Sep 12 Meet and Greet

Sep 21 Luncheon

Surviving Spouse Corner

Dec 8 Army Navy Game

September Breeze

Greetings MOAS Member!!

Attached is your September 2018 issue of the MOAS monthly newsletter, The Sarasota Breeze, as well as a separate Reservation Form for you to use when making your reservation for the September Luncheon on Friday September 21, 2018 at Michael's on East.  Our September luncheon speaker will be the Dan Merry, Col USAF (Retired), MOAA Vice President, Government Relations, who will give us a well-informed update on our MOAA mission accomplishments, goals and challenges. As we do each year, we host and welcome all chapters of the MOAA Florida Southwest Region, who are able to attend this multi-chapter gathering. We hope you can make it!!

And, don't forget the September Meet & Greet at Marina Jack's on September 12th at 6:00 PM. Read all about it on Page 12 of the Breeze. Welcome!!

As usual, we hope you enjoy this issue—and ask that you let us know if you have any suggestions for future issues.

Thanks and have a great Sarasota September!!

Click to read the Breeze!

Pops Orchestra - MOAA Scholarships

I met with the Pops Orchestra’s Executive Committee for several hours last night and they have decided to again donate 100% of the profits from the two veteran concerts to our Scholarship Fund this year. In addition, they have agreed to provide each ticket purchaser the opportunity to donate to our Scholarship Fund online. 

I think this is very generous, given they are also a non-profit organization. The Pops have agreed to perform at Patriot Plaza in February 2020 and repeat the well-received patriotic Flag Day presentation on President’ Day with Vane Scott. We are considering two concerts that day, one for the school children early afternoon and on late afternoon. The Patriot Plaza performances will assist in revitalizing our American Flag Initiative throughout Sarasota County.

Onward and upward!
Brian McCarthy
President, Military Officers Association of Sarasota, Inc.
Executive Director, Sarasota Military Officers Scholarship Fund, Inc.