P.O. Box 163, Seabrook, MD 20703
February 1998 15th Year of Publication
LUNCHEON MEETING: Based on discussions about our Monthly Meeting sites, it was agreed to return to the RecCenter for our February 10th, 1998. It has not been determined whether or not it will be open to Center personnel on this day. Please call in advance so that you may be assured of seating. Perhaps by March we can resume having a featured speaker for these meetings. In the
meantime, come & rub elbows & socialize as usual.
PLS CALL ALBERTA 301-937-6104 FOR RESERVATIONS:
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
February 10, 1998 11:30 AM LUNCH RecCenter
March 10, 1998 11:30 AM LUNCH RecCenter (Unless otherwise notified)
March 26-30,1998 GRAA Branson, MO. - Six shows, 4 continental breakfasts, four nights
lodging, round trip air, amphibious vehicle tour, taxes & tips on activities in
package -- $675 per person double occupancy (NOTE: Only 6 spaces left)
September 16-23,1998 CRUISE/TOUR ALASKA ALONG THE GLACIER ROUTE; SS Jubilee, Carnival Cruise, Airfare, and port taxes, from $1,753 Inside Cabin; $1,803
Outside Cabin. CALL ALBERTA for brochure & flyer 301-937-7762.
NOTE OF INTEREST: March 7,1998 -- Charlie Boyle, GSFC Retiree & Author of Book entitled "A Tale of Whale With a Whale of a Tail", will be giving a presentation at the Writer League of Washington, Chevy Chase D.C. Public Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC. All Invited -- No Reservations Required.
OCEAN CITY RENTAL: 3 BDRM 2 1/2 BATH OCEANVIEW CONDO 135TH ST & OCEAN DRIVE 6TH FLOOR -Wks in May/June Available -- Also last 2 weeks in August -PLS CALL IF INTERESTED: E. Montgomery 301-464-0476.
MAIL STUFFERS FOR JANUARY; Wilma Chigas, Bob & Mary Wilson, Milt & Helen Sing, Ewald Schmidt, Frank Wrigley, Rose McChesney, Bob Wigand, John Steckel, Roland Van Allen & Elaine Montgomery.
TREASURER'S REPORT: Donations received from Bill Rhodes, Joe Fedor, and Ed Korklin. GRAA's account balance increased in`97, since the biennial Membership Directory was not due for publication. As of 12/31/97 the balance totaled $10,010.25.
LETTERS WE GET LETTERS!!!!
BILL RHODES: Thanks for all the new from Goddard -- always enjoys reading about former colleagues.
CLINT CARLE: Turned 70 in April '97 still skis. Has three big trips planned -- lucky to be able to still ski -- stiff ski boots make it possible -- old codgers that keep active are still the ones that are enjoying life.
ED KORKLIN: Thanks to all who have made GRAA publications possible. Enjoys reading them & keeping up w/outstanding aerospace accomplishments of Goddard.
JOE FEDOR: Enjoys reading the Nwslttr -- Email address noted.
RALPH MOLLERICK: First year as a Retiree -- It has been wonderful -- Sends Seasons Greeting.
BOB PLAUMANN: Great to get the GRAA Nws1tr - its a wonderful reminder that many of the best years were spent at GSFC - sends following info re Archbold & Westbrook -- while these folks were not Civil Servants we worked together for may years & their dedication/loyalty was a joy to many of us. Both have expressed interest in hearing from their old GSFC friends. (E- Mail address JIM ARCHBOLD: Was the Ground Comm. Coordinator (GCC) at the old Minitrack Station at Johannesburg, South Africa (JOBURG) - Retired & would like to hear from some of his old cohorts -- Presently living in Edgemead, about 10 miles SSW of Cape Town.
KEVYN WESTBROOK: Kevyn was the mainstay at all of our NASCOM facilities in Australia for many years. His duress & unflappable coolness under fire is well remembered. Would also like to hear from some of his co-workers.
JOE DUNST: Even tho retired, is still actively involved w/NASA Credit Union, sends verbal greetings to his Goddard friends -- hopes to attend one our gatherings in the near future.
GEWA--NEW YORK TRIP, April 25-26, 1998 Trip includes R/T bus transportation and hotel accommodations at the Sheraton Towers in New York. on Sunday a guided tour of Lower East Manhattan and dinner. The trip cost per person is $259 single, $199 double, $169 triple, $159 quad. The bus will depart Bldg.8 at 7:00 a.m. and return at approx. 10 p.m. on April 26.
FRIEDRICK O. VON BUN: Formerly Director of Office of Applications, died 12/26/97. Family suggests expressions of sympathy be made to the American Heart Assn. , 839 E. Quince Orchard Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD, 20878.
JOHN L. TARPLEY: NASA Engineer for 25 years before retiring in 1984, died of cancer September 11, 1987 at his home in Rockville.
HUGH FLETCHER: Died of a heart attack near Ins home in Spain January 6,1998. Worked at Goddard as resident engineer for construction of tracking stations in Spain & Australia. He also worked at Goddard in environmental & energy conservation.
SPECIAL ADMITTANCE TICKET TO
February 10, 1998 GRAA LUNCHEON
You must be accompanied by a GRAA Member
or GSFC Employee with a Badge
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CORRECTIONS, CHANGES & NEW LISTINGS No 2
Please forward any corrections or new listings to <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Raymond Mazur change to <mazur@netkonnect> net>
BECKLIN, GILBERT (GIL), email@example.com,
CARLE, CLINTON E, firstname.lastname@example.org, PH 301-459-1972
DILLINGHAM SR, JAMES A, email@example.com,
FEDOR, DR JOSEPH V, pjf1O@erols.com,
GUNTON, RON, firstname.lastname@example.org,
HARRIS, DAVID W, email@example.com,
JACKSON, BILL, firstname.lastname@example.org,
LENGENFELDER, FRANZ, email@example.com,
LUDWIG, URBAN, firstname.lastname@example.org,
MARTIN, ROBERT (BOB), email@example.com,
NACE, DAVID A, firstname.lastname@example.org, PH 301-854-3628
PLAUMANN, ROBERT H (808), email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, PH 218-470-8881
SCHOENE, WILLIAM (BILL), email@example.com,
WOOD JR. FRANK M, firstname.lastname@example.org, ,
ARCHBOLD, JIM email@example.com
WESTBROOK, KEVYN, firstname.lastname@example.org