AFSG March 2023 Newsletter

March 1, 2023

AFSG Newsletter March 2023

Good Day Everyone, Hold onto your hats! This is the biggest week the AFSG has ever had! What a great opportunities the month of March will be bringing us. We will be holding our March Veterans Coffee Chat, the 13th Annual Veterans Dinner and Golf Event and The Grand Board of Directors will finally be voting on the construction of the Veterans Monument! So let’s get started in order of date!

Veterans Coffee Chat

March 7,2023, 8 AM

Palms Rm., Sonoran Plaza

Our great speaker will be:

Allison Wisniewski

Veteran Benefits Coordinator

City of Surprise Resource Center

Allison will be speaking about the resources offered to Veterans in the City of Surprise. Should be a very informative presentation. Coffee and donuts will be served. We hope to see you there!

Board of Directors Final Vote On Veteran Monument Construction

March 9, 2023, 1 PM

Mediterranean Rm., Palm Center

It has been 12 years in the making, but we have finally reached the point were our Board of Directors give a final approval to begin construction of the Veterans Monument. This is it! Your last opportunity to show support for a project long overdue. For all those who have written to the Board or spoke at the Board Workshops thank you so much.

13th Annual Veterans Event

March 10, 2023, Sponsor Dinner

There is still time to participate in our Sponsor Dinner if you wish to be a Hole Sponsor or above donor (see attached tri fold). Many Hole Sponsors dedicate their sponsor sign to a family member, relative or friend who has served or is serving now. All donor donations are made directly to one of the 4 foundations we sponsor, Honor Flight Arizona, Foundation for Service Dog Support, Soldiers Best Friend and Feherty’s Troops First Foundation.

March 11, 2023, Golf Event Desert Springs

There is still a few signups for our golf event. If you are interested in playing please register at the Granite Falls Pro Shop ASAP.

Raffle Ticket Sales

If you have not volunteered yet to sell raffle tickets please check our website: scgarmedforcessupportgroup.ORG for open times and call Cal Cohn 760-518-4912 or e-mail today to sign up.

Other News

Guest Speaker Winnie Fritz

If you were unable to hear Winnie Fritz speak at our last membership meeting you missed a special occasion. Click on the link below to learn about Winnie’s amazing career.

Winnie Fritz Speaking At our February Membership meeting

AFSG Volunteers In Action St. Marys Food Bank

Thanks to all our members who volunteered at St. Marys Food Bank, February 8, 2023! Members worked on different shifts and it was much appreciated. We look forward to AFSG doing more volunteering projects like this in the future. Left to right above 2 volunteers from another club with Eileen Joy, AFSG Board Member and Jim Angarella, AFSG Vice President. Great job everyone and don’t forget to call Cal! Stay safe,

Barry Curseaden, Pres./Founder

“We shall never forget”

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