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.