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Upcoming Events

  Department of Maryland Meeting
WHEN: February 9, 2019
WHERE: Yingling-Ridgely Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Auxiliary Post 7472, 4225 VFW Lane, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043.
The different detachments throughout the state host the department meeting. This month is our turn. Please show up and show the department just how much spirit and cameraderie our detachment has.
  Leadership College
WHEN: 0800-1600, April 27, 2019
WHERE: Glen Burnie VFW Post 160, 2597 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061.
This will be the 9th annual Leadership Training Class. The objective of this class is to educate and familiarize Marines with the duties and responsibilities of Detachment Officers and to expand the Marines knowledge of National, Department and Detachment operations. Cost is $40, payable in advance with the registration. Class size limited to 30. Enrollment will end on 13 April 2019. See application.
  Department of Maryland Convention
WHEN: May 9-11, 2019
WHERE: Princess Royale Oceanfront Hotel and Conference Center, 9100 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland 21842-2745. Phone: 1-800-4ROYALE or 1-410-524-7777. For more information, see convention info.

Ongoing Events

  Seeking Veteran School Presenters (VSPs)
WHEN: Ongoing, starting November 10, 2017
WHERE: Howard County schools
The Veterans in School Resource Committee (VSRC) of the Howard County Commission for Veterans and Military Families has developed a standard format presentation, that when followed, will provide high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools students a concise yet consistent, message about Veterans, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, flag etiquette and more.
Our opening (pilot) presentation is scheduled for November 10, 2017 at Howard High School. In order to meet this and follow on school requests, as we move forward with this program, the VSRC is compiling a list of active volunteer Veterans who are qualified to serve as presenters. The presentations are designed to be 30-45 minutes in duration, given on the school property. Volunteers must be articulate, have good voice projection, exhibit military bearing and appearance, preferably have some public speaking experience and be willing to adhere to the attached agenda/program outline.
Anyone interested in becoming a qualified Veteran School Presenter (VSP) please contact Ed Hall.
  Rose Giveaway Fundraisers
WHEN: Various times throughout the year, but especially on patriotic holidays: Memorial Day, Flag Day, Armed Forces Day, Independence Day, and Veterans Day
WHERE: Favorite locations include in front of Lowe's, Home Depot, WalMart, Wegmans, and Giant.
CONTACT: Gordon MacPhee
Passing out Marine Corps League roses to increase awareness about our detachment.
In 1778, during the War of Independence, the Marine Corps Rose was dedicated to those Marines who made the Ultimate Sacrifice for their country. This tradition was continued by the French during World War One when the Marines attacked the Germans in the trenches at Belleau Wood, Roses were planted by the grateful French people at the graves of the Fallen Marines. When and where ever you see Leaguers or Young Marines distributing these remembrances take and wear one proudly.
- from Marine Corps League - Department of Arkansas - Marine Roses
  Savage Fest Fundraiser
WHEN: First Saturday in June
WHERE: Baldwin Common and Carroll Baldwin Hall, 9035 Baltimore Street, Savage, Maryland 20763
Savage Fest is a small town festival, rooted in the tradition of Savage Days, a community celebration held since the 1920s. The detachment will set out a table to
    raise money by selling food or giving away Marine Corps League roses
    recruit new members
    inform the public about the mission of the League and SSgt Karl G. Taylor, Sr.
In years past, this has been our biggest fundraiser for the year so we need all hands on deck to make this work! Volunteers are very much needed both for preparation and on the day of to make this a successful event.
  Department of Pennsylvania Pistol Match
WHEN: Early weekend in June
WHERE: Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
CONTACT: Danny Rotondo
  River Hill Independence Day Parade
WHEN: Independence Day
  American Legion Post 156 Flea Market Extravaganza
WHEN: Third Saturday in September
WHERE: Howard County Hospital parking lot
Our detachment will tenatively sell food and flea market items. Time to clean out your garage, attic, and basement.
WHEN: Sometime in October
WHERE: To be determined
Build cameraderie with your fellow Marines.
  Marine Corps Birthday and Veterans Day Gala
WHEN: On or near the Marine Corps Birthday (November 10)
WHERE: Large room of the Yingling-Ridgely Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Auxiliary Post 7472, 4225 VFW Lane, Ellicott City, Maryland 21043.
CONTACT: Gordon MacPhee
This will be our annual celebration of both the Marine Corps Birthday and Veterans Day.
  Veterans Day Parade
WHEN: Veterans Day
WHERE: Historic Ellicott City, Maryland
CONTACT: Daniel Paulin, our detachment representative
This is a Joint Military Council event.
  Christmas Party Potluck
WHEN: Sometime in December, in place of our regular monthly meeting
WHERE: The home of a detachment member
Build cameraderie with your fellow Marines.
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