Guest Speaker for Sat. July 5th

LarryDuggerLarry D. Dugger was born in Memphis, TN. In 1950 he is the eldest of four children.

He graduated from Geeter High School in 1968 and joined the Marine Corps at the age of 17.

After serving  in Viet Nam, he was transformed to Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, where in 1971 he meet and married  Annie (Darletha) Booker.  From that union has come three daughters.  They have been together for 42 yrs.

He attended Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, North Carolina and University of San Diego (Camp Lejeune Chapter)  where he was awarded a degree as a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselor.  He has also taught Marine Corps Personal Finance for Career Marines, Suze Orman and David  Ramsey money management courses. Over 40 years of teaching  how  to manage “Your Money” and retire early.

He has served 22 years in the Marine Corps, covering 27 duty stations and assignments, in  14 different countries. He retired in 1990 after serving  3½  years  as Facility Maintenance Chief at Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii. Where he managed a $170,000,000.00 budget for the Pacific Command  Fleet Marine Force. Serving  14 Star Generals.  He also worked for Roto Rooter for 15 years retiring as the Senior Service Plumber for  the Puget Sound Region. He has owned five different and successful businesses.

Ordained as a Minister of the Gospel in December 1986, at Shiloh Apostolic Holiness Church located in Jacksonville, NC. under Bishop Robert L. Meredith.  Present member of Greater Christ Temper Church, Tacoma, WA. under Dist. Elder Prentis V. Johnson, where he serves in many capacities within the church.

Guest Speaker for Sat. June 7th

To help shed light on international trends in digital television, GlobalPittsburgh has partnered with Andrew W. Thornhill, a Pittsburgh native now living in Seattle who has become a recognized authority on the subject, to offer monthly reality-based seminars to review his Digital Television Report & DTR Support.

This is an extension for the business community of our presumption that by creating awareness of the expansive digital television marketplace that we also open the eyes of creative corporate pioneers in Pittsburgh and worldwide.

Guest Speaker for Sat. May 3rd

arlenemurrayThe guest speaker for the chapter meeting on Saturday May 3rd is Arlene P. Murray. She is president of the Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., Tacoma Chapter.
Gold Star Wives of America, Inc., is an national organization that began as world War II was ending.  It is comprised of widows who are survivors. A young widow by the name of Marie Jordan, (who is living at age 91) had an idea for deceased widows and orphans. Support was given by Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt. She wanted to insure that we had some kind of benefits after our husband died, while serving our country in time of a war.
Mrs. Murray is organizing a national convention in Seattle Washington at the Double Tree Inn South Center Mall for July 15-20.
Mrs. Murray may be reached at (253) 720-1766.