Palm Beach Council Presidents Corner

A Message from the Council President June 2017 – SONIA FOSTER

On behalf of the Palm Beach Council I wish to my express deepest gratitude for

sending me to the National Convention in Milwaukee for 2017. The Milwaukee

Council did a splendid job hosting the event.

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A Message from the Council President April 2017 – SONIA FOSTER

What I have learned by now April fools! 

There is so much more to learn as Council President and as a National Committee Person. The Navy League Regional meeting was well attended March 18. National voting took place for National Directors, Regional Presidents and Area Presidents. 

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A Message from the Council President March 2017 – SONIA FOSTER

To All Navy Leaguers and the Palm Beach Council, and Board of Directors, and visitors, As the year pushes forward, our Palm Beach Council VP Legislative Affairs Bill Waylett has arranged a meeting with Congressman Brian Mast on April 7, 2017.

I look forward to reporting back to you the outcome of that meeting.

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A Message from the Council President 2017 – SONIA FOSTER

To All Navy Leaguers and the Palm Beach Council, and Board of Directors, As we ring in the New Year and look forward to a very encouraging year ahead.

The reflections of years past demonstrate that our council is thriving and accomplishing the mission set forth by Congress. 

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A Message from the Council President – FRANK DRENNAN PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL

 "In keeping with our Navy League mission to constantly remind our citizens of the vital role of our sea services toward the prosperity and security of our nation, I commend the attached article for your reading.

Sincerely, Frank"

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A Message from the Council President – FRANK DRENNAN PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL

As your newest president, I want to thank you for your trust and confidence in handing over the reins of our council to me. I’m honored to follow in the footsteps of Navy League giants both at the council and national levels whose selfless dedication and tremendous skill have gotten us to the strong position we have today.

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A Message from the Council President - Ken Lee Jupiter, FL

Welcome to the world of Navy League - Palm Beach Council style.

We're part of a strong national organization that exists to support the Sea Services...... The Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine.

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A 50 Year Memorial and tribute to the late JFK

I was on ‘the committee’ that put together the events for a JFK Remembrance in Palm Beach.

     10:00 Ecumenical service at St Edwards – where Kennedy family attended mass

     12:00 Lunch at the Beach Club, with Kennedy memorabilia and with short talks by persons who had interacted with JFK

     1:30 Laying of memorial wreath in the waters off Palm Beach

My job was coordinating the Navy Color Guard for the luncheon and the Coast Guard detachment for the wreath laying.

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The Star from Home

Palm Beach Council Director Catherine Brister has shared this picture of family friend Marine Corps 1st Lieutenant Ryan Gulliksen, taken during his current deployment to Afghanistan. A close look at the picture reveals a white star on blue background secured inside Ryan's helmet. How did that get there?

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