Thank you and Photos

I was asked to post even though the event took place in Phoenix,Arizona. The message and the web-sites are worth reading and looking at.

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Dear beloved Korean War veterans,

Thank you so much for attending the Korean War Veterans Appreciation Ceremony and Luncheon this past Saturday to commemorate the 66th anniversary of the start of the Korean War.

We appreciate your coming out to attend this event on such a hot day. We hope you enjoyed the ceremony.

Here’s the link to the photos on my facebook page. You do not need to have a facebook account to view the photos. If you would like to download any of the photos, you can right click on any photo. Please feel free to forward this email and link to the photos to anyone who may be interested.

https://www.facebook.com/susankeewriter/photos/?tab=album&album_id=464065860450986

Also, in case you didn’t know, I have a facebook page dedicated to honoring our Korean War veterans. I regularly post service stories of Korean war veterans and also Korean War history.

www.facebook.com/susankeewriter

**Please feel free to share these links with others.

We are forever grateful for what you have suffered and endured during the Korean War, to defend the freedom of the Korean people.

With unending gratitude, love, and respect,

Susan

Susan Kee
Mobile: (623) 332-2199
Email: sk4vets@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/susankeewriter

Commanders Message

COMMANDERS MESSAGE

The Korean-American society will once again show their appreciation to those who served in Korea during the wartime years and those who have served since to maintain that countries form of government and the assurance in knowing that our military is prepared to defend their independence.

This Appreciation Ceremony will take place on July 22nd at 3:30pm at the Veterans Cemetery in Boscowen NH ..The Society extends their appreciation to include our family members and friends. The Society would like to know in advance if any individual group would exceed more than four persons for the sake of food preparation. In that event, please notify the Commander as soon as possible.

It is important to make an effort to support this event as the Society continually makes an effort to recognize and appreciate our sacrifices for their country.

This event will be held rain or shine.

Thank you for your support

Richard A. Moushegian

Commander, NHKWVA

78 Tennyson Ave.

Nashua NH 03062

Tel: 603-888-2880

e-mail: rmoushegian@hotmail.com

Minutes June 4, 2016 Meeting

June 4, 2016 NHKWVA Membership Meeting Minutes

The meeting held at the Sweeney American Legion Post in Manchester was called to order by Commander Richard Moushegian at 2 pm with fourteen members present.

The pledge of allegiance was given followed by a moment of silence for our departed comrades.

All officers were present with the exception of James Slater and Lee Booker who were excused.

The minutes of the previous meeting were read and accepted.

Financial Report: For the year to date, expenses are $601.47 and income of $723 with $121.59 to the good.

Membership report: The Chapter has 69 paid members with 9 who are still unpaid. There are also 5 members that owe National Dues. Look on your National Membership card or the Graybeard label for your date of National dues. The Chapter is always due on or before the 1st of January.

Rose of Sharon: The distribution of the Rose of Sharon fund raiser will take place on July 16th at the Market Basket on Amherst Street, Nashua, NH and the Market Basket at the intersection of route 114 and McDonald Street in Bedford, NH. We are allowed to be at the stores from 9 am to 3 pm. We need at least 6 members to sign up for a one or two hour shift at each of the stores. There will be a sign up sheet Richard Moushegian, 603-888-2880, will be in charge of the Nashua Store and Conrad Perreault, 603-352-5369, for The Bedford Store.

Commander Moushegian reported the naming of the bridge is still in committee but the memorial in Nashua will remain in front of City Hall.

Mike Lopez told us about his radio program on Wednesdays at FM 90.7 where he has a segment about Service to Veterans where veteran organizations can talk about their programs.

Mike also informed the members that the Veterans Cemetery is to construct a $350,000 building to act as a center for meetings etc. instead of using the maintenance building.

The topic of bylaws changes was brought which consisted of, the name change for the Chapter; increase the amount, $200, the Treasurer can spend without obtaining an ok from the Commander and the term limits for Commander, Sr. Vice Commander and Jr. Vice Commander. It was moved to be acted on these changes at the next Board meeting and then bring their recommendation to the members.

Commander Moushegian indicated he would be coming out with a Commander Message about the July 22nd (Friday) Korean – American Society event to be held at the Veterans Cemetery.

Election of Officers: The following officers and directors were elected and installed for the 2016-2017 year.

Commander: Richard Moushegian
Sr. Vice Commander: Richard Zoerb
Jr. Vice Commander: Robert Desmond
Secretary/Treasurer: Conrad Perreault
Directors:
One Year Director: Donald Buskey for the Past Commander’s seat
Two Year Director: Michael Lopez
Two Year Director: Lionel Leblanc
One Year Director: Henry Dessert for the Secretary’s seat
Directors Robert Courtemanche and James Slater will be in their second year directorship.

The next meeting will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Time and place to be announced.

Meeting adjourned at 2:53 pm

Submitted by:
Conrad Perreault, Secretary/Treasurer