The 10th annual Sedona Detachment Golf Event was held at OakCreek CC on September 9th. It was very successful with 88 players, raffle, lunch and lively auction led by Robert B. Goode. Over $9,000 was raised to be used for Veteran’s projects. The event was organized by Lloyd Dellacort, Robert B. Goode, Dick French and Ray Ojeda. Event day helpers were Len Barrow, Ray Stueve, Theresa Corbett, Erika Dellacort and Ron Clark. The next event will be on September 8th, 2018.
The Department of Arizona staff conference was held in Peoria on October 21st. Attending were Senior Vice Commandant Ray Ojeda, Paymaster-Adjutant Ron Clark and Lloyd Dellacort. The Detachment donated $4,000 to Arizona Marines Assisting Marines and $1,000 to Marines Helping Marines. Ray Ojeda presented the checks to Lloyd Dellacort, Chairman of the two Charities. Ray then presented $1500 to Commandant Pat Connell to benefit veteran Hurricane Relief in Texas.
A donation of $500 was given to Evan Holz, Chairman of ASU Curt Shilling Fund. A donation of $625 was given to the Verde Valley Service Park in Cottonwood.
Ray Stueve has long worked to get a flag project done in Sedona. After many years of struggle, it finally paid off. 50 flags were flown from light posts on 89a on Veterans Day. The plan is to fly the flags six times a year. Next will be on President’s Day.
The Detachment will be doing fund raising at Tlaquepaque during the Christmas Season. Toys for Tots, led by Karen and Len Barrow, will have a booth. Marines will have a drinks booth and will participate in the Marine Rose’s program.