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Meeting Notice (Dinner)
Next evening meeting is
August 23, 2018
Socialize at 5:30 pm - mix & mingle Meeting begins at 6:00 pm
Speaker: Bob Stevens Bob is an Abraham Lincoln historian and is past president of the Collinsville Historical Society. Bob has traveled the US schools giving presentations about Lincoln
AFP O'Fallon Field Office 6 Eagle Center O’Fallon,IL 62269
Dinner will be provided by AFP.
This year's banquet fell on the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Therefore, the organizers chose a theme to honor the men and women who have served and sacrificed for our country. This was an evening of tribute to, and remembrance of, our veterans complete with "Big Band" music provided by the O'Fallon Township High School Jazz Ensemble.
There was a $100 lottery scratcher ticket tree and 50/50 drawings. New this year: a Plinko style game!
State Senator Paul Schimpf, who serves on the Veterans Affairs Committee and the Veterans Suicide Task Force, will be the keynote speaker. Senator Schimpf, a 1993 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, is a former infantry commander and Staff Judge Advocate. Senator Schimpf retired from the Marine Corps in 2013 and returned to his hometown of Waterloo, IL with wife, Lori, to raise their two sons.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.
Mailing address: Metroeast Pachyderm Club PO Box 1511 O'Fallon Illinois 62269
Meetings are always FREE and open to the public.
Where do I find ...
The Liberty Amendments
by Mark Levin
Amendments to the U.S. Constitution can be good or bad for our country but with direction our leaders are taking us, many conservative political pundits are coming up with suggestions to help curb the abuses from our three branches of government. The attachment comes directly from Mark Levin’s book in his appendix. Rick Hankins, a Pachy member, spoke on this topic, February 21. (read more)
President Ronald Reagan’s first Inaugural Address – January, 1981
“In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. From time to time we've been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people. Well, if no one among us is capable of governing himself, then who among us has the capacity to govern someone else?”
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