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Second Vice Commander's report to membership at the June 14, 2022, General Membership meeting

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Harry Gribbin and I attended the Boys State Orientation meeting held at the Glen Head Post.  Both of our delegates attended with their parents. Boys State will be held from June 26, 2022 to July 1, 2022, at SUNY Morrisville.

I thank Ken Braun for respresenting the Post a the Awards night for Calhoun High School.  He presented the Americanism award to Colleen McGrath.  This award is accompanied by a scholarship check for $500. Ken was accompanied by Larry Levy and Jim O'Neill.

In additon to Calhoun, Americanism awards wre deliverd to schools throughtout the Merrick Community.  They included Old Mill, Camp Avenue, Harold J. Fayette, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Merrick Middle School, Levy Lakeside, Birch,Chatterton and Grace Christian Academy.  These award consist of inscribed certificates and medals.  In total, 11 awards were presented to schools throughout the community.

The certificates for Americanism were inscribed by calligrapher Susan Hutchinson.  Thank you Susan.


Frank D. Pedagno, Second Vice Commander