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Sandra "Sandy" Stone age 74 of Mexico Beach, FL passed away January 25, 2017. She was born September 22, 1941 in Pittsburg, PA to Gene and Pat McGovern. Sandy worked many different jobs including Data Entry and Substitute Teaching. Her last job was Postmaster Mexico Beach, FL for 11 years. Her sweet and loving personality was captivating, and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
George L. Shock, Jr, age 58 of Orlando, passed away January 22, 2017. He was born November 21, 1958 to George and Anne (Tristram) Shock in West Palm Beach and was a lifelong Florida resident. Mr Shock was a proud veteran of the United States Army and was Postmaster of the United States Postal Service in Winter Park, FL.

New name for Florida Chapter News Letter (First Issue Coming Soon)

The Daily News Digest of The Postal World

Annual Reunion 2017
One hundred fifty people came from 15 states to renew old friendships, make new friends, eat good food and have a great time.

Past and present National leaders attending included; National Co-President Tony, National Retiree Co-President Clara, National Co-Secretary Treasurer Dan, National Retiree Treasurer Mandy, Past National Retiree Secretary/Treasurer Rodney, Past National Presidents David Games and Ted Carrico, Past National Retiree Presidents Ann McDorman, Paul Edd Butler, and Warren Harden. BCBS Rep. Eddie Williams was present to answer questions and gave away a load of favors and door prizes. Signature Federal Credit Union representative was there with several boxes of goodies to share and sign up new members. Signature Board of Directors; Ted Carrico, David Games, Paul Edd Butler, Ann McDorman, Kim (wife of Bob Arsneault) and Credit Committee Member Barbara Whidden all represented the Credit Union well.

Break outs for Active members was held by Co-President Tony and Dan. Florida Retiree Co-Presidents Donna Loud and Sandy Stokes conducted their Executive Board Meeting.

Our annual retiree sponsored steakout is always a time of renewing friendships, making new friends, good food, etc.  If you haven’t joined us in the past, make plans for January 13, 2018.

You are an aspiring retiree; (meaning an active Postmaster, OIC, Supervisor, etc)
A member of our extended family wintering in FL or retired in Florida;
A former member who some how lost membership (we’ll be glad to give you an 1187R to join)

LOCATION:  Eustis Community Center Right on Lake Eustis - 601 Northside Drive - Eustis, FL 32726

TIME/MENU:  Lunch served  at noon, but coffee will be ready by 10:30 so come early to visit.  Meal will consist of filet mignon, scalloped potatoes, marinated veggies, cole slaw, AND banana pudding….We will offer chicken breast to those that prefer but please specify on your registration.  COST $20/PERSON ... We willl eat until it is gone.

BRING:  A light jacket as there might be a breeze off the lake. 

OVERNIGHT in the area? Please let me know so I can make arrangements for you.  Best Western and other motels are close by.  There are a number of nice campgrounds in the area.  Mt. Dora is also near by.

?????? PLEASE CONTACT Barbara Whidden:  fishnkojak@aol.com or 352 669 5724

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Photos of State Convention June 2 - 5, 2016 in Lake Buena Vista, FL

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