Korean MemorialKorean War & Korea Defense Service Veterans, Lake Co. (FL), Chapter 169

2010 Annual Chapter Picnic

We were very pleased to have 30 members, spouses and significant others, and guests at this year’s Annual Picnic, which was held on Wednesday, April 28, at Hickory Point pavilion in Tavares.

annual chapter 169 picnic kwva korean war veterans associationThose attending were: Carol Becker, Ralph Bessette*, Jack Bouhall*, Dwight and Kim Brown, Arthur Burke, Richard and Judy Christie, Martin “Jackie” and Monique Gleason, Joe and Lorene Gruber, Ted and Marilyn Jansen, Don Lynch, Bob and Chris McGinty, Dick and Vi+ Pfahler, Harold Sievers, Clarence and Carolyn Slusher, Jack and Dottie Strasser, Tom Thiel, Don Van Beck+, and Charlie White and Dee Adams.

 *Ralph and Jack were invited guests; + Don left before photo taken, and Vi Pfahler took the above group photo.

We thank Charlie White, Jackie Gleason and Joe Gruber for serving as the organizing committee.

We also thank Carol Becker for her special efforts with capturing attendance, conducting the 50:50 (which was won by Don Lynch), and for taking photos.

We also thank Harold Sievers for the prayers. 

 Annual picnic serving table KWVA KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATIONWe especially appreciate everyone who brought a covered dish, dessert or, yes Ice Cream!








And we especially thank Charlie White who again served as the most able “chef.” 

Charlie White serving up a burger KWVA KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATIONThat’s Charlie left serving up a burger.



CLEANING UP AFTER THE PICNIC KWVA KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIAITONAnd before going home, there was the GI cleanup to be done. At right, that’s Dwight Brown, Dick Christie, and Don Lynch on the scoop.