Frank E. Evans
Volume 2 Issue 2
April. – June. 2007
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Officers of the Association, we send
our best wishes to everyone.
5 & 6.
Plans are October 4,
our reunion this mark you calendar
year in Excelsior Springs, Missouri now and come and enjoy the changing of
the leaves. We only hope Mother Nature will ensure the leaves don’t turn early, or
management last year.
of items that will help us to have a better working on the solution for transportation
reunion to and
USS Caldwell DD-605 will conduct their reunion the same week as
before the join forces
They have a
very small number of members accepted their invitation for
entertainment we know you will enjoy.
The Washington Cemetery has expressed their deepest thanks and appreciation for the Association’s donation to the cemetery.
The construction of the flag pole and plaque complete and as of this newsletter the Cemetery planning to install the plaque as soon as weather shows signs that winter is over. This is of the first in a series of plaques dedicated to men who served on board the USS Frank E. Evans. personal thanks to everyone for your donations
is is the one all My and
patience while and underway.
Just to let you know that we are listening to our members; we reviewed the three suggested locations from our last reunion and have selected Charleston South Carolina for our 2008 reunion. As we have indicated in the past we will firm up the hotel location and dates in 2008 and provide you all the information at the annual business meeting in 2007 in Excelsior Springs, MO.
We look forward to hearing how you and your family are doing, drop us a care and may God bless each and every one of you.
UPDATE ON GERRY HEMPHILL
Gerry Hemphill and her family would like to sincerely thank everyone
prayers, emails, letters, and support. Gerry specialized in ALS for over 30 years. Recently,
has a fantastic doctor who has Gerry’s doctor confirmed that her
only affecting her brain
likely affect her spinal cord as well. The rate of progression varies for everyone afflicted with ALS, so Gerry’s future remains uncertain. Gerry and her family remain positive and thankful for all the encouragement provided by members of the Association. For more information on ALS, visit http://www.alsa.org/.