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Marine Corps League
Worcester Detachment #144
April 2017 Newsletter       Issue 11
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   April News 2017
         Your Commandants Message

Easter is upon us and a new season is coming soon.            

     We are making temporary but, necessary repairs to the wall in preparation for the summer boating season. We are in the first stage of the plan to replace the Seawall. We are surveying the property which once complete will go to our Engineer for the second stage of a wall configuration. These two operations should take a couple of months weather permitting.

    Our entertainment crew is lining up venues for the rest of the year which we hope will be more profitable than last year.         

    The yearly Meat Raffle is this month with great expectations.     

    The summer Bash is starting to take shape and we’re hoping and praying the weather will be in our favor this year.       

  This year our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament will be on June 16th at Holden Hills CC. We are starting to advertise for this event and hope to get a better turnout. We will be asking for our members to spread the word and hopefully get some help to solicit for raffle items. Last year we got some good items. Herb Chambers of Auburn is putting up a new Toyota for the Hole in One contest.       

     The State Convention is coming up June 8th  thru June 11th and you haven’t made reservations, the hotel fills fast. We hope to have a better showing this year than the previous ones.  

  

Semper Fidelis
Franklin Peepas
Commandant   

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Worcester Marines hand out awards to Special Olympics




Millions more vets to be able to shop at exchanges online
Honorably discharged veterans could be able to shop online at military exchange websites as early as Veterans Day, barring any objections from Congress.
The change in Defense Department policy would open up online exchange shopping privileges to about 18 million more people. It won’t apply to shopping at brick-and-mortar exchange stores.

Upcoming Events At Worcester Marine Corps League
Karaoke Night
Friday, April 14
Friday, April 28
9:00pm
Taco Tuesdays
 Continuing through the month of April 
Taco Tuesdays!
Come down and get a taco and an ice cold beer with Melissa Peterson!

Tuesdays
2 - 6 PM

 
National Beer Day Friday April 7th 
On April 7, 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt took the first step toward ending Prohibition and signed a law that allowed people to brew and sell beer, in the United States, as long as it remained below 4.0% alcohol by volume (ABV).  Beer drinkers celebrated and were happy to be able to purchase beer again for the first time in thirteen years.
Come Celebrate
National Beer Day
April 7th
$1 beer specials
Music by Sean Ryan
Saturday April 8th
Tony Soul 9-12
Music - Tony Soul
Saturday April 8th, 9 - 12am
181 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01604
100% of the $5  cover charge will go to repair the seawall at the League.


Tony Soul Project on YouTube
Annual Easter Meat Raffle
Sunday April 9th at 2pm
Pot Luck Dinner... Contributions Appreciated


Friday April 21st
Music by Sean Ryan
 
Music - Sean Ryan
Friday April, 8pm - 11pm
181 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA
100% of the $5  cover charge will go to repair the seawall at the League.

Saturday April 22nd  Govt Surplus  9-12

Music -  Govt Surplus
Saturday April 22nd, 9pm – 12am
181 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01604
100% of the $5 cover charge will go to repair the seawall at the League.

Govt Surplus on YouTube
Sunday April 23rd
Dock Installation and
Spring Clean up
09:00 Start till 14:00

Saturday April 29th Stacy's mom 

Music - Stacy's mom
Saturday April 29th, 9pm – 12am
181 Lake Ave, Worcester, MA 01604
100% of the $5 cover charge will go to repair the seawall at the League.

Marine Members

 Monthly Meeting...Monday April 17th at 1900, Lt Powers Hall .
(Meetings are always the 3rd Monday of the Month)

E-Board Meeting Thursday April 6th at 1900

  Scholarship Purpose, Eligibility, Requirements  
  1. Purpose: To grant scholarships to qualified applicants who are pursuing  full time undergraduate or technical training at a recognized institution.
  2. Eligible Sponsors;
    A. Members in good standing of Marine Corps league Worcester Detachment 144.
    B. Sponsors must be active and attend a minimum of four monthly meetings of the Worcester Detachment 144 in scholarship award year.
  3. Eligible Recipients;
    A .Member, spouses, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the sponsor.
    B. The sponsor’s stepchildren are also eligible.
  4. Requirements:
                  A. Applications will only be dispensed to sponsors attending a Worcester Detachment      144 meeting.
          B. Completed applications must be returned by September 1st. C. If selected you must provide proof of enrollment (Verification Form) From you or your school and returned by November 15th.

5. Awards; 

           A. $200 annually for a maximum of four years.                        

           B.  Years need not be consecutive years.             

           C.  Checks are usually mailed in med December.

Members in good standing of Worcester Detachment 144; As a sponsor of an eligible applicant of you may also apply for these two scholarships. MCL Dept. of Mass site;   www.deptofmassmcleague.org   After you are on the site click on Links, then Programs, four programs down is Marine Corps Scholarship,   click on it and follow directions. Marine Corps League National site;   www.mclnational.org   After you are on site click on Programs then Scholarshi  ps, follow directions.
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