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The Charlotte Harbor Chapter is located in Charlotte County Florida on the beautiful Charlotte Harbor and near the Gulf Islands that include the areas of Boca Grande, Don Pedro Island, El Jobean, Englewood-Cape Haze, Little Gasparilla Island, Manasota Key, Palm Island, Placida, Port Charlotte, North Port and Punta Gorda. We are premier gateway on Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast.
Chapter Activities
The chapter holds monthly dinner meetings except for the months of December, July, and August. The meetings feature guest speakers on topics relevant to the members.
The chapter supports the NJROTC programs at Charlotte, Port Charlotte, North Port and Lemon Bay High Schools with scholarships. The scholarship winners and their families attend our May meetings. Their awards are also announced by one of our members, in uniform, at their school awards program.
The chapter is a participating member of the Charlotte County Veterans Council.  The chapter also supports the fund raising and long term maintenance of the Southwest Florida Vietnam Memorial Wall Project (50% replica) and various other veteran projects.
We also have a Community Outreach Program of sponsoring a Military Band every year for a free concert open to the general public. In 2015 we had the Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus. In October of 2016,  we had the Marine Corps Band, the President's own. 
 Legislative Issues
The Charlotte Harbor Chapter supports the MOAA national legislative agenda and we invite our Congressional Representative and Senators as well as our state representative and senators to speak to the membership. The chapter is also active in supporting the state council in various state veterans' issues.
  General Information
Membership dinner meetings are dinner meetings held on the last Monday of each month beginning at 6:00 PM. The Board of Directors meets the second Thursday of each month. The chapter publishes a monthly newsletter, the Muster. There are no meetings or publications during the months of December, July, and August. The chapter membership averages 140 members made up of currently serving, former, and retired officers and their survivors from the uniformed services.