM_Castillo_bio.pdf
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