Tuesday, 02 August 2016
Ladies and Gentlemen!  Details about Navy League Charleston’s August luncheon are…

On Tuesday, 02 August, at 11:30AM, we are pleased to host Christopher Downey, Vessel Planning Manager for Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) USA.  In addition to telling us of his daily ‘chores’ overseeing the ship locations of the world’s 2nd largest container fleet, Chris will be sharing some of his avocation as a casual historian of pirates and piracy from the Golden Age to present day.  He’ll share very interesting details and insights into the lives and likes of people linked directly to Charleston and her vibrant history as a maritime center … people including Stede Bonnet, the ‘Gentleman Pirate’ and Edward ‘Blackbeard’ Teach as well as the famed pirate hunter and statesman William Rhett.
Please plan to join us!  Arrive curious and hungry – leave informed. . . . and full!!!
The details:
Where:  Embassy Suites, 5055 International Boulevard, North Charleston
Who:     The Charleston Council, Navy League of the United States
Program: Christopher Downey, Vessel Planning Manager, MSC (USA) Line
When:     11:30am – 1:00pm, Tuesday 02 August 2016
Cost:       All uniformed military                                              $15.00
Navy League Members                                                            $20.00
Members of Aligned Sea Services Organizations            $20.00
* see list below
All others                                                                                      $25.00

Take advantage of our special new membership offer, including your first month’s lunch fee, to join Navy League for $40 and enjoy member pricing at future lunches for the next 12 months!!!
Please RSVP soon to …patrick.keaveny@comcast.net.
You can also RSVP by text or voicemail to (843) 693-0794; please remember to give your name

***  Remember, Navy League Charleston hosts lunch monthly  ***
So mark your calendars for 11:30am on the 1st Tuesday of each month!

* Aligned Organizations include the Low Country elements of AFA, AOC, AUSA, ESGR, FRA, LCOA, CWOA, NOUS, NSL, SNA, and USNA AA

Future luncheon plans over the next few months include:
when                                       where                    who
Sept 21st (Wednesday)        Embassy Suites     Annual Ombudsman Recognition with special guest speaker
CMC Leilani Cale-Jones, Deputy Master Chief of the USCG
Oct 4th (Tuesday)                CPO Mess, USS Yorktown   Captain Kevin Byrne, CO, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command
Nov 1st (Tuesday)               Embassy Suites     Captain Scott Heller, CO, SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic