POCONO BASE MEETING SCHEDULE AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Pocono Base Regular Meetings: 1900 on the third Wednesday of the month at:
Wilson E. Fischer American Legion Post 413
[ GPS: 248 Old Route 940, Pocono Pines, PA 18350 ] - Phone: 570-646-6010
( occasionally, if required, a meeting may be scheduled for another time and/or place in the area. )

Maps and Directions to Wilson E. Fischer American Legion Post 413

Engagement details and dates are subject to change.     Please check this page prior to the expected event.     click for Yearly Calendar
        LEAP YEAR    
15 Jan - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
(Exec Board Meeting, if required, @ 1800)
[ Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
19 Feb - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting.
[Additional Nominations at this meeting - even numbered years].
8 March - Sunday Daylight Saving Time Begins
18 Mar - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting.
[Elections at this meeting - even numbered years].
    MEETING CANCELLED - Elections held over until April meeting.
15 Apr - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting.
    MEETING CANCELLED - Elections held over until May meeting.
20 May - 3rd Wed
Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting (if required).
    MEETING CANCELLED - Elections held over until next time we are able to meet (June ? ).     American Legion Post 413 remains closed.
25 May - Monday MEMORIAL DAY  Parade, Pocono Pines.   Plans are to form up at the school/cemetery 09:30, Step off is at 10:00.   Parking at the school, across from the cemetery, or alternatively, park at the American Legion Post 413, Pocono Pines and the Barb float will pick you up at 09:12 for a ride to the beginning of the parade.   A memorial service at the cemetery will immediately follow the parade.    Following the service, refreshments will be hosted back at the Legion.
    MEMORIAL DAY PARADE CANCELLED.
25 May - Monday
TENTATIVE
MEMORIAL SERVICE  Tannersville Memorial Park Junction of PA 715 and PA 611.
The event, Sponsored by American Legion, Post 903 begins at 13:00. We will be bringing our USS Barb float to this service.     [click here for Post 903]     [click here for Memorial Service]
14 June - FLAG DAY
2ND SUNDAY
????
(in lieu of USUAL 3rd Wed)
Flag Retirement Ceremony in conjunction with American Legion Post 413.
Special date and time , meeting at 15:00 followed by the Flag ceremony at 16:00.     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting (if required).
PLEASE NOTE POSSIBLE DATE CHANGE (from actual Flag Day) DUE TO A.L. POST SCHEDULING CONFLICT.

We adjust our June meeting date and time to accommodate the Flag Retirement Ceremony.
Flag Retirement & Burning Ceremony.    All are welcome.
24 thru 28 June POCONO RACEWAY  - NASCAR Events
  [click here for Raceway website].     [click here for Documents, Instructions, and Agreement].
July 4th - Saturday
( holiday Friday )
   Independence Day
15 Jul - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting (if required).
19 August - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting (if required).
23 Aug. (Sunday) -
29 Aug. (Saturday)
2020 WEST END FAIR - Gilbert, Monroe County, PA   
Open every day at NOON. Open until 10 PM.
( Setup PRIOR Sat 10:00, Breakdown FOLLOWING Sun 10:00 )
(CLICK for fair website) ( [Click] for our location at the Fair ).  
Additional Details as avalilable.
ROSTER/DATES: See the 2020 Signup Roster for available tours and participation.   [at bottom of schedule form, indicate selections and send e-mail]
23 - 30 August 2020 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION      Tucson, Arizona
As of Friday, 15 May, USSVI Convention committee has cancelled this convention, and it will be rescheduled for August 2023.
4 Sept One Year Since Dedication of Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway 6 1/2 miles of PA Route 115, from Pocono Raceway, South to Mt. Effort.
12 - 13 Sept (Sat-Sun)

[ 7 - 8 Sept (Sat-Sun) 2019 ]
32nd Belvidere Victorian Days.
There is no confirmation yet that we are going.
This Event was CANCELLED for us last year (2019). Victorian committee decision.
16 Sept - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines.     Bus Trip committee meets 45 Mins. prior to regular meeting (if required).
19 Sept - 3rd Saturday NYC Bus Trip   Details and prices TBA as available.
27 Sept - Sunday [Expected date]
Setup crew:
Meet at 09:30 - 10:00

Chestnuthill Township Community Day   Noon to 17:00    [Click for Facebook]
Chestnuthill Township Park, [ GPS: 221 Rt. 715, Brodheadsville, PA ]
We will display our USS Barb (SS-220) at this community event.
12 Oct - Monday Columbus Day
21 Oct - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @  1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines
Our annual fund raising activity will come to conclusion at this meeting, when the winner's name
will be drawn and announced following the meeting.     Please be sure all tickets and proceeds are turned in.
1 Nov - Sunday
Daylight Saving Time Ends
3 Nov - Tuesday ?? ELECTION DAY
11 Nov - Wednesday   VETERANS' DAY       
11 Nov - Wednesday 
Starting 08:00
Veterans' Day Event at Pleasant Valley Intermediate School, Polk Township Rd, Polk Township   
( NOT THE HIGH SCHOOL ! )
If we are invited to participate.
18 Nov - 3rd Wed Regular Meeting @ 1900, Post 413 Pocono Pines         * BUDGET/DONATION COMMITTEE MEET AT 1830 *
26 Nov - Thursday THANKSGIVING - Remember to give thanks for our Armed Forces and all who stand in harm's way.
December  
Annual Pocono Base Christmas Party   -    Day and date TBA.
   
 
 
2021
??-?? August
2021 USSVI NATIONAL CONVENTION     
CLICK HERE FOR CONVENTION DETAILS


Other Details TBA as available - see Base Cdr.
 
 

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