503rd Chapter Meetings

 

Northwest Chapter Dinner Meeting

April 23, 1022 at Mitzelís in Fife Washington at 4:00 pm.  Please contact Bob Wagner 253-630-3597 or Ted Reedy 360-699-5492 for more information!

Board Meeting Info - Dallas Reunion Meeting

Friday morning, the Board of Directors met.  President Gatewood presented the results of the internal audit of the financial records.  A copy of the letter from the President of the 173d Airborne Brigade Association offering association membership in their organization to 503rd members was read.  President Gatewood read his response to the letter, stating that the 503rd has discussed and voted on joining hands with another ABN ASSOC in years past and was opposed to the idea.  He went on to say that he did not expect it to be any different this year.  The letter from the 173d was discussed by the Board and no action was taken.  A similar letter from the President of the 11th Airborne Division Association offering membership was read.  No action was taken. A motion was made to recommend to the membership to hold the 2011 reunion in the Denver, Colorado area, hosted by Tony Lopez and his family.  Motion seconded and passed.  A suggested 2011-2012 Budget was presented by Nancy Young.  The consensus of the Board was to present it to the membership.  A motion was made to recommend to the full membership to reimburse Nancy Young, Secretary/Treasurer for her reunion expenses.  Motion seconded and passed.  The Board Voted unanimously to recommend to the full membership that Gordon Bates be elected as Vice President.

 

Membership Meeting Info - Dallas Reunion Meeting

The annual business meeting of the 503rd was held on Saturday morning. President Gatewood called the meeting to order, led the Pledge of Allegiance and gave the invocation.  The minutes of the 2009 were distributed, read and approved.  The financial report was given and copies were distributed.  Results of the internal audit of financial records were given and copies were distributed.  President Gatewood read the letters from the Presidents of the 173d Airborne Brigade Association and the 11th Airborne Division Association offering membership and no action was taken.  A motion was made to reimburse Nancy Young for the laptop she purchased.  Motion seconded and passed.   President opened the floor for nominations for the office of Vice President.  Gordon Bates was elected Vice President by acclamation. The following Board recommendations passed:

  • To hold the 2011 reunion in the Denver, Colorado area, hosted by the Lopez family
  • To accept the proposed 2011-2012 budget
  • To reimburse the Secretary/Treasurer for reunion expenses

 

 

 

 

The Northwest Chapter met at Mitzelís D.M. in Fife, WA. on April 24, 2010.  Ted Reedy reported that 8 people attended and they had a nice dinner together.  He said they enjoyed sharing their memories with each other!

The Deep South Chapter met in Crystal River, FL.  A total of 14-15 folks attended, 6 or 7 of which are 503rd members.  They took a boat trip down the river and had a great time.  Margee Linton is putting together a Bahamas Cruise chapter meeting in February.  Everyone is invited, so please contact her for more information.

The Southwest Chapter will meet in Dallas at the 503rd Reunion.

 

 

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