October 11, 2022 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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October 11, 2022 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Ken Anderson. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by President, Rich Greenberg. Roll Call/Attendance: All five Directors present: Rich Greenberg, Dave Chervin, Steve Milbrod, John Bastiani and Joe … Read More

September 13, 2022 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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September 13, 2022 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Paul Cote. Welcome Remarks: Two new members were welcomed by President, Rich Greenberg. Roll Call/Attendance: All five Directors present: Rich Greenberg, Dave Chervin, Steve Milbrod, John Bastiani and … Read More

July 12, 2022 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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July 12, 2022 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Ken Anderson. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by President, Rich Greenberg. Roll Call/Attendance: All five Directors present: Rich Greenberg, Dave Chervin, Steve Milbrod, John Bastiani and Joe … Read More

June 14, 2022 Meeting Minutes

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June 14, 2022 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. Board members present: Rich Greenberg, John Bastiani, Joe Ward and Linda Chambers. The Pledge of Allegiance was lead by Joe Ward. Guest Speaker: Herman Martinez, guest speaker committee chair, introduced Stacey Groff from Tidewell Hospice. Stacey talked about all the volunteer … Read More

Memorial Day Celebration 2022

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Memorial Day Celebration 2022 On Monday May 30th, Del Webb Association of Veterans and Military Supporters held our annual Memorial Day Celebration 2022 as American flags lined the entrances to our community. Tribute was paid to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great country.

Tribute to Heroes Parade 2022

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Tribute to Heroes Parade 2022 Del Webb’s Association of Veterans and Military Supporters marched in the Lakewood Ranch Tribute to Heroes Parade on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch on Sunday May 22, 2022. Here are some pictures of the AVMS participants: Many thanks to Lakewood Ranch and the Lakewood Ranch VFW for a great event, for inviting us to be … Read More

Webb Fest 2022

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AVMS Hosts Webb Fest 2022 Del Webb’s AVMS hosted Webb Fest 2022 on April 23rd. We sold over 350 tickets, which was a record. Our 50/50 raffle generated $1,006 to the winner and to AVMS. We had some great door prizes (see winners picture below). Our frozen treat truck was a big hit. And everyone had fun! The Lucky Penny … Read More

Keith Pandeloglou: Guest Speaker at AVMS Meeting

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Guest Speaker Keith Pandeloglou – Head of Community Activities for Lakewood Ranch – attended our AVMS Monthly Meeting on April 12th. He gave the Del Webb community a great overview of events and activities happening in Lakewood Ranch. He also spoke about future planned activities and events. His talk reminds us all of how great it is to be part … Read More

April 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes

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April 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. Guest Speaker: Herman Martinez, guest speaker committee chair, introduced Keith Pandeloglou, Executive Director of Community Activities in Lakewood Ranch. There were 102 Del Webb residents present to hear what Keith had to say about both current and future activities that are … Read More

Vietnam Veterans Day 2022 Ceremony

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Vietnam Veterans Day 2022 Ceremony Our Vietnam Veterans Day 2022 ceremony honoring our Vietnam Veterans occurred on Tuesday, March 29th, hosted by the Del Webb Association of Veterans and Military Supporters (AVMS). We were honored to have our community Veterans and guests from the Cypress Springs Retirement Facility join us for this event. Let us never forget the service and … Read More

March 8, 2022 Meeting Minutes

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March 8, 2022 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. The invocation was given by Rick Davis. Director-At-Large, Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by President, Rich Greenberg. Roll Call / Attendance: Directors present were Rich Greenberg, Linda Chambers, Steve Milbrod, and Joe Ward. … Read More

Jerry E. Hufford

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Jerry E. Hufford: In Memoriam On Feb. 8, 2022, the Del Webb community and AVMS lost a friend and leader with the sudden passing of Jerry E. Hufford. Jerry served as Commander of AVMS since 2020 and was the guiding force behind the programs and projects that AVMS sponsored. All of which carried the theme that was Jerry – helping … Read More

January 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes

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January 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford Commander called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM. Director-At-Large, Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Ken Anderson. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Commander Jerry Hufford. Roll Call / Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Rich Greenberg, Linda Chambers, Steve Milbrod, and Joe … Read More

October 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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October 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford Commander, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Rick Davis, subbing for Ken Anderson. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Commander Jerry Hufford. Roll Call / Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Rich Greenberg, Bob Sharak, … Read More

AVMS Board of Directors Positions

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The Del Webb Lakewood Ranch Association of Veterans and Military Supporters Board of Directors had three positions whose terms expire December 31, 2021: Commander Secretary Member-at-Large There was one nomination for each Board of Directors position, removing the requirement for an election. The successful nominees are: Jerry Hufford – Commander Linda Chambers – Secretary Joe Ward – Member-at-Large

AVMS Holiday Golf Cart Parade 2021

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AVMS Holiday Golf Cart Parade 2021 The AVMS Holiday Golf Cart Parade 2021 on Friday, December 10 evening was another great event! You guys are so talented, the Holiday Golf Cart Parade just gets better every year. Enjoy these pictures of your festive creativity. 2021 Golf Cart Parade Winners Our winners this year: Third Place – The Nutcracker Cart – … Read More

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2021

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2021 Del Webb Lakewood Ranch’s Veterans and Military Supporters held its Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony on December 7, 2021. Ken Anderson offered the Invocation to start the ceremony. Here are some pictures from the event: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor. The attack was a surprise … Read More

September 14, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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A.V.M.S. Meeting Minutes September 14, 2021 Call To Order: Rich Greenberg, Vice Commander, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Ken Anderson. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Vice Commander Rich Greenberg. Roll Call / Attendance: Directors present were Rich Greenberg, Bob Sharak, Steve Milbrod, and … Read More

August 10, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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A.V.M.S. Meeting Minutes August 10, 2021 (There was no meeting in July) Call To Order: Jerry Hufford, Commander, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Ken Anderson. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Bob Sharak, Steve Milbrod, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum of Directors. There … Read More

June 8, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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A.V.M.S. Meeting Minutes June 8, 2021 6:00 Pre-Meeting Demonstration of shutter installation – conducted by Steve Milbrod and Jerry Hufford. Demonstration was open to all Del Webb residents. Call to Order: Jerry Hufford, Commander, called the meeting to order at 6:45 pm. Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Jerry Hufford. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry … Read More

April 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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April 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Rich Greenberg, Vice Commander, called the meeting, both in the Oasis and Zoom, to order at 6:30 pm.  Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Ken Anderson. Attendance: Directors present were Rich Greenberg, Bob Sharak, Steve Milbrod, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum of Directors. There … Read More

March 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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March 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting, both in the Oasis and Zoom, to order at 6:30 pm.  Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Jerry Hufford, substituting for Ken Anderson. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Rich Greenberg, Bob Sharak, Steve Milbrod, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a … Read More

February 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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February 9, 2021 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting (Zoom) to order at 6:30 pm.  Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation was given by Ken Anderson. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Rich Greenberg, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum of Directors. There were 22 participants in the … Read More

January 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes

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January 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting (Zoom) to order at 6:30 pm.  Treasurer Steve Milbrod led the Pledge of Allegiance. Jerry Hufford provided opening remarks and wished everyone a healthy 2021. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Rich Greenberg, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum of Directors. … Read More

December 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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December 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting (Zoom) to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-at-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ken Anderson provided the invocation. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Gerry Northrup, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum. There were 20 participants in the Zoom meeting. … Read More

October 13, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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October 13, 2020 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting (Zoom) to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-at-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Cynthia Lambeth, sitting in for Ken Anderson, provided the invocation. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Gerry Northrup, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum. There were 19 … Read More

September 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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September 8, 2020 Meeting Minutes Call To Order: Jerry Hufford called the meeting (Zoom) to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-at-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ken Anderson provided the invocation. Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Gerry Northrup, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum. There we 23 participants in the Zoom meeting. … Read More

March 10, 2020 Meeting Minutes

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March 10, 2020 Meeting Minutes Attendance: Directors present were Jerry Hufford, Gerry Northrup, Steve Milbrod, Bob Sharak, and Joe Ward.  Thus, there was a quorum. 40 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. Welcome Remarks: Commander Hufford recognized … Read More

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

Member Appreciation Dance Party

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Member Appreciation Dance Party On September 17, 2022 AVMS held their Annual Member Appreciation Dance Party. Thank you to all the members who attended and partied the night away with us. As always, DJ Steve had everyone up and dancing. This is always a fun event where members get to meet other members for a good time. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_1CETw89q0IcNMlGGpFb1tnNTSOn-NSR/preview Thanks to … Read More

AVMS Charity Partners

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AVMS Charity Partners My Warrior’s Place My Warrior’s Place is a retreat center for Veterans, Military Service Members, Law Enforcement Officers, Fire Fighters and Blue, Silver & Gold Star Families. Additionally, My Warrior’s Place offers several amazing programs for those who have put their life on the line for our safety and well-being, endured the death of a fallen warrior … Read More

Lip Sync Battle and Dance Party 2022

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AVMS Presents Lip Sync Battle and Dance Party 2022 Fundraiser AVMS presents our first ever LIP SYNC BATTLE and DANCE PARTY on July 30, 2022!  Laugh and applaud as your Del Webb neighbors and friends lip sync and perform to their favorite songs.  We’re not sure what to expect, but we’re sure it will be a great time. You can … Read More