Oct 18

NW Regional Website Updates

The regional website has been updated in the following tabs:
Convention tab.

Mar 06

2020 Conventions

Information in the conventions tab has been updated for the NW Region and the FRA/LAFRA National Conventions for 2020. The electronic link for making online reservations for the National Convention is now posted to this website.

Mar 06

2018-19 NW Region Essay Contest

Check out the Americanism-Patriotism Committee update under the Committee’s tab. A complete list of the winners is posted in this tab.

Sep 12

60 Years Continuous Membership

Shipmate Ed Spears of San Miguel, Philippines Branch 367 receives his 60-year continuous membership certificate from Branch President Lee Vatter.  Congratulations Shipmate Spears!

Aug 24

PNChap Bill Hall Elected Regional President

NWR Convention News


At the recent NW Regional Convention in Boise Idaho, Gem State Branch #382 President, PNChap Bill Hall was elected to be the NW Regional President for the 2018-19 Association year. Shipmate Bill was ceremoniously installed by FRA Past National President John Ippert. The full installation will occur at the FRA National Convention next month in San Antonio, Texas.

Additionally, S/M Scott Dudley, Whidbey Island Branch #97 vice-president was elected as the NW Regional Vice-President for the 2018-19 Association year and PRPNW Peg Burke of Inland Empire Br#38 was elected for a three-year term as Regional Secretary/Treasurer. Both Shipmates were sworn in and installed by PNP Ippert as well.

Shipmate Burke replaces PRPNW Hazel Bettancourt of Gem State Branch #382 who has served as the NW Regional Secretary/Treasurer since 2012.

The Ladies Auxiliary elected Gem State Unit #382 Secretary Rose Hall as NW Regional President-elect, and was ceremoniously installed by LAFRA National President Jean Smith. LAFRA PRPNW Marjorie Ippert assumed the duties as RVPNW. 

In other news, Seattle Branch #18 has been selected as the host of the 2019 NW Regional Convention. Location and dates will be announced after the 2018 FRA National Convention.

Jan 01

2018 National and Regional Convention Information posted

NW Regional Convention will be hosted by Gem State Branch and Unit #382, Boise, ID on August 17-18, at the Riverside Hotel in Boise. Convention flyer and more information can be found on the Conventions Menu Tab.

Additionally, the 2018 FRA/LAFRA National Convention will be held in San Antonio, TX on September 23rd – 30th, at the Omni San Antonio at the Colonnade. The convention is hosted by the FRA/LAFRA National Committee.

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