Tag: East Valley Marines

East Valley Marines Award Scholarship

Denise Lott Each year, the East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, awards a scholarship to a graduating senior who is involved with the Marines JROTC program at Vista Grande High School in Casa Grande. The scholarship for $1000 is based on the recommendations of the JROTC instructors who evaluate grades, community involvement and military bearing. This…

East Valley Marines induct new 2017 officers

Dave Lott is sworn in as Commandant of the East Valley Marines by Pat Connell from the

Denise Lott Elected and appointed officers for 2017 were inducted at a ceremony during the East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, monthly meeting. Pat Connell, Department of Arizona Commandant of the Marine Corps League, was on hand to do the swearing in. Elected officers are Dave Lott (commandant), Pat Rice (senior vice commandant), Rich Williams (junior…

Help Veterans in need

Annual golf tournament sponsored by East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296

Denise Lott East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, is sponsoring their fourth annual golf tournament to benefit our Arizona service members. The tournament is on April 7 at the Oakwood Country Club. It is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. You will also get a chance to mingle with several of the…

East Valley Marines help Santa deliver toys

The East Valley Marines donate their time to distribute toys on Christmas Eve as part of the Toys for Tots program.

Denise Lott Continuing their tradition of giving, East Valley Marines of Detachment 1296 headed out on Christmas Eve to some of the lower income housing areas along Chandler Boulevard. What was different this year than in the past was that the afternoon was dominated by heavy rain showers. Pickup trucks were loaded with 24 boxes…

You are invited! Marine Corp Birthday Ball

Jim Harkins and Dave Lott are ready for their parts in the ceremonies at the 2015 Ball.

Denise Lott The birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps is approaching in November. In keeping with tradition, our East Valley Marine Corps League’s Sun Lakes Detachment 1296 is hosting its annual Birthday Ball. The Ball will be on Saturday, November 12 at the San Marcos Crown Plaza Resort in Chandler. The public is invited to…

East Valley Marines sponsor young marines

Young Marine SSgt. Tyson Henry receives a donation from East Valley Marines Sr. Vice Commandant Dave Lott.

Denise Lott Detachment 1296 of the East Valley Marines has presented a check for $1800 to the East Valley Young Marines unit. This award will go toward defraying the cost for some of our local youth as they join in the Young Marines’ trip to Pearl Harbor, participating in the December 6 commemoration of that…

East Valley Marines Golf for Wounded Warriors

The Marine Corps League annual golf tournament benefits the Wounded Warriors and the Marines Helping Marines program.

Denise Lott Detachment 1296 of the Marine Corps League held their third annual golf tournament at the end of April. Proceeds from this event are used for Wounded Warriors and the Marines Helping Marines program. Oakwood Country Club’s three nine-hole golf courses were the new locations. The club’s golf staff did a great job in…

Use your golf skills to help veterans in need

Golfing to help wounded veterans.

Denise Lott East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296, is sponsoring their third annual golf tournament to benefit our Arizona service members. The tournament is on April 15 at the Oakwood Country Club. It is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. You will also get a chance to mingle with several of the…

East Valley Marines induct officers

Newly installed officers Mike Bishop, Dave Minick, Dave Lott and John Van Houten

Denise Lott Elected and appointed officers for 2016 were inducted at a ceremony during the East Valley Marines, Detachment 1296 monthly meeting. Bill Ebright, Department of Arizona Commandant of the Marine Corps League, was on hand to do the swearing in. Elected officers are Dave Minick (commandant), Dave Lott (senior vice commandant), Mike Bishop (junior…