New Local Lodge President and Executive Board Sworn-In

January 10, 2019 Admin 0

The new Local Lodge President and Executive Board were sworn in at the regular monthly business meeting on Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

Your new Victory Lodge 1725 Executive Board members are:

President: Craig Vanderhoof

Vice President: Joe Behan

Treasurer: Gary Winchester

Recording Secretary: Helena Thornton

Trustees: Chris Johnson, Kenny Geis, Mark DeLuke

Conductor-Sentinel: Maureen Kelly

Auditors: John Wilkinson, Chris Swaney, Bud Brown

Please see the picture and video below and if you see any of our new Executive Board members on the job be sure to take a moment and congratulate them and offer them your support.

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#WearBlueDay: January 11th

January 10, 2019 Admin 0

Don’t forget to wear blue on January 11th!!!

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is recognized each year on January 11th. In recognition of this important day and throughout the month of January, Blue Campaign hosts several special events and educational activities.

Blue Campaign’s largest initiative is #WearBlueDay on January 11th. To raise awareness of human trafficking, we ask people to take photos of themselves, friends, family and colleagues wearing blue clothing and share them on social media – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – along with our #WearBlueDay hashtag. Anyone can participate, all you need is a piece of blue clothing!

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Veterans Committee: Important news on expanded benefits for disabled veterans!

December 12, 2018 John Hurst 0

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 will expand benefits for disabled veterans

Service-connected disabled veterans and their families will soon have access to certain new privileges—several of which have been long-standing DAV legislative priorities—under the recently signed John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.

Beginning in January 2020, service-connected disabled veterans and their caregivers will be eligible to use base commissaries and some Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities on bases worldwide. In addition, veterans with a service-connected disability rated permanent and total are now eligible for travel on Department of Defense aircraft on a space … Read More...

Thank You for the Labor Day Parade Support!

September 6, 2018 Maureen Kelly 0

09/06/2018

To everyone that contributed to the success of our representation at the Labor Day Parade I extend my biggest and warmest most appreciative thank you. It was a fun and celebrative day enjoyed by all who participated.

It is always a rejuvenating experience spending time with fellow union members, representatives of civic and community organizations. You experience the heart and core of what unionism and civic caring is all about.

The atmosphere of a good ole hometown parade where people come out to recognize and show appreciation for all the Labor folks. Labor is the back bone, the heart … Read More...

2018 Victory Lodge 1725 Bylaws Now Online

August 23, 2018 Admin 0

The Grand Lodge approved our 2018 Bylaws and the new document is now on the website. You can review the bylaws by clicking on the thumbnail at the end of this post.

You can also always view the current bylaws from the drop down menu under the “Resources” link in the main menu (see screenshot below)..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.. and linked on the Resources page (see screenshot below)..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Local Lodge Bylaws

Click on thumbnail to view document..

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75th Anniversary Brunch and Recognition Ceremony

June 14, 2018 Admin 0

Sunday, June 10th, 2018 was the official 75th Anniversary of Victory Lodge 1725. The weeklong celebration culminated with a brunch at the DoubleTree in Charlotte. Our members were treated to a fantastic brunch menu (did someone say Bloody Mary’s).

75th Anniversary Committee member Mary Goettl spoke to us about the history of our lodge and welcomed Former Lodge Presidents Bob Bynum and Bill Wise who were in attendance. Both were recognized for their years of service to our lodge and the legacies they have left for us to follow. Bill Wise then introduced Bob Bynum after which Bob spoke to … Read More...