Greg Fessler up-date :(
Life Member Greg Fessler is not responding to chemotherapy for stomach cancer. His wife, Connie, forwarded this e-mail.
"After going to
Dr. decided that
was not helping
Greg and that
the cancer was
have put him on
Right now, we
hope to be able
to manage his
care and pain
here at home. If
things get too
crazy or that we
are not able to
care for him any
longer here, we
will have him
Susan, has been
such a big help
and wants to
continue to be
here for both of
flying in today
and will be
staying a couple
of weeks or
diagnosis said 3
to 6 months. It
has now been
days. It's just
is able to sleep
most of the
time, so the
seem to be
Fessler's home phone # is 360-871-2395, and Connie's e-mail is email@example.com. Their mailing address is: 1475 Yukon Harbor Rd SE, Port Orchard WA 98366-8507.
Groton Subvets getting act
SUBVETS Night At the Aug 1 Kitsap Bluejackets Baseball Game
At the April General Membership Meeting, Kitsap Bluejackets Baseball Team owners Mr. & Mrs. Rick Smith were the guest speakers. Rick gave about a 30 minute review of the 9 year old semipro Bluejacket Baseball Team’s history, the league and many details of the organization and their desire for us to interact with the team.
Subvets night, will be on Friday evening, August 1st ,at 6:35 PM at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, the Bluejackets take on the Walla Walla Sweets.
Base Subvets will be recognized with special rates and the base commander will throw out the first ball. SK Ralph Harris will be on hand to sell his Subvet paraphernalia.
Please consider attending to support the Bluejackets and the base at this event.
Welcome Aboard New Member: Chad Lunceford (Ohio, Georgia)
Life Member New Kitsap Veterans Day Event Committee Chairman
John Gardner is the new Chairman of the “Veterans Day Event" to be held at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds, November 11th.
The first “Veterans Day Event” planning meeting will be held Wed, Sep 17th at the “Pancake House Restaurant”, 3900 Kitsap Way (near National Ave intersection), Bremerton (479-2422). We have reserved the back room for our meeting. The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. More to follow.
Next Event, Base Annual Picnic, Sunday, July 20th
The picnic will be held the Elks Club at 1100, Sunday, July 20th. Attendees are asked to bring a side dish to share; salads, vegetables, fruit or desserts.
A brief meeting with announcements will replace the July monthly meeting.
E-board meeting will precede picnic at 10 AM at the Elks.
Fourth of July Parade, Bainbridge Island
Nine base subvets participated in the annual Bainbridge Island 4th of July parade.
They were: Cdr Jim DeMott, Vice Commander Steve Corcoran, SK Ralph Harris, Float Mgr Sam Swenson, Dutch and Katie Kaiser, Britta Christianson, Rudi Rimando, Joe Gavasso, and Joe Hanisko.
Annual Fireworks Sale
Bremerton Base Vice Commander sends:
want to thank everyone for supporting the USSVI
Bremerton Base - USSVI firework sales. It has been awhile,
but we closed early on the 4th as our shelves were empty. Thanks
again to our fireworks manager
Mike Friend and
all our base members for the support this last week. Our
scholarship fund and additional charities that we donate to will
benefit from the sales. Thanks again!! It was a fun week.
Base Treasurer sends:
Bremerton Base will make approx. $3267 this year. (On Fireworks Sale)
(Final reconciliation with TNT will occur later, and will be reported/ed )
Photo by Dennis Nardone
Starting in April
(except July, Picnic, July 20th)
at FRA 29, 521 National Ave, Bremerton, WA
2014 Calendar below,
Photos by Dennis Nardone
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