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November 10, 2019

Cdrs. Objectives

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  1. Preside at all meetings of the Chapter; enforce a strict observance of the laws and usage of the Corporation, and all orders from proper authority; approve all warrants drawn upon the Finance Officer for appropriation of money made and passed at a regular meeting of the Chapter; sign each check issued by the Chapter; and perform such other duties as the laws of the Corporation may require.
  2. Appoint an Adjutant, Service Officer, Welfare Officer, Americanism Officer, Historian, Chaplain, Surgeon, and all other Chapter officers and committees not otherwise provided for. Further, I may remove these officers and committees at my pleasure.

Coming Events

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  • November 7, Pride and Patriotism
  • November 11, Veterans Day
  • November 19, Meeting
  • December 7, Pearl Harbor Day
  • December 17, Meeting

Commemorative Events

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  • Purple Heart Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Armed Forces Day
  • Pearl Harbor Day

Cape Coral VA Clinic

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2489 Diplomat Parkway East


Hours of Operation:

  • 8:00AM - 4:30 PM
  • Monday - Friday
  • Phone 239.652.1951
  • Closed Weekends
  • Closed Holidays

Chapter 696 Financial Support

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  • Lee County JROTC
  • Pride and Patriotism
  • Lee County Hurricane Irma 
  • Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Hurricane in Louisiana 
  • The Invest in America's Veterans Foundation

FAQs

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  • How can I become a member of Chapter 696?  Simply download the Membership Application  Form in the download section at the bottom of this site and follow the instructions on the application.

Chapter 696 Monthly Meetings

MOPH MEETING SCHEDULE

Executive meetings are held at the Veterans Museum in Cape Coral on the third Tuesday monthly at 10:00 AM with the exception of July and August.  No meetings are held these two months.


Next Meeting is on November 19, 2019

Chapter 696

Chapter 696 encompasses all of Lee, Hendry and Collier counties.  All life members are welcome to attend meetings and events.  Your inputs help the Chapter grow and prosper.

Chapter Activities

Chapter 696 Current Activity

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Memorial Day 2019 with our favorite Museum

Chapter Officers 2019/20

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  • *Commander - Jack Wagner
  • *Senior Vice Commander - Dan Bernard
  • *Junior Vice Commander - Bert Kurland 
  • Adjutant - Bill Dismukes
  • *Finance Officer - Robert Johnston
  • Senior Committee Member - Sam Fantino
  • Junior Committee Member - Mel Gillenwater 
  • *Sargeant-at- Arms - Jim Connor
  • *Trustee Two Year - Rob Duffney 
  • *Trustee One Year - Peter Palkowski
  • Service Officer - Jerry Frease
  • Welfare Officer - Ed Charles
  • Chaplain - Dan Bernard
  • Americanism Officer - Rob Duffney
  • VA Representative - Pete Palkowski

* represents Voted Positions, the remaining are appointed



The Purple Heart

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 SOME GAVE ALL, ALL GAVE SOME
















Chapter 696

No upcoming events.

General Information

History Of The Purple Heart - (pdf)

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MOPH Today (pdf)

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VA Welcome Kit (pdf)

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VA Disability Compensation Rates (pdf)

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Purple Heartbeat November 2019 (pdf)

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MOPH Forms

MOPH Bylaws 2019 (pdf)

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MOPH-Procedures-Manual-V1.0 (pdf)

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Finance And Inspection Guide (pdf)

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Warrant Form Chapter 2019 (pdf)

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Life Member Verification (pdf)

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Patroits of the Year 2019 (pdf)

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Membership Application Form (pdf)

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Associate Application Form (pdf)

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Transfer Request (pdf)

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Ritual and Manual of Ceremonies (pdf)

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Contact Us

Donations Accepted, send to address below

Contact Information:

Commander Jack Wagner

PO Box 150702

Cape Coral, Fl 33915

Cell Phone: 239.826.6062

WEB Administrator billdismukes@gmail.com

Chapter 696 Meeting Place

4820 Leonard St Cape Coral, Fl 33904

(239) 826 6062

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