New Member's Happy Hour at Spoto's Oyster Bar - November 7, 2013
We had a good turn-out and certainly had some good fun at the New Member's Happy Hour at Spoto's Oyster Bar on Nov 7th. The idea for this gathering to salute our new members of 2013 originated with Jack Hanscom and Jack Veasy at last month's Board meeting… and Sue Comerford got right to work and put the event together. Well done to all!
Coast Guardsman of the Quarter USCG Station - Lake Worth Inlet 4th Qtr FY2013 & CO Luncheon - TIKI
On Wednesday, October 30, 2013 the Palm Beach Council presented its Coast Guardsman of the Quarter award to SN Michael Scholl.
Seaman Scholl was chosen by his command at Station Lake Worth Inlet as the best of the best In Commanding Officer John Gatti's words, "Seaman Scholl always does what is asked, and always more than that - his shipmates know they can count on his 100% dedication and performance".
Navy Birthday Ball Commemorating 238 years
Navy Ball Chairman Harriet Arndt put on another of her signature high-class events for the 238th Navy Birthday Ball at the Beach Club in Palm Beach on October 12, 2013.
Over 300 guests, including over 100 military/guests, enjoyed an evening of fine dining, great music and dancing.
Welcome Back Cocktails at Ta-Boo in Palm Beach
Last Friday we continued a long-standing Palm Beach Council tradition by putting on a no-host cocktail reception at the lovely Ta-boo restaurant on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach.
Palm Beach Council Welcomes New NOSC - West Palm Beach Commanding Officers
Incoming NOSC West Palm Beach Commanding Officer LCDR Steven Johnson received a council Challenge Coin from Council President Ken Lee; and Navy Ball Chair Harriet Arndt and Council Maritime Affairs VP Dan Pedrick hosted both incoming and outgoing (LCDR Ryan Mudd) NOSC leaders at an informal luncheon on Thursday.
AUTEC (Atlantic Undersea Test & Evaluation Center) Sailor of the Quarter Awards
On August 29th council member Tony Dowell flew to the Navy’s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) at Andros Island, Bahamas and presented our council’s “Sailor of the Quarter” awards to Navy Petty Officers MA1 Margaret Clay and MA3 Stephani Adams.
Guardian of the Quarter Award - August 28, 2013
Eric Rydstrom (Council Liasion for USCG) and Jerry Nelinson presented the Guardian of the Quarter Award to BM3 Keshia Vazquez on Wednesday, August 28, 2013.
Navy Reserve Sailors of the Quarter - August 10, 2013
Once again, our council was honored to present the Sailor of the Quarter awards to an impressive group of sailors at the Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) in West Palm Beach on Saturday, 10 August 2013.
Toast to Reynods CAPT Reynolds Beckwith 1926 - 2013 - June 29, 2013
The family of our recently departed Reynolds Beckwith hosted a Toast to Reynolds get-together at the Beach Club on Palm Beach.
Daughter Karen and Son Bill (and Alison) were assisted by the Palm Beach Council of the Navy League and NOSC-West Palm Honor Guard.