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Black History Month Celebration

Jan 19, 2006

Members, supporters,

Just a short note in between updates to let you know that
the Quantico Chapter still has limited tickets for their
Black History Month Celebration that features Lieutenant
General retired Frank Peterson. Please review the
attachment and reserve your ticket(s) today.

A few sad notes to pass, Original Montford Pointer Jack
McDowell recently lost his daughter, Linda Fortune. She
was 54. Notes of condolence may be sent to Jack and Brenda
at:
Mr. & Mrs. Jack McDowell
4029 Marion Way
Long Beach, CA 90807

Former National Public Relation Officer, Master Gunnery
Sergeant Gilbert Taylor recently lost his Mother in New
York. Notes and cards may be sent to “T” at;

MGySgt Gilbert Taylor
Norvi Apartments
110 Burson Street Apt 39J
St. Robert, MO 65584

National Financial Secretary David Fortune recently lost
his Mother. Notes and cards of condolence may be sent to
David at:

Mr. David Fortune
1312 Burton Avenue
Sharon Hill, PA 19079

Original Montford Pointer and 2006 MPMA Hall of Fame
inductee John Vanoy of the Chicago Chapter recently lost
his wife. Notes and cards may be sent to Mr Vanoy at:

Mr. John Vanoy
11432 South Wallace
Chicago, IL 60628

On a more positive note, long time MPMA member Major
Patrica Johnson will be promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in
ceremonies at the Pacific War Memorial, Kaneohe Bay on 1
February 2006 at 1400 (2:00 PM) with a reception
immediately following at the Officers Club.
Congratulations to Pat!!!!

Please remember to do what you can to make sure we take
full advantage of the events around Black History Month to
recognize our heroes!!!!

QUANTICO Chapter #32 Of the Montford Point Marine
Association, Inc Will be Celebrating the 1ST ANNUAL
HERITAGE DINNER AND SOCIAL

sATURDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2006
6:00 pm to 12:00 am AT GEIGER HALL EXPEDITIoNARY WARFARE
SCHOOL BLDG 2077 GEIGER RD, QUANTICO, VIRGINIA
CEREMONY WILL BEGIN AT 7:00 PM
Please come out and join us as we pay tribute to

The ORIGINAL MONTFORD POINT MARINES Tickets are on sale
Key Note Speaker:LtGen Frank E. Petersen United States
Marine Corps Retired.
Contributions: $35.00 per person

All Tickets must be purchased No-Later-Than January 31,
2006.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TOWARDS THE CHAPTERS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Driving Directions


From North DC area

Take 95 South towards Richmond
Merge onto VA-619 E via EXIT 150A toward TRIANGLE /
QUANTICO (Gate access required).
VA-619 E becomes FULLER RD continue aboard Quantico for 
 2.5 Miles
Turn Left on Geiger RD continue up the hill for 0.4 miles
Geiger Hall will be on the right BLDG 2077

From South Richmond area

Take 95 North towards DC
Merge onto VA-619 E via EXIT 150A toward TRIANGLE /
QUANTICO (Gate access required).
VA-619 E becomes FULLER RD continue aboard Quantico for 
 2.5 Miles
Turn Left on Geiger RD continue up the hill for 0.4 miles
Geiger Hall will be on the right BLDG 2077


Reminder:
To gain access to the Base you must have a valid driver’s
license, proof of current vehicle insurance and vehicle
registration.
For ticket information contact:
Quantico_chapter32_president@yahoo.com

James Averhart
Social Hour 6-7pm
Po Box 371
Semi Formal Attire
Stafford, Va 22554
Southern Style Buffet
540-446-6811

Joe

Joe Geeter
27 Red Tail Court
Limerick, PA 19468
610 495 3619 Hm

 JAMES E STEWART JR PRESIDENT

JOHN TILLMAN VICE PRESIDENT

Historical advisor Byron Stewart PhD

 

5708 CHRIS MAR AVE
CLINTON MARYLAND, 20735
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