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1 WW 2 History Club 23 - March - 1945. 2 Meeting Agenda 1.Administration Introductions Club Rules Movie Night Change in Email Policy Attendance Sheets.

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1 1 WW 2 History Club 23 - March

2 2 Meeting Agenda 1.Administration Introductions Club Rules Movie Night Change in Policy Attendance Sheets Trips Book Sale, Articles, Raffle Central Florida World War 2 Museum Event Show and Tell Meeting(s) Handouts 2.WW2 Vets Share Experiences 3.Q&A 4.Special Session: , computers, web site …

3 3 Steering Committee John Barthelmes: meeting logistics Mark Erdrich: content, vets, computer stuff Don Goldstein: content Larry Kazner: content, vets, books sale Diana Kennedy: finances, meeting logistics Gail Kennedy: communications, librarian Norm Olson: special projects Jim Renner: sabbatical

4 4 Club Rules  No homework  No quizzes  No grades  No reading assignments  No dues  Only requirement is to enjoy yourself  s and web site are informational

5 5 Movie Night 3 rd Wednesday of each month 6PM to 9PM Seabreeze Recreation Center 20 April 2011 Mrs. Miniver

6 6 Policy Change Will no longer send out s on “everything” Just s on time-sensitive items like meetings, trips, special events New Feature on web site: “Daily Items”

7 7 Attendance Sheets Sign Up Sheets for new members only Sign up is so you get s (only time sensitive)

8 8 Trips Pearl Harbor –6 – 17 Dec, 2011 –~$3495 (per person, double occupancy –12 spaces left

9 9

10 10 Turtle Bay Resort

11 11 Pride of America ~= 3 Essex-Class Carriers 15,000 tons > Battleship Yamato

12 12 Trips Washington, DC –Date: TBD (most likely next fall) –Cost: < $900

13 13 Book Sale  Book Sale Table at the front of the room  All items have been donated  Proceeds will help offset cost of running the club  If you have anything to donate, contact Larry Kazner or one of the other steering committee members

14 14 Articles Library  Have been maintaining a paper library of club articles  Web Site has made paper articles library obsolete  Remaining stocks are free  Any donation is gratefully accepted  See suggestions on web site re how to get copies of articles if you do not have a printer.

15 15 Raffle  We will raffle off a copy of a Don Goldstein book at each meeting. Today’s book is “Miracle at Midway ”  Don will personally autograph the book for you.  Tickets are $1 each, 3 for $2  Proceeds will help offset cost of running the club  Stop meeting about 4:45 to have raffle

16 16 Central Florida WW2 Museum “World at War: Hanover to Okinawa” The year is The war in Europe is ending and the fight for Okinawa has begun. The Allies are on the move. Take a trip back in time when the "Greatest Generation" was still young; when the good guys triumphed over the Axis scourge; when the lines between good and evil were clear. April 9 th – 10 th Lake Sumter Landing Vehicles, reenactors, uniforms, weapons, equipment WW2 vets

17 17 Show & Tell Meeting(s)  Current meeting format provides little opportunity to:  Show collections  Browse donated items  Talk with each other  Talk with Don, Mark, …  Considering different type of meeting that would focus on member interactions:  Tables around the room edge for collections, exhibits, short videos, …  Tables in the center to sit down and chat

18 18 Today’s Handouts  Standard items for each Meeting on the back table:  Meeting Schedule  Movie Night Schedule  New booklist  Tri-Fold Flyer

19 19 WW2 Vets  Mickey Harrell  US Navy, 1941 to 1946  USN Blimps and U-Boat hunting  Jim Bishop  US Army, 1942 to 1945  3 rd Army from DDay to war’s end  Q&A following each talk

20 20 Web Site   All club information is on the web site:  If someone asks about the club, send them to the web site  archives  Articles  Photo sets  Videos  Book Lists  Presentations  Links to WW2 sites, museums, …  Schedules (meetings, movie night)  Club News  Glossaries & Chronologies

21 21 Turtle Bay Resort


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