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Lincoln Land Chapter Dinner Meeting on April 12, 2024
Island Bay Yacht Club - Springfield, IL

Our most recent general membership meeting was held at Island Bay Yacht Club on Friday, April 12, 2024.  All had a great time ... great food, great speaker, and great camaraderie.  

Below are is a short synopsis and a few photos of our event.


Our Keynote Speaker for the Evening:

Ms. Shannon Yount - Office of the Illinois Attorney Generals Military & Veterans' Rights Bureau (MVRB)
Topic: MVRB Overview, including specific activities and issues of concern to the MVRB\


Our Illinois Council of Chapters President Col Bob Tyler discussed  the upcoming Advocaby In Action events in Washington DC to our members.


SOS Representative Michelle Rutherford (L) and SHannon Yount (IL AG MVRB


Survivor Outreach  Representative Michelle Rutherford

Some of the Topics presented to the assembly:

* ROTC/JROTC Report (Lt Col Jim Forman)

•Community Grant Status (Lt Col Dave Miller and SOS Representative Michelle Rutherford)

•MOAA Golf Outing Status (Lt Col Dave Miller) 

•Caterpillar Foundation Match - GOLD STAR MISSION INC (Maj Dave Falk)

•Legislative Update – Advocacy In Action (Col Tyler)

•Remind members about Website, Newsletter, and Facebook Pages

•Brief Results of Survey to MembershipoVenues/Christmas Auction Alternatives


 A few photos of the members at the meeting.

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