The Rockland County Marine Corps League, together with a group of Hudson Valley Veterans known as The Bob Hope Division, will conduct their 9th annual Christmas Collection for the Troops and disabled hospitalized Veterans this season. In order for the Troops and patients receive their gifts before Christmas all items must be collected by December 10, 2019. Batteries AA & AAA size, Pens, Pencils, Writing Paper, Game Books, Cross Word Books, Word Find Books, Sudoku Puzzle Books, Pocket Books, Amazon Cards, Playing Cards, Card Games (Uno), DVD Movies old or new, Hair Brushes, theater boxes of candy (Christmas Tree Store), Christmas candy, Hot Cocoa packets, nonperishable cookies. They need your help collecting these items to fill the presents. Any donation of these items will be gratefully appreciated by the Troops and Disabled Veterans as they need these items to maintain their quality of life. Collection point for these items will be the Veterans Clinic in New City (345 N Main Street, New City, NY), Garnerville Post Office (Route 202), American Legion Post 1600 (20 Station Road, Pomona NY 10970), Dr. Louis Maisel's Office, 20 Squadron Blvd, New City NY 10956 or we will pick up the items anywhere you like, call 845 429-8860. You can also bring them to the November meeting at the Haverstraw Elks and we will be sure to make sure they get to the right place. Let’s thank them for their service!
The Shields will be attending “It Happened One Christmas Eve” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre on Friday,
December 6, 2019. “It Happened One Christmas Eve “is the heart-warming story of an infant left on the doorstep of
an old brownstone rooming-house in Brooklyn on Christmas Eve, and the magic she brings to the lives of those who find her. Cost is $80.00 per person and includes dinner, show and parking. Kick off the holidays with this production filled with favorite holiday music. Please mail your payment to Rockland County Shields, PO Box 15, New City, NY 10956 to secure your seats. THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT!!!
Mark your calendar for the Kids Christmas Party on December 8, 2019 at the Haverstraw Elks.
Doors open at 12:30 for the kids to enjoy Pizza, hot dogs and soft drinks. A jolly guest will arrive and present each child with a gift. Please be sure to bring a wrapped gift(s) labeled with your child(ren)s name(s).
President Ed Weireter
1st Vice President Keith Hansen
2nd Vice President Lou Falco III
Treasurer Joe Cain
Secretary Lynn Hayes
Financial Secretary Jim Sciacca
1st Sgt. at Arms Mike Heath
2nd Sgt at Arms Dennis Dodrill
Editor Peg Varieur
Chaplain George Albin
Orangetown Daniel Ryan
Clarkstown Chris Cortelli
Haverstraw Manny Figueroa
Stony Point Bob Bertrand
Ramapo Mike Higgins
Trustee at Large Tim Connolly Jr
Health and Welfare John Dillon
Historian Jack Coleman
Past President Mark Murphy