L/CPL Robert J. Slattery, Marine Corps League Det #206, NEWSLETTER, Apr 2018 - #2

Detachment  Monthly Meetings

1st Wednesday of the month - starts 1930 ***UPSTAIRS HALL*** at  Post #155  American Legion Home 13-23 Legion Place Whippany 07981 phone# 973- 884- 2494  

2018 Schedule

Apr 4th - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp

May 12th - hours 0900 - 1700 the first Marine Rose event of the year at the 5Th annual Lake Hopatcong Foundation Block Party Lake Hopatcong NJ meet event coordinators Bob Stalzer and Lee Moreau at the event at 0830 to help set up the Tent schedule.

May 2nd - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp

May 26th - Flag placement at the Veterans grave sites  meet at the Legion at 0800 we  then car pool to  the Gate of Heaven cemetery in East Hanover when the detail is complete we come back to the legion for light refreshments

May 28th - Memorial Day Parade full details on det. web site*
* Monday Memorial Day Parade info: meet for Breakfast at the Hanover Twp. Rec Center 7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. followed by a Ceremony at the Veterans Monument at the Town Campus at 8:30:AM. at conclusion of the ceremony A bus will transport you to the Parade assembly area that forms up on East Fairchild by the High School at 9:00:AM. It begins at 9:30 AM and ends at Post 155 for the service. After the service, hot dogs, ice cream, beer and soda will be served. uniform MCL Cover detachment red shirt black pants, black  high gloss shoes for those that can not march cars are available for you to ride in.

Jun 6th - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp

Jun 14th - Flag day flag retirement ceremony at Legion post home starts at dusk we participate with the Legion, VFW, boy scouts and other service organizations in the very impressive brief  ceremony light refreshments follow at the conclusion of the ceremony

June 20th - 0900/1600 Marine Rose Fund raiser event Shoprite West Caldwell event coordinators Bob Stalzer, Doug Huber

July 4th - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp, also holiday

Aug 1st - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp, nomination of officers

Sept 5th - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp, election of officers

Oct 3rd - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp, installation of officers

Nov 7th - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp

Nov 10th - USMC Birthday

Dec 5th - meeting - 1930, Legion home Whippany, note regular meetings start at 1930 sharp

Dec 7th - 1900 - Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony we join with Legion & VFW members, guests at the legion for a very nice candle lighting ritual &, taps  with  light refreshments to follow the conclusion of the ceremony

Chucky Blazures Lunch Bunch Skuttlebutt!
Chucky Blazure's Lunch Bunch Luncheons for 2018 3rd Thursdays of each month at 1200

2018
19- April at Charlotte's Web Dover
17- May at Black Horse Pub Rte. 24 Mendham
21- June at Charlotte's Web 


Thanks to the Honorable Order Of The Blue Goose  International

The Slattery Detachment  gives its heartfelt thanks to the Honorable Order Of The Blue Goose  International for it continuing support with its most recent  $1500 donation.  this donation will be used to support our veterans and their families in a way that meets their requirements.
Jim Loizides Adjutant/ Paymaster


Membership Chairman

Senior Vice Commandant Norman Nutt has volunteered to take on the role as membership chairman. Contact Norman via email: nannutt@optonline.net