October 2021 ‘Nouncements

Greetings to all from the San Francisco Bay Area.  CA-3 continues to meet monthly via Zoom meetings, hosted by Marine Corps parents Elaine Vallecillo-Miller and Greg Miller.  Our normal meeting location is still operating under restrictions.  However, we plan to meet in person in October, following all required protocol for the Bay Area. In addition to our monthly Zoom meetings, CA-3 also keeps in touch via weekly emails. This has been a quiet quarter for CA-3. On the 2n...
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July 2021 ‘Nouncements

Greetings to all from the San Francisco Bay Area.  CA-3 continues to meet monthly via Zoom meetings, hosted by Marine Corps parents Elaine Vallecillo-Miller and Greg Miller.  Our normal meeting location was still operating under restrictions. In addition to our monthly Zoom meetings, CA-3 also keeps in touch via weekly emails. During this period – CA-3 member Kathleen Wright attended the funeral of Marine Alice Eloise Gunnerson in Santa Clara.  As was previously reported, A...
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April 2021 ‘Nouncements

Greetings to all from the San Francisco Bay Area.  Hope everyone is staying safe.  California is moving towards reopening – depending on the County you live in.   My County – San Joaquin – continues to be in the strictest California tier – with the tightest restrictions.  Neighboring counties are moving to less restrictive tiers.  CA-3 continues to meet monthly via Zoom meetings, hosted by Marine Corps parents Elaine Vallecillo-Miller and Greg Miller. In additio...
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January 2021 ‘Nouncements

Greetings to all from the San Francisco Bay Area.  Hope everyone is staying safe.  Not much to report again this quarter.  California continues to ‘shelter in place’.  The Bay Area has some of the strictest shelter in place directives.   We do meet monthly via Zoom meetings.  Loyal Escorts  Elaine Vallecillo-Miller and Greg Miller host the Zoom meetings. In addition to our monthly Zoom meetings, CA-3 also keeps in touch via weekly emails. With the s...
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October 2020 ‘Nouncements

Greetings to all from the San Francisco Bay Area.  Hope everyone is staying safe.  Not much to report this quarter. A lot of the Bay Area continues to be under shelter in place directives, and we have not been able to meet face to face.  In addition, with all of the fires burning here, we have very poor air quality, so not a whole lot of outdoor activity.   We do meet monthly via Zoom meetings.  Loyal Escorts  Elaine Vallecillo-Miller and Greg Miller host the ...
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July 2020 ‘Nouncements

Greetings to all from the San Francisco Bay Area.  Hope everyone is staying safe.  Not much to report this quarter. A lot of the Bay Area is still under shelter in place directives, and we have not been able to meet face to face.  Our events are being cancelled – no 4th of July parade this year. No gatherings.  We keep in touch via weekly emails.  Many of our members are retired.  Those members stay home more than before.  Many are unable to visit friends a...
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April 2020 ‘Nouncements

Greetings from the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Chapter CA-3.  Our monthly meeting in January was hosted by CA-3 member Carolina Rudisel, and her daughter, active duty Marine Dominique. Dominique and Carolina Rudisel Also at this meeting, Barbara Naas brought a quilt donated by a Woman Marine Veteran.  Virginia (Hazzard) Bachman donated a handmade quilt to CA-3 to be raffled off.  All proceeds will go to our scholarship fund. Virginia served in the Marine Corps from June 1943 ...
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January 2020 ‘Nouncements

Greetings from the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Chapter CA-3.  We continue to have monthly meetings.  In October, at the meeting hosted by CA-3 Vice President Kathy Wright and Loyal Escort Angie Fredekind, we celebrated Halloween, with many members coming in Halloween attire.  In November, hosted by CA-3 member Maggie Hart, CA-3 celebrated the Birthday of the Marine Corps, with the traditional cutting of the birthday cake by the oldest Marine present – Zita Cussary, who passed...
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