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    Ahoy Members and Friends, We have added our council’s name among those supporting the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society’s Running Team,
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 24, 2013

      Ahoy Members and Friends,


      We have added our council’s name among those supporting the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society’s Running Team, http://action.nmcrs.org/page/outreach/splash/mcm, participating in the 38th annual Marine Corps Marathon this Sunday, October 27. You too can cheer them as well – read on.


      Just ahead we will make council contributions for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program, http://www.toysfortots.org, Wreaths Across America, http://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org, the Arkansas Division Sea Cadets, http://www.arkansasdivision.org, the National Liberty Ship Memorial SS JEREMIA O’BRIEN, http://www.ssjeremiahobrien.org, and the SS UNITED STATES Conservancy, http://www.ssusc.org.


      If you would like to give through the council, we will gladly accept your contribution – for the few who itemize contributions on tax forms, giving to the council is not tax deductable.  


      Heave Ho,



      Phelps Hobart

      Executive Director

      Pacific Merchant Marine Council

      Navy League of the United States

      (916) 739-6949


      PS Really appreciate more LIKES on our Facebook page and Followers on our Twitter page.



      PSS If thinking about joining the Navy League, do it promptly – a dues increase is in the wind. If a member, renew your membership with a 3-year membership ($125) – this category may disappear. Council affiliation with the Pacific Merchant Marine Council always welcome and appreciated!



      -----Original Message-----
      From: Captain Shelley Marshall [mailto:giving@...]
      Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:46 AM
      To: Phelps Hobart, Executive Director Pacific Merchant Marine Council
      Subject: Thank you


      Hello Phelps Hobart, Executive Director


      Thank you for participating in the 2013 Team NMCRS Marine Corps Marathon Fundraiser with your thoughtful and generous donation of $50.00 to support the team.


      The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society has been dedicated for more than 100 years to serving Sailors and Marines and family members during their time of need by providing grants, interest-free loans and serving as a trusted resource during life’s challenging moments.


      Thank you again for your generous donation.




      CAPT Shelley S. Marshall, USN (Ret)

      VP, Chief Development and Communications Officer Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society


      The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (EIN 53-0204618) is a non-profit charitable organization incorporated in the District of Columbia and declared tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Service. No goods or services were provided to you in return for your gift. Please print this message and retain for your records.



      From: Joe Schnurbusch, NMCRS [mailto:giving@...]
      Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2013 11:19 AM
      To: Phelps Hobart
      Subject: This is what I've been training for:




      Dear Phelps,

      26.2 miles. That's my goal this weekend.

      The 38th annual Marine Corps Marathon kicks off this Sunday, October 27, and for the first time, volunteers and staff members from the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society will make the run as a team -- and I'll be one of them.

      The Marathon will test our limits, but I know we're doing it for a great reason. The funds we raise will support Marines and Sailors, a mission close to the heart of our Society.

      Even if you can't be here with us in D.C., you can still cheer us on.

      Before we hit the starting line, add your name to a card for all of the Society runners in this year's Marathon. It will just take a second.

      Support our runners.


      I've been with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society since 2008, served in the Navy for 30 years, and been a runner for 20. Through all these pursuits, I've learned the value of hard work, commitment, and dedication.

      I knew about NMCRS when I was on active duty, but helping Sailors and Marines day to day as part of the NMCRS office in Norfolk has really opened my eyes to the breadth of services the Society offers.

      It truly is a team effort. That's why I'm so proud to represent the Society's team on Sunday.

      Will you add your name to support Team NMCRS before the Marathon?


      Thank you,


      Joe Schnurbusch
      Deputy Director
      Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Norfolk

      P.S. Want to support our team with a donation? Explore our individual fundraising pages -- read more about the team members and make a contribution today.







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