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Mar 27

Unit/Branch Transitions – March 2015

Branch Unit News

Branch Unit News

We have good news and bads news for the Northwest Region in this quarter’s status of NW Branches and Units.

First the good news. LAFRA National President Doris Fri (Mo-Kan Unit #161) and LAFRA RPNW Lauren Wynn will be re-establishing Everett Unit #170 on April 3rd. Installation of officers and initiation of news members of the unit will happen starting at 1600 in the Branch #170 home.

All Shipmates and Auxiliary members are cordially invited to attend. The Branch #170 home is located at 6802 Beverly Blvd, Everett, WA 98203.

Here is a copy of the NORTHWEST REGION – UNIT 170 PRESS RELEASE

And now for the bad news, RPNW Mike Archer accepted the surrender of Lower Columbia Branch and Unit #363, Longview, WA at the beginning of March. The NBOD voted and accepted the surrender in NBR 21-15. Members of the branch were given until March 31st to either transfer their membership to another branch or the MAL list.

With the surrender of Branch #363’s charter, the number of branches left in the region is now 29 spread over Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, Guam, and the Philippines.