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News, Events, Meetings Schedule, & Chapter Awards

Newsletters (The Desert Duster)

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2018 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters:
JANUARY 2018  MARCH 2018  MAY 2018revised 4/22/18  

The 2015-2017 archived newsletters may be accessed by clicking the military graphic to the right.


2018 Events Schedule/Calendar

BOARD MEETING ::: Board of Directors meeting is the 1st Wednesday of each month 8:30-10:00 am at the Friends in Deed Building, Green Valley (members welcome to attend).

CHAPTER MEETINGS ::: Chapter meetings are held at the Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse in Green Valley; check this website for meeting dates and times. A chapter newsletter with event information will be posted on this page of the website.

CHAPTER MEETING RESERVATION FORM

2018:

January 13  10:00 am – MOWW Massing of the Colors & Service Remembrance; Sahuarita High School Auditorium

January 23  12:00-2:00pm – Luncheon Meeting; Diana S. Kellermeyer, the Chief of Blind Rehabilitation Service and the Southwestern Blind Rehabilitation Center (SWBRC) at the Tucson VA; Quail Creek Clubhouse.

February 27  12:00pm – Auxiliary Luncheon to Benefit TROT; Quail Creek Clubhouse.

March 22  4:30pm-6:30pm -“Mix & Mingle”, Hors d’oeuvres. Highlights: MOAA Jeopardy, and Silent Auction. Quail Creek Clubhouse. No Host Bar.

April 13-15 – Healing of Memories Workshop (free for women veterans only). THIS LINK will navigate you to the flyer, registration process, and additional information.

May 1 – JROTC Scholarship Dinner; Quail Creek Clubhouse. Social: 4:30pm   Dinner: 5:15pm

June 2 – Spring AZCOC Meeting · Luke Chapter in Phoenix, AZ

September 18 – Luncheon: 12:00pm (Social: 11:30am) Reservation Form

October 1-4 – Fall AZCOC Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Lt General Atkins to present LOE Awards (date may change)

November 14 – Dinner: Quail Creek Clubhouse. Social: 4:30pm   Dinner: 5:15pm  More info: TBA

December 10 – Dinner: Quail Creek Clubhouse. Social: 4:30pm   Dinner: 5:15pm  More info: TBA


Green Valley Chapter MOAA Awards

2016 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1st Lt Richard “Dick” Newman, President 2015

2015 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

Lt Col John McGee, President 2014

2014 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

Lt Col John McGee, President 2013

2013 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1st Lt Richard “Dick” Newman, President 2012

2012 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1st Lt Richard “Dick” Newman, President 2011

2011 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

Lt Col Darren Venters, President 2010

2010 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

COL Lynda Linker, President 2009

2009 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

MAJ Steven Abel, President 2008

2008 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

CDR John Chernoski, President 2007

2007 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

CDR Joel Greenberg, President 2006


The Green Valley Chapter is the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Winner of the National MOAA Communication Award for Best Web Site in Category V Chapters. MAJ Steven Abel and CPT Kelly Galvin collaborated as co-webmasters throughout those years to maintain our website.

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