My thanks go out to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Fillmore Post 9637 for honoring me at a fine Tuesday evening dinner at the Memorial Building. I was presented with a plaque thanking me for support and dedication to the VFW.
I was both flattered and surprised with the recognition. Fillmore has a very distinguished group of heroes who count themselves members of Post 9637. From WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam, these men have many tales of special heroism to tell.
Once again, thank you very much for the honor.
Two weeks ago I attended a 50-year class reunion for Santa Clara High School. It was superbly organized by Ellen Friedrich-Devericks, Paul Yenney, and several others.
Saturday, the Class of ’58 visited the Oxnard campus. What a fantastic transformation the school has undergone. Just a few years ago it was close to being closed. Today, it’s a star performer with the latest in everything. I was deeply impressed. Later we were treated to a great dinner at the Saticoy Country Club. Sunday we all gathered at the Devericks’ beautiful Saticoy Country Club mountain-top home for another get-together.
I have promised to write a little summary of the event, soon. I’ll probably put it on
In short, it was truly great to see so many of my classmates after 50 years. My best to all of you, and I hope we see each other in five years.
I regret there is so much to write about and so little time and space this week.
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