Welcome to the Lee Coast Chapter of MOAA

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.”

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As a result of the widespread closures, including Kelly Greens clubhouse, caused by the damage from Hurricane Ian, our Lee Coast MOAA 2022-23 meeting season has been moved to a lunch format at Mission BBQ
at 12984 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907 (aka Rte. 41, w/s road, just south of College) 
Gather in the meeting room after the noon singing of The National Anthem
Mondays: Nov. 7 & Dec. 19, 2022; Jan. 16, Feb. 6, March 6, & April 3, 2023
[NOTE:  Luncheon details under upcoming events reads $0, because everyone will self-pay, when sent to the buffet line from the meeting room in groups of 10. RSVP request to chapter president or chapter email, with monthly E-blast reminder of upcoming meeting is for attendance - room setup only, not a specific food item reservation.


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, Paul Hoden, 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


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.

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