United States Submarine Veterans Inc. Charleston Base

THE USSVI CREED
To perpetuate the memory of our shipmates who gave their lives in the pursuit of duties while serving their country.
That their dedication, deeds and supreme sacrifice be a constant source of motivation toward greater accomplishments.
Pledge loyalty and patriotism to the United States of America and its Constitution.


CHARLESTON
BASE
EVENT
S

Upcoming Events:

2019

MARCH
    2    SAT   Oyster Roast / Chili Cookoff    FLYER
Cooper River Partners Picnic Area
1300 Food Served
$20.00 per Oyster Eater
Provided: Oysters / Chili
Award presented to chili receiving the most votes

    7    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    10   SUN   DST - SPRING FORWARD

    12    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Mcleod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 Muster at Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines;we will leave at 0800, if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935

    14    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
Submarine Birthday Ball Tickets Auction

   ?    FRI    Little David Working Party
Berkeley Museum in Moncks Corner, SC
0900
Will be doing prep work for the painting

    ?    SAT    Little David Working Party
Berkeley Museum in Moncks Corner, SC
0900
Painting and replacing some of the boards. Would like to have 4 people to help


APRIL
    1    CPO Grade established - 1893

    4    THU   Board of Directors Meeting       
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    11    THU   Base Meeting - Holland Club Induction 
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    12  FRI   Class 1901 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

    13   SAT   USS Amberjack SS-219 Memorial Service / Submarine Birthday Ceremony
                    Speaker: TBD
0930 Muster @ Cold War Memorial
1000 Memorial Begins

    13    SAT    Hog Roast in The Swamp
After Battery
Hog Roast on Saturday; festivities all during the week; all events are free, donations accepted. Card games going 24-7. 

    13    SAT    2019 Submarine Birthday Ball  LINK
Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Blvd, Charleston, SC 29403
1830-2230
Charleston Marriott        MAP to SUBBALL Location
Tickets: $35.00 for SUBVET     LINK to purchase
Uniform for SUBVETS:
RECOMMENDED: Vest, Khaki Pants, Blue Shirt & Dolphin (or dark) Tie                                         (no cover)
ALTERNATE: Charleston Tuxedo (same as above but wear Navy Blue blazer                             with Dolphins instead of vest

    17    THU   WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster
1200 Chow's Down
FRA Goose Creek
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories

    29 - May 2    2019 Southeast Regional Conference  LINK
Monday April 29 - Thursday May 2
Radisson Resort at the Port


MAY
    2    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    9    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
Vice CDR & Secretary Election

    10    FRI    Riverdogs Baseball Game
Riverdogs Stadium
1800 Muster - 1900    Game
Cost: $16.35
Seated together under covered stands

    12    SUN    Mother's Day

    ?    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Mcleod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 Muster at Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines;we will leave at 0800, if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935

    ?    FRI/SAT   N.C. Subvets WWII Burnsvill Memorial (Moonshine Mountain)
 
    18   SAT    Armed Forces Day

    27    MON   Memorial Day Service  FLYER
Summerville Cemetery
1000   Muster
1030   Ceremony


 JUNE
    6    THU   Board of Directors Meeting - all base members are invited to attend
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    7    FRI   Class 1902 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

    ?    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Greenville Shriner's Hospital
1000 Start Time
If you are able to go call Bill Kennedy 843.875.3109

    13    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    16    SUN    Father's Day

    ?    FRI    Little David Working Party
Berkeley Museum in Moncks Corner, SC
0900
Will be doing prep work for the painting

    ?    SAT    Little David Working Party
Berkeley Museum in Moncks Corner, SC
0900
Painting and replacing some of the boards. Would like to have 4 people to help


JULY
    ?    SAT    Moncks Corner Independence Day Parade
1400 Muster at the Berkeley Count Alternative School at the corner of Live Oak Drive (US-17A) and E. Main Street (SC-6) in Moncks Corner. It will probably be hot so dress accordingly. Vests are recommended but not required. We will probably be the only military float there.
1600 Parade

    ?  THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Home Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    4    THU    Independence Day - Happy 4th
FREE Indoor Picnic at FRA Home

    11   THU   Base Meeting
FRA Home Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting


AUGUST
    1    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    2    FRI   Class 1903 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

    ?    SAT    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
McLeod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 muster - Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
0800 depart - if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935

    8    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    14 - 20    WED-TUE    2019 USSVI National Convention
Renaissance Austin Hotel Austin TX

    15    THU   WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster / Chow's Down - 1200 Meeting Begins
FRA Branch 269 Home - everyone invited
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories.

SEPTEMBER

    ?   THU   CPO Selectee Breakfast presented by NNPTC Chief Mess
Cracker Barrel N. Charleston
0530 Doors Open
0600 Breakfast Begins
Food choices will be any combo of eggs or pancakes, bacon or sausage and hash browns. As is Navy tradition there will be an unlimited supply of coffee. Also unlimited sweet tea.
SUBVET CPOs invited

    5    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    12   THU   Base Meeting  
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
UNDIE 500 - bring new pkg of skivvies; donations go to needy veterans

    27  FRI   Class 1904 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org


OCTOBER

    ?   TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
McLeod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 muster - Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
0800 depart - if you are going call Ken 843.553.0935 or Bill Kennedy 843.875.3109

    3   THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    10   THU   Base Meeting  
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    13    US Navy Birthday

    17    THU   WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster / Chow's Down - 1200 Meeting Begins
FRA Home - everyone invited
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories.

     ?  FRI-WED    USSVI National Convention
Ft. Lauderdale FL


NOVEMBER

    TBD    WED-SUN    WWII Subvet Convention Kings Bay GA

    5    TUE    ELECTION DAY - Be a good citizen!

    7    THU    Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    11    SUN   Tolling of the Boats
Carolina Coastal Coffee Roasters, 108 E 3rd N St., Summerville, 29483
1300
1230 Muster

    11    MON   Veterans Day Ceremony
1030
Dorchester County Administration Building, 500 N. Main, Summerville
1000 Muster
Uniform: Vest Uniform (khaki pants, light blue shirt, vest and cover)
  
    14    THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting
Christmas party tickets on sale, see Ed Stank

    22  FRI   Class 1905 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

    28    THU    HAPPY THANKSGIVING

     ?    THU    Harleyville Parade
Lineup: 1700
Parade Starts: 1900
No info yet on lineup position.


DECEMBER

    ?    TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
McLeod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 muster - Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines
0800 depart - if you are going call Ken 843.553.0935 or Bill Kennedy 843.875.3109

    7    FRI   Charleston Base Christmas Party & Base Meeting
Location: unknown
SUBVET & One Guest - $??/ticket
1800    Social Hour
1900    Dinner (Buffet: salad, meat, vegetables, desserts) SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Two drink tickets will be given with each party ticket
Entertainment
Christmas Party Flyer CLICK HERE
Map to JBC Club CLICK HERE

    ?    SUN    Summerille Parade
Lineup: 1100
Parade Start: 1400
No info yet on lineup positions. We cannot line up prior to 1100 and must be in position by 1315.

    25  TUE    MERRY CHRISTMAS


JANUARY

    1   MON   NEW YEAR'S DAY
HAPPY NEW YEAR to all hands and their families. Lots of football to watch!!

    3    THU   Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

    10   THU   Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

    15    TUE   Victory House Visit
1000 Muster at VFW parking lot in Ladson for carpool
~1300 Arrive back at VFW


FEBRUARY

THU    Board of Directors Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Meeting

THU    Base Meeting
FRA Goose Creek
1800 Social Hour - 1900 Meeting

FRI    Class 1806 NNPTC Graduation & Charleston Base Legacy Awards                                        Presentation
0900 Graduation begins
0800 muster at Exchange parking lot to carpool
If attending contact Rick Wise at newsletter@ussvicb.org

SUN    H.L. Hunley Memorial Invitation to all Submariners  INFO
1830 Muster at church - 1900 Memorial begins
We will be participating and will need volunteers. Uniform will be Charleston Tuxedo (Blue blazer with dolphins, light blue shirt, dark or dolphin tie and khaki pants.)
Please bring a warm coat and a small flashlight...it's usually cold & dark on the beach.

TUE    KapSS4KidSS Presentation
Mcleod’s Childrens Hosp, 555 E Cheves St, Florence SC
0745 Muster at Ken Hutchison’s home 222 Loblolly Cir, Ladson in Tallpines;we will leave at 0800, if you plan on going call Ken 553.0935

THU    WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
1130 Muster
1200 Chow's Down
FRA Goose Creek
Please be there by 1130 to get a good seat and tell some Sea Stories.


STANDARD ANNUAL EVENT CALENDAR

January
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting, 2nd. Thursday
3. Start Audit of Treasurer
4. Establish committee for election
    nominations

July
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday
3. Vote on Base Bylaws if required
4. Moncks Corner Parade
 
February
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday

3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
4. H.L. Hunley / Housatonic
    Memorial service, 17 Feb
 
August
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting

March
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday

3. Present Distinguished
    Submariner Award
4. Massing of the Colors at
    The Citadel
5. Complete Audit of Treasurer
 
September
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. Seesaw Days Parade
4. National Convention USSVI
 
April
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday
     w/Holland Club Induction
3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
4. USS Amberjack SS-219
    Memorial Service & National
    Submarine Day Service -
    2nd Saturday in April
5. Submarine Birthday Ball
6. Grits Festival St. George Parade
7. Review of Base Bylaws
 
October
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

     w/Holland Club Induction
3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
 
May
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd Thursday

3. Base Elections - Odd years BC &
    Treasurer; Even years VC &
    Secretary
4. Memorial Day Observance,
    Summerville
5. Armed Forces Day
6. Base Picnic
 
November
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. Distinguished Submariner Award
    Nominations
4. Veterans Day Ceremony,
    Summerville
 
June
1. Board of Directors Meeting

2. Base Meeting 2nd. Thursday

3. WWII Swamp Fox Meeting
4. Complete Review of Base

    Bylaws
5. Scholarships presented
December
1. Christmas Party –

     THIS IS OUR DEC MEETING
2. Summerville Parade
3. Harleyville Parade
4. Ridgeville Parade

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