AVMS Meeting Minutes May 14 2024

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AVMS Meeting Minutes May 14, 2024 Call to Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Member-at-Large, Deb DiStefano, led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation: Bob Turner Guest Speaker: JFCS Veteran’s Outreach – George Maggio was unable to attend the meeting due to two emergency situations. Mission BBQ – Mike Reilly, Mission BBQ’s Community Ambassador, provided sandwiches and macaroni and cheese for our meeting.  He also spoke about … Read More

April 9, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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April 9, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg -President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Director at Large Deb Distefano led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation: led by Bob Turner Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin. Roll Call/Attendance: All five Directors were present. Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced … Read More

March 12, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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March 12, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: John Bastiani Vice-President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Secretary Dave Chervin led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation: None during this meeting. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin. Roll Call/Attendance: Two Directors were present. Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that February’s meeting … Read More

February 12, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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February 12, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg -President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Secretary Dave Chervin led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation: Bob Turner. Mary Northrup honored the passing of Toby Keith for his support for Veterans. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin. Roll Call / Attendance: All … Read More

January 9, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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January 9, 2024 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg -President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Director-At-Large Deb Distefano led the Pledge of Allegiance. Invocation: Bob Turner – special mention was made for Fred Chapman who recently passed away. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin. Roll Call/Attendance: All Five Directors were … Read More

December 12, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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December 12, 2023 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: Bob Turner Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin. Roll Call / Attendance: All Five Directors were present Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that last … Read More

September 12, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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September 12, 2023 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: Bob Turner Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin. Roll Call / Attendance: All Five Directors were present Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that … Read More

Lip Sync Battle 2023

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Lip Sync Battle 2023 What a great night at Lip Sync Battle 2! Thank you Del Webb for all you do to support AVMS and the veteran charities that we support. This year we had 12 great acts that had the crowd cheering from the start. Here are your winners: Solo: Ellen Milbrod – “Let It Go” from Frozen Group: … Read More

July 12, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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July 12, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order:  John Bastiani, Vice -President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Vice – President, John Bastiani. Roll Call / Attendance: Four Directors were present (Rich Greenberg absent). Officer Reports: Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that … Read More

June 13, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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June 13, 2023 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. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by President, Rich Greenberg. Roll Call/Attendance: All five Directors were present. Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that the May 2023 meeting minutes were approved … Read More

Memorial Day Tribute to Heroes Parade

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Memorial Day Tribute to Heroes Parade The Del Webb Association of Veterans and Military Supporters (AVMS) was asked once again by the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance to be part of their Memorial Day Tribute to Heroes Parade on Main Street Lakewood Ranch. AVMS provided the Color Guard at the Main Stage. A contingent of AVMS members marched in the parade. … Read More

Memorial Day 2023 Ceremony

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Memorial Day 2023 Ceremony On May 29th, Del Webb’s Association of Veterans and Military Supporters held our annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Circle of Honor. All photos are property of Victoria Minni. Used with her permission. Every year we take time to honor our Veterans who lost their lives in service to our Country. This year, we had a … Read More

Splish Splash Party 2023

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Splish Splash Party 2023 On Saturday, May 27th, AVMS, assisted the Del Webb Lakewood Ranch HOA and Social Committee in presenting the Splish Splash Party. Great fun by the pool !

May 9, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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May 9, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm. Director-At-Large Dave Chervin led the Pledge of Allegiance. Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by President, Rich Greenberg. Roll Call / Attendance: Four Directors present: Rich Greenberg, Dave Chervin, Steve Milbrod, John Bastiani. Our Guest speaker was Jan Houck – … Read More

April 11, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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April 11, 2023 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. 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 Ward. Our Guest speaker was Kendra … Read More

Vietnam Veterans Day 2023

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Vietnam Veterans Day 2023 On March 29th, Del Webb’s Association of Veterans and Military Supporters held our annual ceremony at the Circle of Honor to remember the men and women who served in the Viet Nam War. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the final troops returning home. Sadly, many came back to protests and hate for their involvement in … Read More

March 14, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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March 14, 2023 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. 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 Ward. Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave … Read More

February 14, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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February 14, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes Call to Order: Rich Greenberg, President, called the meeting to order at 3:30 pm. Director-At-Large Joe Ward led the Pledge of Allegiance. 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 Ward. Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave … Read More

AVMS President Greenberg Receives Jerry Hufford Salute to Service Award

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AVMS President Greenberg Receives Jerry Hufford Salute to Service Award On January 25th, 2023, the Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Group presented AVMS President Rich Greenberg with the Jerry Hufford Salute to Service Award for his outstanding volunteer work in the Lakewood Ranch community. Rich’s tireless efforts in AVMS are instrumental in the success of AVMS supporting veteran’s charities in Manatee … Read More

Honoring Jerry Hufford with Your Donations

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AVMS Donates $3100 to Southeastern Guide Dogs On Tuesday, December 13th, AVMS Board Members Rich Greenberg, Steve Milbrod, and David Chervin accompanied Peggy Hufford and a number of her friends and Del Webb residents on a trip to Southeastern Guide Dogs for a very special tour. Peggy’s husband Jerry was President of AVMS at the time of his death in … Read More

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

Christopher DiBiaseMeeting Minutes

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

Christopher DiBiaseAbout Us, Member of the Quarter, News & Events

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

Beatles Tribute Band Glass Onion Concert October 4

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Save The Date: October 4, 2019 for our own “Magical Mystery Tour” concert at The Oasis with The Beatles tribute band The Glass Onion. The Glass Onion is voted one of the best Beatles tribute bands in Florida. “Come Together” and sing your favorite tunes and relive the sounds of the 1960s and 70s. As the Beatles say: A splendid … 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

October 10, 2023 AVMS Meeting Minutes

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October 10, 2023 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: Bob Turner Welcome Remarks: New members were welcomed by Secretary – Dave Chervin. Roll Call / Attendance: All Five Directors were present. Officer Reports Secretary’s Report: Dave Chervin announced that … Read More