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News, Events, Meetings Schedule, & Chapter Awards

Newsletters (The Desert Duster)

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2022 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters:
JAN 2022  MAR 2022  MAY 2022  JUNE 2022 (published mid-June)  SEPT 2022 (published early September)

2021 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters:
JAN 2021  MAY 2021  JUNE 2021  SEPT/OCT 2021
 NOV 2021gv-moaa_archived-newsletters

Access the archived newsletters from 2015 to 2020.


2022 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). All meetings via Zoom until further notice.

CHAPTER MEETINGS ::: Chapter meetings are held at the Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse in Green Valley unless otherwise indicated below. 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

18 January – Luncheon Meeting 11:30-1:30 ::: Location: Dominick’s in Green Valley

15 March – Dinner 5-7:30 Surviving Spouse program ::: Location: Grill on the Green in Green Valley

2 May – Dinner 5-7:30 Scholarship Awards ::: Location: Grill on the Green

21 September – Luncheon 11:30-1:30 ::: Location: TBA

15 November – Dinner (possibly Mix & Mingle): Election of New Officers 5-7:30 ::: Location: TBA

8 December –Holiday Dinner: Installation of New Officers 5-7:30 ::: Location: TBA


Green Valley Chapter MOAA Awards

GV MOAA LOE Award 2020
2021 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1St LT Joe Longo President 2020

2020 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1St LT Joe Longo President 2019

2019 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1St LT Joe Longo President 2018

2018 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

LCDR Jim Knox President 2017

2017 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

LCDR Jim Knox President 2016

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 has been the winning recipient of several National Communication Awards.

2020 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Awards: 5-Star  winner for the website and newsletter. Marianne Cobarrubias, webmaster/news editor.

2020 GV MOAA Web & News Communication Awards

2008, 2009, and 2010 National MOAA Communication Awards for Best Website in Category V Chapters. MAJ Steven Abel and CPT Kelly Galvin, co-webmasters.

GV MOA_Newsletter award years

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