As we begin the tail end of 2013, it is time to focus on an issue that should be of concern to all of us; membership! Now is the time to set our membership goals for 2013-2014. We must be bold in setting them. Our chapter is involved in many programs, unknown to much of our community; including monthly meetings with guest speakers, extremely active travel group, involvement with community projects and local and national social awareness programs. To support our chapter’s good work we need new members. We all must continue to have pride in being a member of our Ocean City, Maryland chapter. The more members we have the more we can accomplish.
A few words about our chapter meeting on November 14th. Plan to arrive early for a seat. We will have about 150 chairs. There will be standing room only after that. Doors open at the Knights of Columbus hall at 9:15am. The meeting will begin promptly at 10:00am.
Our December meeting (December 12th) will be an old fashion Christmas party. Last year we had delicious food and games and it was enjoyed by all. Members are again being asked to bring a covered dish or their favorite Christmas treat.
As we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11th, I recently came across the following: A veteran, whether active duty, discharged, retired or reserve is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America for an amount of “up to and including his life”.
That is honor, and there are way too many people in this country today who no longer understand that fact.
Stay tuned, much is happening with your chapter.
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