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SCHUYLKILL CHAPTER 413 

CHARTER GRANTED GRANTED AUGUST 12, 1954
MEETING PLACE:  YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY, 20TH & NORWEGIAN STREETS, POTTSVILLE, PA.
MEETS AT 1:00 PM ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH EXCEPT   FEBRUARY -  JULY -  AUGUST.

CHAPTER OFFICERS

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PRESIDENT - GEORGE A. LESCOSKY
FIRST VICE PRESIDENT - JOSEPH FISHER
SECOND VICE PRESIDENT- CHARLES E. GRIFFITHS
SECRETARY - VINCENT PASQUALE
TREASURER - PETER PRON
LEGISLATIVE CHAIR - GEORGE A. LESCOSKY
MEMBERSHIP CHAIR - ANTHONY J. RIGHTUS
PUBLIC RELATIONS - ANTHONY H. DOWNEY
SERVICE OFFICER - CHARLES E. GRIFFITHS
NEWSLETTER EDITOR - VINCENT PASQUALE
ALZHEIMER'S CHAIR - DORIS D. POPOVICH
NARFE NET COORDINATOR - GEORGE A. LESCOSKY
CHAPLAIN - VINCENT PASQUALE

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              MEMBERSHIP        
ANTHONY J. RIGHTUS,  CHAIRMAN
                    
TEL:  570-429-1663                                              
 
209  TOTAL CHAPTER MEMBERS (VOTING)      
    3  TOTAL NATIONAL LIFE MEMBERS (NON-           VOTING)                                                        
 16  TOTAL  NATIONAL ONLY MEMBERS (NON-        VOTING)                                                        
228 TOTAL CHAPTER MEMBERS                       
                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                            
 
               

                   MEETINGS

 

JANUARY 14, 2014
MEETING AT 1:00 PM AT THE YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY FIRE HOUSE, POTTSVILLE.  GUEST SPEAKER WAS MR. EDWIN EBLING, CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT WHO GAVE HIS ANNUAL PRESENTATION ON THE LATEST INCOME TAX LAWS AND PREPARATION OF ALL REQUIRED FORMS.  VINCE PASQUALE PRESENTED A DISTINGUISHED MEMBERSHIP TO CHARLES GRIFFITHS AND ED HUMMEL.  VINCE AND DANIELLA PASQUALE AND PETE AND GERRY PRON WILL REPRESNT OUR CHAPTER AT BOTH THE SYMPOSIUM AND  PA. FEDERATION CONVENTION.  CONVENTION RAFFLE TICKETS AND PATRON LISTINGS WERE DISTRIBUTED FOR SALE BY THE MEMBERS PRESENT.  THIRTEEN MEMBERS AND GUESTS WERE IN ATTENDANCE.
FEBRUARY 2014
 
NO MEETING
 
MARCH 11, 2014
MEETING AT 1 PM AT THE YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY FIRE HOUSE, POTTSVILLE.  THE ELEVEN MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE AGREED TO HAVE OUR ANNUAL PICNIC IN JUNE TO BE CATERED BY HESS CATERING SERVICE AND TO BE HELD AT BUBECK PARK IN SCHUYLKILL HAVEN.  OUR CHAPTER WILL BUY ANY UNSOLD FEDERATION CONVENTION RAFFLE TICKETS.  OUR CHAPTER IS SUPPORTING THE CONVENTION WITH A FULL PAGE SPONSOR AD, PATRON ADS, AND A THEME BASKET WHICH VINCE AND DANIELLA WILL BE BRINGING TO THE CONVENTION.  MEMBERSHIP CHAIR TONY RIGHTUS PROVIDED A FREE ONE YEAR GIFT MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION TO JACK BOFFO WHO WAS PRESENT AT THE MEETING.  TONY DOWNEY REQUESTED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP FIND MONTHLY SPEAKERS AND PREPARE MEALS/REFRESHMENTS FOR FUTURE CHAPTER MEETINGS.
APRIL 8, 2014
MEETING AT 1 PM AT THE YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY FIRE HOUSE, POTTSVILLE.  GUEST SPEAKER WAS GEORGE BLUM, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES APPRAISER WHO HAS BEEN IN BUSINESS FOR FIFTY YEARS.  THE PRESENTATION COVERED GOLD AND SILVER COINS, COLLECTIBLES, FLATWARE, TEA SETS, COMIC BOOKS, DOLLS, AND CHINA.  GEORGE ALSO GAVE A VERY INTERESTING HISTORY AND BACKGROUND ON PENNIES, NICKLES, DIMES, QUARTERS, HALF DOLLARS, AND DOLLAR COINS.  TWELVE (12) MEMBERS AND GUEST WERE IN ATTENDANCE.
MAY 13, 2014
A LUNCHEON MEETING  AT 1:00PM AT THE YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY FIRE HOUSE.  GUEST SPEAKER TBA.

JUNE 17, 2014  ANNUAL PICNIC
BUBECK PARK (STOYER'S DAM) SCHUYLKILL HAVEN FROM 12 NOON TILL 4 PM.   CATERER TBA.  GAMES OF BINGO AND CARD PLAYING WILL BE THE MAIN ACTIVITIES.  

JULY & AUGUST 2014
NO MEETINGS - HAPPY VACATION!

SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
MEETING AT 1PM AT THE YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY FIRE HOUSE, POTTSVILLE.  GUEST SPEAKER TBA. 

OCTOBER 14, 2014
MEETING AT 10:00AM AT THE YORKVILLE COMPANY FIREHOUSE, POTTSVILLE.  NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF CHAPTER OFFICERS.

NOVEMBER ?  2014   
MEETING AT 1 PM AT THE YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY FIRE HOUSE, POTTSVILLE.  SWEARING IN OF CHAPTER OFFICERS

DECEMBER 9, 2014
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY AT 1 PM AT THE YORKVILLE HOSE COMPANY FIRE HOUSE, POTTSVILLE.

 
 
 

          HONORARY LIFE MEMBERS
 
BENZA, STEPHEN OF BERWICK, PA.
BREIT, ALBERT L. OF TOWER CITY, PA
CONDASH, GEORGE J. OF TRESCOW, PA.
DONAHUE, EDWARD J. OF POTTSVILLE, PA.
GEARHART, MARION M. OF RINGTOWN, PA.
KUPKO, ANTHONY R. OF POTTSVILLE, PA.
PLAVCHAK, ANNA OF FREELAND, PA.
PLOCINIK, MATILDA OF GILBERTON, PA.
POLCHIN, EDWARD J. OF HAZLETON, PA.
SNYDER, ROBERT F. OF HAZLETON, PA.
WALSH, HELEN M. OF MINERSVILLE, PA
 
SPECIAL NOTE:  THIS BENEFIT WAS DISCONTINUED AT THE 2008 NATIONAL CONVENTION.

          DISTINGUISHED MEMBERS
 
BASKIN, WILBUR E.
BOGDEN, WILLIAM A.
BOVE, NEIL J.
CLAYTON, KATHLEEN M.
DEBEUZ, FRANCIS L.
DONMOYER, REESE W.
DUKMEN, WILLIAM T.
DUVAK, GEORGE
DVORNICICH, JOSEPH D.
FRIDAY, EARL L.
GIPE, ADELE
GRIFFITHS, CHARLES E.
HAMP, CHARLES E.
HOFFMAN, DAVID I.
HUMMEL, EDWARD R.
INGALZO, CONCETTA A.
KOCH, PLAIR W.
KOLLAR, FRANCIS P.
KOSLOSKY, HELEN T.
KRINER, RITA F.
KRUTSICK, HELEN M.
KURDZIEL, CLARA
McELHENNY, JAMES R.
McGEE, JOHN J.
McGUIRE, JAMES
MILLER, ALICE M.
NOVAK, MICHAEL G.
PACELLI, GIRARD J,
PAYNE, SANDY M.
ROHDE, HAROLD S.
ROSSI, EDWARD M.
RUDYK, JOSEPHINE
RUSINKO, EMMA K.
RYAN, NELDA H.
SALLE, THELMA A.
SEIWELL, BURTON W.
SHAMONSKY, EDWARD J.
SHANK, VIRGINIA M.
SMITH, ALBERT F.
STEBER, ALOYSIUS J.
STEMMLER, JOHN J.
STINE, BERNARD T.
SURGENT, PAULINE
WYATT, EVELYN
YEASTED, CLAIR G.
XEDEAS, THOMAS H.
ZUBER, HELEN A.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THIS CATEGORY WAS REVISED TO INCLUDE A MEMBER HAVING BEEN A NARFE MEMBER FOR A TOTAL OF 20 YEARS (DOES NOT INCLUDE A SPOUSAL TRANSFER) .  A LIFE MEMBER MAY BE GRANTED DISTINGUISHED MEMBERSHIP.  A MEMBER IN NARFE'S DUES WITHHOLDING PROGRAM MAY BE GRANTED DISTINGUISHED MEMBERSHIP.  DISTINGUISHED MEMBERS MUST STILL PAY BOTH NATIONAL AND CHAPTER DUES.
IF YOU MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS CALL VINCENT PASQUALE, CHAPTER  SECRETARY AT 570-386-9918 OR ANY CHAPTER OFFICER WITH THE MONTH AND YEAR YOU BECAME A MEMBER OF NARFE.

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 DECEASED CHAPTER MEMBERS
January 1 2014 - December 31, 2015
 
EVELYN KUCHTA, formerly of Lansford, Pa.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
 
SENATOR BOB CASEY
Harrisburg:  717-231-7540
Washington:  202-224-6324
 
 
REPRESENTATIVE  MATHEW CARTWRIGHT
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE D-17
SUITE 310 LOSCH PLAZA
121 PROGRESS AVENUE
POTTSVILLE, PA.  17901
SCRANTON:   570-341-1050
Washington:  202-225-5546