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       VOL. 19 NO. 12                                                                          DECEMBER 2018

      243rd Marine Birthday Ball Celebration

      By Marisol Guntkowski
      with Marisol’s Photography
         The Ja ck Ivy
      Detachment of the Marine
      Corps League met at
      Tradition  Town Hall last
      Nov. 10 to celebrate the
      243rd Birthday of their
      beloved Marine Corps.
         T he  Mi ssi ng Ma n
      Table was set in the room,
      also  known  as  the  Fallen
      Comrade  Table, and it’s
      reserved to honor our
      missing men. A slice of lemon reminds us of their bitter
      fate, captured or missing in a foreign land. A pinch of salt
      symbolizes the tears of our missing and their families.
         WWII Veteran Andy Brucato, 97 years old, took the first
      bite of the cake and passed it to the youngest Marine presented
      in the room, Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan Oakley, 42 years old.

                                                            The honor guard award was presented by Sgt. at Arms
                                                         Gregg Mann to Korean War Veteran Joe Lutton for his
                                                         outstanding service and dedication to the honor guard.
                                                            The Jack Ivy Detachment 666 meets the first Monday   information please call Commandant Joan Laugois, a
                                                         of every month at the American Legion 318, (1000   Vietnam Veteran, at (804) 896-2405.
                                                         Savanna Club Boulevard, Port St. Lucie). For more      Congratulations Marines and we thank you for your service.
      Superhero Smash! Children’s Ball

         November  10, The
      Children’s Museum
      of the  Treasure Coast,
      hosted its Superhero
      Smash. The  Children’s
      Ball is all about the kids,
      but we included some fun
      activities for the adults as
      well. In fact, 95 percent
      of the adults embraced
      the event theme and
      dressed up too. All of  Ellis Brown and Emily Brown
      the kids came dressed as                           Elena Ferretti, Sean Moran and Amelia   Peggy  Wood,  Tammy  Calabria,  Rachel   Darcy Plummer, Davis Plummer,
      their favorite Superhero. We saw Batman, Catwoman,   Ferretti                        Plummer and Payton Hurley              Rachel and Danny Plummer
      Wonder Woman, Superman, Supergirl, and the Joker just
      to name a few. The museum was transformed into a real   and also support The Children’s Museum educational
      life comic book. All of the guests enjoyed a full buffet,   programs.
      face painting, a tattoo artist, a live D.J., and a balloon      Special thanks to all our donors and supporters around
      artist who encased himself into a 7-foot bubble. We are   the Treasure Coast for their continued support.
      super excited to announce that the event raised over      Contact Tammy at The Children’s Museum for more
      $12,000. Proceeds from the event will be used help update   information at (772) 225-7575, Ext. 203.
      and improve some of the museum’s existing exhibits,

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