February 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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February 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Gerry Northrup, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum. 53 members were present. Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-at-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ken Anderson provided the invocation. Officer Reports Welcome Remarks: Commander … Read More

Operation Thanksgiving 2019

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Operation Thanksgiving 2019 means our Del Webb Association of Veterans and Military Supporters are once again providing a gift of thanks to military families in need at MacDill Airforce Base.  If you want to sponsor a Thanksgiving Box for a military family, you can sign up in the WiFi Café at the Oasis from Monday, October 14th to Friday, October … Read More

Member of the Quarter – Christopher DiBiase

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A.V.M.S is proud to recognize our next Member of the Quarter Christopher DiBiase. Chris and his wife Kristin moved to Del Webb in February 2018. “It’s one of the best decisions we ever made,” says Chris, “Del Webb Lakewood Ranch and its residents are fun, active, involved, and care for each other. Although I’m not a veteran, I am a … Read More

Veterans Group To Host Vanessa Baugh Manatee County Commissioner on August 13

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Monthly Meeting To Host Vanessa Baugh Manatee County Commissioner In August our Lakewood Ranch veterans group monthly meeting will host Vanessa Baugh, Manatee County District Five Commissioner. Commissioner Baugh Presenting “State of Manatee County” The honorable Commissioner Vanessa Baugh will present a “The State of the County” address at our general membership meeting. This is a one-of-a-kind meeting that every … Read More

Dance Party 2019 Fundraiser Benefits M.O.T.S.

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Join The Fun Saturday, May 18 Don’t miss the PARTY OF THE YEAR on Saturday, May 18th at 7:30pm in the Oasis Ballroom. Del Webb’s own Veteran’s Association (AVMS) hosts DANCE PARTY 2019. This fundraiser features: Music through the Decades Dancing Prizes Raffles Chinese Auction Fundraiser Event Benefits Manasota Operation Troop Support All proceeds to benefit the Manasota Operation Troop … Read More

Southeastern Guide Dogs Featured at April Monthly Meeting

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Karen Conkel and Sean Brown from Southeastern Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs Levi and Pella Fetch a Crowd Southeastern Guide Dogs’ ambassadors Karen Conkel and Sean Brown were the featured guest speakers at our April 2019 monthly meeting. Conkel, with her Ambassador dog Levi, discussed how SGD transforms the lives of their clients, while Brown shared how his service dog Pella positively affected his post-war life. Conkel is especially drawn … Read More

January 14, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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January 14, 2020 Meeting Minutes Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Gerry Northrup, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum. 49 members were present. Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-at-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ken Anderson provided the invocation. Officer Reports: Welcome Remarks: Commander … Read More

AVMS Fundraiser for M.O.T.S. – March 28

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50 Years of Rock & Roll Dance Party Are you ready to “Rock Around the Clock”? Then save the date: March 28, 2020 for the next AVMS fundraiser for Manasota Operation Troop Support (M.O.T.S.). “50 Year of Rock & Roll” is a dance party featuring hits from the 50s to the 90s and beyond. When you’re not rockin’ it on … Read More

December 11, 2019 Meeting Minutes

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December 11, 2019 Meeting Minutes Attendance: Directors present were Herman Martinez, Jerry Hufford, Bob Sharak, and Ernie Wawrowicz.  Thus, there was a quorum. 45 members were present. Call To Order: Herman Martinez called the meeting to order at 6:35 pm.  Director-at-Large Ernie Wawrowicz led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ken Anderson provided the invocation. Officer Reports Welcome Remarks: Commander Martinez recognized … Read More

October 8, 2019 Meeting Minutes

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October 8, 2019 Meeting Minutes Attendance: Directors present were Herman Martinez, Jerry Hufford, Bob Sharak, Steve Milbrod, and Ernie Wawrowicz.  Thus, there was a quorum. 40 members were present. Call to Order: Herman Martinez called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Member at large Ernie Wawrowicz led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ken Anderson provided the invocation. Officer Reports Secretary’s … Read More

September 10, 2019 Meeting Minutes

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September 10, 2019 Meeting Minutes Attendance: Directors present were Herman Martinez, Jerry Hufford, Bob Sharak, Steve Milbrod, Bob and Ernie Wawrowicz.  Thus, there was a quorum. Call To Order: Herman Martinez called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Member at large Ernie Wawrowicz led the Pledge of Allegiance. Herman Martinez provided the invocation. New Members:  Herman Martinez gave welcoming … Read More

August 13, 2019 Meeting Minutes

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August 13, 2019 Meeting Minutes Attendance: Directors present were Herman Martinez, Steve Milbrod, and Ernie Wawrowicz. Absent were Jerry Hufford and Pat Sefton. Thus, there was a quorum. Due to the Nature of the guest speaker, Vanessa Baugh, that portion of the meeting was attended by both members and non-members. Call To Order: Herman Martinez called the meeting to order … Read More