CHAIRPERSON            William Vorlicek
TREASURER                Henry Zalak
SECRETARY                Robert Anderson
NEXT MEETING - 18 Sep 2019
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                             Future Meeting Dates     6 Nov 2019

King Umbertos Restaurant
1343 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont, NY

Dues may be send to:    Robert Anderson
                                          8824 155th Ave
                                          Howard Beach, NY 11414 

Minutes to the Nov 2018 Meeting

Minutes NOV 7, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 6:45PM at King Umberto’s Restaurant, in Elmont, NY by our Chairman, Bill Vorlicek. The pledge to the flag was led by Vice Chair, Fred Schlagel. The invocation was offered by Bob Anderson.

Bill introduced Jason Proser, Representative, Health Benefits and Consultant who came to explain and help, us

Understand the change over from Tricare Retiree Dental to FedBen that we all will come under as of 11/12 since Tricare

Retiree Dental ends on 12/31/18, but we all must opt in on one of the Dental plans or a new Vision plan plus pick

A new Dental plan by Dec 12th. Jason was able to answer most all questions asked but offered to answer more if

Anyone called or e-mailed him in the future. He was invited and joined us for dinner.

A motion to accept Secretary’s minutes of the last meeting as published, was made and seconded. Treasurers report filed by Hank Zalak was accepted by a motion made by Lou Milgram, seconded by Jim Whalen.

Sunshine report offered by Bill Vorlicek Since the Sunshine Chairman was out of town. White passed away and we were able to assist the family with help from several members and their knowledge and talents and their ability to make things happen- The family was very thankful for the assistance. John

Cope’s wife reported that John is not doing well. He is in stage 4 of Alzheimer’s and his health is deteriorating. He will be entering a Hospice tomorrow.

A discussion about DD 214’s and NGB 23’s got a big group involved since many members

Don’t have these documents or never received them. They seem to be very important when a death occurs. Bill indicated he will make this a special project for 2019.

Joe DelDuca spoke about Tunnel to Towers and how much BG Pat Alesia has done for the project

And presented Pat with a copy of an art work done by Scott LoBaido for Tunnel to Towers project.

Pat then updated the group on Association business and activities. And the Annual Luncheon in

New Rochelle on Saturday – November 17th at Noon. (Wykigyll Golf Club)

The Secretary and Treasurer of the Association ran un opposed in the election, therefore the

Secretary will make the announcement that they were elected by acclamation at the Annual


Lou Milgram made an urgent appeal for the 69th Regimental Trust, indicating that the Trust

Had run out of funds and any donations would be appreciated.

A reminder about the wreath laying at the 42d Div WWI Memorial will take place on Friday,

November 9th at 12 NOON.

Pat Alesia conducted our Annual Fallen Comrade Ceremony

The wishing well was drawn and Coffee and cake were served, Bob Anderson offered the Benediction and the meeting was adjourned at 8:45PM.

NEXT MEETING MAR 20, 2019- at Umbertos

Respectfully Submitted,

Bob Anderson, Secretary .

Nick Rinaldo 917 596 1538 (let ring)


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