North Carolina's Council of Chapters Earn 6 Awards
The 2013 Levels of Excellence awards recognizing MOAA’s topnotch council and chapters in an annual competition were recently announced. The very best councils and chapters receive five-star awards, and above-average councils and chapters receive four-star awards.
The Presidents of the Council and Chapters will receive their LOE streamers at the MOAA's annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO in November.
Follow the below link to read the posting for our NC recipients:
North Carolina Council - 5 Stars
High Country Chapter - 5 Stars
New River Chapter - 5 Stars
Cape Fear Chapter - 4 Stars
Coastal Carolina Chapter - 4 Stars
Sandhills Chapter - 4 Stars
KUDOS TO EVERYONE!
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NC Council and Chapters Past President, Fred Black
An important "REVISION" of the National MOAA publication showcasing member leadership and involvement in important issues that support military and emphasize the benefits of being a part of MOAA includes an article developed from a phone interview with COL-Ret. Fred Black, USA discussing efforts in North Carolina pertinent to Bailey-Patton as well as the continuing efforts to expand coverage to all NC military retirees.
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2012 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Awards Contest
* The North Carolina Council of Chapters received three awards in the 2012 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards Contest which is held annually to recognize both MOAA Councils and Chapters that do an outstanding job communicating with their members.
* The New River Chapter (NC-22) also received two awards during the competition in Category V (Chapters with fewer than 120 members).
* The five North Carolina Council of Chapters awards were:
Winner, Council Electronic Newsletters - Council Connections (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)
1st Runner Up, Council Print Newsletters - Council Comments (Maj. William Culler, USMC (Ret), and Dee Culler)
1st Runner Up, Council Web site - www.moaa-nc.org (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)
Winner, Chapter Electronic Newsletters - Current Happenings (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)
1st Runner Up, Chapter Web site - www.newrivermoaa.org (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)
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COL-Ret. Charles Knapp, MC, USA Attends Oscar Ceremony
* The New River Chapter's 1st VP, COL-Ret. Charles Knapp, MC, USA, was recently honored with attendance at the Oscar Ceremony in Beverly Hills, CA for his role as a consultant on an upcoming film about Desmond Doss, the first conscientious objector to be honored with America's highest military award for valor above and beyond the call of duty in the face of enemy fire.
* Congratulations, COL Knapp for this special recognition and for your work in telling Doss' story!
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The below downloadable file contains information regarding the Representatives of the 113th Congressional Districts and corresponding North Carolina's MOAA Chapter alignments.