LEE COAST CHAPTER MOAA Purpose:
To promote the
purposes and objectives of the MOAA, an independent, national, non-profit, politically nonpartisan veterans' organization dedicated to maintaining a
strong national defense and preserve the earned entitlements of members of the
uniformed services and their families and survivors. In addition, the Chapter shall foster
fraternal relations among retired, active and former officers of the uniformed
services and their National Guard or reserve components, and serve the
community and nation.
Originating on Sanibel in 1992, this Chapter is an incorporated 501(c)(19) not-for profit nonpartisan organization known as as Lee Coast
Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America; with 100+ members from the Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers, South Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach
area. All chapter members hold membership in our 501(c)(3) Lee Coast Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America
Foundation, Inc. which provides service to area Veterans, their families and Lee County JROTC. Our chapter is an affiliate of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and chapter member of the Florida Council of Chapters (FCOC). MOAA and its affiliated chapters and councils are nonpartisan.”
DINNER-MEETINGS at: KELLY GREENS GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB,
12300 Kelly Greens Blvd. Ft Myers (main entrance off Summerlin)
MAKE RESERVATIONS (when required) BY CLICKING THE GREY "VIEW" BUTTON UNDER UPCOMING EVENTS BELOW & follow the prompts.
(Meal payments are collected at the door in cash or check only)
First time ever, we are having a May lunch meeting, see upcoming events below.
CUDOS TO OUR $200 CLUB MEMBERS:
Tom August, Marvin Ball, Dennis Battles, Charles Bennett, Fred Bondurant, Lynn Boynton, Gary Bryant, Christopher Crowley, James Dozier, Steven Epkins, John Frymoyer, Teresa Galgano, Edward Greenan, John Henshaw, Juliann Kelly, Bruce Lauerman, Scott Logan, Alex MacKenzie, John MacLennan, Tim Moore, Steven Nance, Russ Pittenger, Paulette Provost, Philip Puschel, Douglas Quelch, George Rapp, Terry Robertson, Gary Speer, Roger Triftshauser, Edmond Weglarz and Gail White-Surico; and our newest 2022 members: John Henry, Bert Jenks, Alfred Krause, Bill Coleman & Brigitte Belanger.
Our April 2022 Golf Outing was a success, best ever, thanks to the above & our Major Donors
DIAMOND: THOMAS AUGUST, & THE GARY M. & NANCY M. ABRAHAM FAMILY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION & NATIONAL PHILANTHROPIC TRUST;
GOLD: Bailey's General Store, John Henshaw & Associates, Philip Puschel, Mac Moore & Tim Moore and Travel with Kent;
SILVER: Dennis Battles, Lynn Boynton, Fred & Mary Bondurant, William Harkey, Jerry & Janice Mader, Terry Robertson, TriCircle Pavers, Inc. and Roger Triftshauser; and
BRONZE: Eryka Aptaker, Elmquist Eye Group, Juliann Kelly & USAA; and our many Hole Sponsors and Golfer participants.
Special thanks & gratitude to host, Shell Point Golf & Country Club & these special sponsors:
Lurie LLP for providing the Tervis Tumblers,
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank for breakfast and
MISSION BBQ for providing our lunch
Membership in MOAA and the Chapters is open to any Active Duty, Retired
or Former Officers or Surviving Spouse from all of the 8 services circled below.