July- August-September 2019
Welcome New Members
Thanks to all!
Our membership and fellow Trilogy residents continue to always respond to our various drives and events. The recent TOVA sponsored food drive for FAITH Neighborhood Center, so as to help their summer food program for school age children, resulted in over $1,100 worth of food donations. Two of our signature events for Memorial Day resulted in a standing room crowd at our Memorial Day Remembrance and a record donation amount of over $3,000 for Flags for Fallen Vets Lake County Commissioner Brigadier General Timothy I. Sullivan delivered a very compassionate speech about experiences in supporting Honor Guards for our fallen heroes.
In the continuation of our mission to support our local community, this year’s School Supply drive has started. It is also time to donate to Wreaths Across America. Specific information about these drives are included in this Newsletter, on our website and our various other community news feeds.
I want to give a special shout-out yet again to Joe DePergola and all who support the Events Committee. Everyone had a great time rocking and dancing to Dick Clark’s Caravan of Stars. I know that our California ‘Dreamin’ Dance with Trilogy Musician’s Initiative (TMI) on Saturday July 27th is another great show. As always for our shows you can purchase tickets using the ‘EventBrite’ button on our website as well as via the Magnolia House Concierge Desk.
As our Trilogy Community continues to move towards builder closeout, there is the opportunity for our new residents to learn, join and participate in TOVA. I encourage all our members to extend an open hand and to inspire our new residents to join TOVA.
At our monthly general meetings, Keith Breedlove and Barry Horowitz have talked about our new TOVA Sponsorship Program. This is an opportunity for additional fund raising other than our TOVA sponsored shows.
We are always looking for volunteers to help in everything we do, as those needs are posted on our website and highlighted in our weekly emails. Please read the various TOVA and MTL emails and also visit our web site, www.tovavets.com, for upcoming activities as well as pictures of the all our events. There are a lot of great happenings planned for the rest of 2019 by the Events Committee. The Board is always open to new suggestions in order to achieve our mission as well as organizations to donate to.
It is great that our membership is now over 200 strong, Nevertheless, it is important for our membership to step up to leadership positions. At the end of this year, three of the current Board Member’s terms are up, they are Commander, Secretary and Director-at-Large. In addition, the Election will also include the remaining one-year term of the Vice-Commander. It is not too soon for everyone to think about who to nominate as our the next TOVA leaders.
Best Wishes for the rest of the Summer,