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San Diego North County Chapter
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... Our regular meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM :

American Legion, Post 149
230 East Park Avenue
Escondido, Ca  92025

Our next General Meeting will be on

January 10, 2017

CHAPTER  SHIRTS:

Bring a new collared polo shirt (Red, White, Blue or Navy, any sleeve length) and $6.00 cash for each shirt for embroidery. Mark your name on the tag with sharpie or safety pin a piece of paper with your name to the shirt.  We will provide a Ziplock bag, order form, envelope and receipt. You can order as many shirts as you like, just include $6 for each shirt. The 1VP Membership will track the orders

NAME TAGS:

To order your magnet name tag, complete the form (attachment) and bring it to the meeting with your check payable to Glaser-Bailey Awards. The Financial Secretary will place the order and names tag will be delivered at the next meeting.

We meet monthly as a large support group for community awareness and military support. Watch our calendar for times and locations of additional events. All are welcome.

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FUTURE MEETING DATES:
January 10
February 11
March 11
April 8
May - 75th Anniversary Celebration
June 10
July 8
August 12
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Welcome 2016/17 Officers

 

President, Loretta Cook

1st Vice President, Judy Doose

2nd Vice President, Laura Wasilevich

3rd Vice President, Tahirih Post
Recording Secretary, Tina Heinemann

Financial Secretary, Ivana Trecroce
Treasurer, Ivette Razo
Chaplain, Becky Mack



Congratulations to our local NEB Members!!!


Kathryn Venable - National Bylaws Chair

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Become an "Official Hugger"

A great way to serve our troops is to welcome them home from deployment with open arms, especially those with no family to greet them.

Contact Loretta Cook for more information.
Let them know you are grateful for their service.  There's nothing like it.

Here's what's happening with

San Diego North County Blue Star Mothers

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Anne McClure places wreath and speaks his name: Phillip Campbell

Wreaths Across America San Diego 

Wreath laying ceremonies to be held at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Miramar National Cemetery and Greenwood Memorial Park. 

Local volunteers are working hard to ensure that veterans laid to rest at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Miramar National Cemetery and Greenwood Memorial Park are honored this December on National Wreaths Across America Day. This year, the ceremony, held simultaneously across the country at more than 1,000 locations, will be on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at 9:00am. The goal: to place a live, balsam fir wreath at the headstone of every veteran buried there and say each person’s name, so their memory lives on. 

“Each and every wreath is a gift from an appreciative person or family who knows what it means to serve and sacrifice for the freedoms we all enjoy,” said Karen Worcester, executive director of Wreaths Across America. “We are so humbled that the community of San Diego is participating in our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach.”

  From now through November, community members can sponsor the wreaths needed to honor veterans at San Diego’s national cemeteries and find more information at www.waasandiego.com and click on Sponsor a Wreath.
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Upcoming Events

December 4th - Nixion Library Honors Hometown Heroes
December 17, 2016 - Wreaths Across America
May 2017 - BSMA, Inc. 70th Anniversary


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SDNC BSMA HONORS OUR FOUNDING MOTHERS


THANK YOU KATHRYN CUSTER FOR YOUR VISION!
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NEWS FROM BSMA, INC.
 

2016/17 National Officers
Cyndi Ventura, President
Amy O'Campo, 1st VP
Stacy Anders, 2nd VP
Christine Boyde, 3rd VP
Lori Theumem 4th VP
Kade Rutherford, Recording Secretary
Carla Broacki, Financial Secretary
Brenda Ternullo, Treasurer


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San Diego North County Blue Star Mothers is a support group serving the San Diego area military and families. Our founding mothers first came together in September 2005 and meet regularly to share our worries, pride, and devotion to our children who are now serving in every branch of the military. We are an official chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., a group formed during World War II.

The
Blue Star Mothers of America is a non-partisan, non-political, non-sectarian, non-discriminatory and non-profit organization. We do not support any political candidate, nor do we endorse any religious organization. The military represents all aspects of America, as does our organization. Our mission is to support through service:

- United States military personnel who serve or have served honorably and their families
- Veteran's organizations
- Causes that will benefit military personnel

We hope that you will take the time to look through our web site. If you have a family member or friend in the military, we are here for you. If you are a proud American and want to do something to help, we are developing projects that will tell you how you can make a difference. - Kathryn Hood (Founder)

Click here to view our Brochure

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Our military service person's Mom serves also.....

She worries, she cries, she writes letters, emails, and sends packages.

Mostly she waits and she prays!

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