The following awards were given for the 2010-11 Association year. Congratulations to the winners.
Saturday, October 29th
RPNW(e) Pete Lazzaretti took the oath of office for Regional President, Northwest and joined the National Board of Directors.
PRPNW Tom Flanik, regional Time & Place Chairman announced that the 2012 NW Regional Convention will be held September 14-16 in Everett, WA and sponsored by Everett Branch #170. More information will be forthcoming.
This years convention in Boise was decently attended by Shipmates from Branches #18-Seattle, #29-Bremerton, #38-Spokane, #46-Honolulu, #59-Cheyenne, #97-Whidbey Island, #104-Tacoma, #170-Everett, #174-Olympic Peninsula, #328-Roseburg, and #382-Boise.
Also in attendance was NP Jim Scarbo, Branch#40-Chesapeake, VA, NVP Jeff Gilmartin, Branch#207-Potomac Region, and 2011-12 NVP Candidate RPRSE Mark Kilgore, Branch #22-Pensacola, FL.
Elected to represent the NW Region for 2011-12 is RPNW(elect) Pete Lazzaretti, Mt. Rainier Branch #104, Tacoma, and RVPNW Peg Burke, Inland Empire Branch #38, Spokane.
The PRPNW Advisory Council is being reformed and all PRPNW will be receiving either an email, or a letter requesting their input.
Photos will be posted once they are received.
Shipmate Jim Jones of Eugene Oregon Branch #151 has received the 2011 Andrus Award for Community Service.
Way to go Shipmate!!
Full Article located at: http://democratherald.com/news/local/article_fbcf4b76-e41f-11e0-a4ff-001cc4c03286.html
Regional President NW Hazel Bettencourt (Br#382, Boise), and Regional V. President Pete Lazzaretti (Br#104, Tacoma) attended the National Midyear Association board meeting held this last week in Alexandria, VA.
The trip included the annual visits to Capitol Hill.