CHAPTER CHATTER

The Official Newsletter of the
Shenandoah Valley Chapter #313
Korean War Veterans Association
Lewis M. Ewing, Editor
April 2016
COMMANDER'S COMMENTS

     ATTENTION!!!    VOTE!    VOTE!    VOTE!

Although our Past Commander, Narce Caliva is no longer a candidate for the position of National KWVA Director as he was appointed to the Board to complete the term of another Director who had to resign due to his ill health, this year's election is an important election that will affect the continued success of our KWVA. Please do vote.

Don Netschke

     The January/February issue of The Graybeards contains the official ballot. Your ballot must be received no later than May 10, 2016. The resumes for certified candidates can be reviewed in this issue, pages 12 through 18.

     I wish to extend a thank you to 

those members who provided reading material to be sent to the VA hospital. Reminder, only paperback books can be utilized. We can also collect magazines, such as outdoor magazines, National Geographic, Smithsonian, Reader's Digest, automotive periodicals, etc.

     A reminder: let's mark your calendars for Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16. Thes are the days that we will hold the first 2016 fundraiser for our Chapter. We will be at the Pleasant Valley Walmart. We will be operating on two-hour shifts from 8 to 6. Dick Boxwell is the Chairman for fundraising efforts.

     Let's not forget that new membership members are essential to our future and viability. When you meet somebody ask if they have served in Korea or

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Apr 2

 

Apr 5

 

Apr 12

 

 

 

Apr 15 & 16

 

Apr 29

All Veterans Breakfast @ Golden Corral

Be seated by 8:15 am.

SVC-KWVA Board of Directors Meeting

@ Macedonia U M Church @ 9:00am.

SVC-KWVA Membership Meeting at the

American Legion Post #21 building:

     Lunch @ 1:00pm

     Meeting @ 2:00pm

SVC-KWVA Spring Fund Raiser.

See reminder below.

SVC-KWVA Participating in the Apple Blossom Festival Firefighters Parade. Assembly time and location TBD.

SPRING FUNDRAISER

     Our new Fund Raising Committee Chairman, Dick Boxwell, wants to remind everyone that our Spring Fund Raiser will be held on Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th at the Pleasant Valley Walmart. The day begins at 8:00am and goes to 6:00pm and is divided into five two-hour shifts X four workers per shift = 20 workers for the day - that's all!

     We wish to remind everyone that these fund raisers are the major source of income to fund our Chapter activities throughout the year. They are critical if our Chapter is to continue to remain active and be one of, if not the, best Chapters in the entire Korean War Veterans Association.

     FOR THE FUND RAISER TO BE SUCCESSFUL WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO AGREE TO WORK A SHIFT AND TO BE SURE TO SHOW UP AT YOUR APPOINTED TIME.