Sierra Vista – the Hummingbird Capital of America! Combine your joy of birds, with education right here in our own backyard. Join the Friends of the San Pedro House for Bird Walks, Hummingbird banding, Interpretive walks, and other educational events for all ages. These events occur throughout the months and provide light exercise and some are mobility friendly.
MOAA National sends their CONGRATULATIONS to President James Clenney and all the members of the Coronado Chapter, MOAA for earning the MOAA 5 Star Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Award for your Print/E-Newsletter. MOAA Senior Director, Council and Chapter Affairs Erin Stone said, “We at national MOAA are extremely proud of all our affiliates who were able to keep their members connected and informed through print and electronic media during 2021. The number of nominations submitted for this award has continued to grow each year; this year we received 227 nominations. As you know, effective communications are critical to recruiting and retention as well as keeping your members connected and engaged. Thank you and your team for prioritizing superior communications and for taking the time to submit a nomination.”
President Clenney provided he “especially shares thanks to the board members who submitted articles and/or information to the Heliogram. Your attention to detail and the interests of the members is obviously recognizable as being second to none.” This year’s award continues a long history of receiving the 5 Star Communications Award for the Coronado Chapter!
CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR CONTINUED CONTRIBUTIONS AND HARD WORK!
“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.” ― Calvin Coolidge
Today is Presidents Day, a federal holiday, a time to recognize the United States Office of Presidency and set aside to honor all presidents. The day is a state holiday in most states, with official names including Washington’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day, President’s Day, Presidents Day, and Washington’s and Lincoln’s Birthday.
Since 1862 there has been a tradition in the United States Senate that George Washington’s Farewell Address be read on his birthday.
If you frequently engage with your lawmakers on issues key to MOAA’s mission, first please accept the sincere appreciation from everyone here at MOAA – your efforts are critical to our success protecting and expanding the earned pay and benefits for the uniformed services and veteran communities.