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The Soundings February 28th, 2017

A letterCLub from our President Lewis Community Spouses

8/18/2016

Volume 6 Issue 1

April McClung Happy February! We are hustling over here to make our Night to Remember-A Centennial Celebration a success! We are less than a month away and we could really use your help. In this Soundings, you'll see a way to purchase tickets and a link to volunteer. Bring your spouse, bring a friend, or bring a lot of friends and buy a ladies table. Either way this event will be fun! If you would like to volunteer, we still need you to purchase a ticket (this is a fundraising event), then sign up for a time to volunteer that works best for you.

LCSC EVENTS Mark Your Calendars 

 March 17th @ ALCC: A Night To Remember  April 13th @ ALCC: Spring Fling Luncheon  May 11th @ ALCC: Mad Hatter Luncheon *All luncheons are subject to change

Our Night to Remember is our only event in March. We won't have a luncheon, but the rest of the year is pretty busy too. We have luncheons, welcomes, farewells, our big Operation Deploy Your Dress event and sub-clubs meeting. If you're having trouble keeping up, check out our social media outlets and make sure you follow us and like our pages. We post all of our events. We also send out almost weekly emails through MailChimp. If you don't get those please let us know and we will add your email.


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Our 1st Vice President – Pam McFarland Wow, it’s almost March already…where did the time go.? I am SO excited for our upcoming big event in March. I would like to invite you all to attend A Night to Remember: A 100 Year Celebration of Camp Lewis fundraiser that will be happening on March 17th. It will be a really fun evening, so much time and effort has gone into making it fun for all. I’d like to give a huge special shout out to all the ladies that are working to put this big night together. Tracy Harvey is our chairperson for this event, and I can’t thank her enough. She has tackled this with enthusiasm that is absolutely contagious. Also a special shout out to Peggy Cleveland and Tracey Jones for all that they have done in helping bring this night together. I can’t wait to share with you guys the commemorative 100 year magazine that Peggy put together for this event. It has so many wonderful articles and trivia about Camp Lewis. It will be a special keepsake for the night, for sure. Everyone that attends A Night to Remember will receive one of these. Tracey has headed up the gathering of donations for the big night. And let me tell you I am SO excited to share the many amazing items we have received for the silent and live auctions. From amazing trips, to beautiful artwork, to baskets filled with goodies, and even a few gorgeous one-of-a-kind wood furniture pieces. I also can’t wait to see the lovely decor for the night that Kimberlee Cavin is working on. Thanks Kimberlee for all you are doing to make the night look magical. Also a special shout out to Holly Hyatt and Karen Tussing for gathering many amazing desserts for our Dessert Dash. Special thanks also goes to Stephanie Sattinger for running our games for the evening, Greg Miller for being our wonderful Graphic Designer, and Laura Williams for managing our Silent Auction room. I also would like to take a moment to thank our entire LCSC board for all they have done to support this night as well. We really couldn’t do this without you guys. So my hope for the night is to see as many of you there as possible. I promise this night is one you won’t want to miss!

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BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR A NIGHT TO REMEMBER! Don’t miss out, seating is limited! http://lewiscommunityspousesclub.ejoinme.org/tickets

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Mark your calendars for our first dress giveaway!

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LCSC In Action

This month Patty Hembree was our host and we met at the Curry House in Olympia. Lunch was amazing!

Join us at Safura's in Lacey on Tuesday, March 21st, at 11:30am. Safura's is Mediterranean cuisine and Sarah Mitchell will be our host.

Pacific Northwest Explorers This month we met at the Port of Tacoma Observation Tower. After a four story hike to the top, there are panoramic views of the Port of Tacoma. Then we went to Johnny's Fine Foods Factory Store, a local product, then onto the Almond Roca outlet. Finally, we finished with lunch at the Olive Branch Cage.

Bunco’s next meeting will be held Tuesday, March 28th, 6:00 pm at the LCSC schoolhouse.


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Join Our Sub Clubs! We love the luncheons, we love giving back to your community, we love the mock dining-in, but have you tried one our sub clubs? A sub club is an amazing perk of being a member of the LCSC. These clubs focus on fun and fellowship with members who all share a common interest. These clubs are a great way to form lifelong friendships. Come on out and roll those dice, discuss great books, learn to cook new foods, or enjoy some of Washington’s finest wine amongst your LCSC friends! For this 2016-2017 year, we have an exciting variety of sub clubs to entertain everyone’s interests. Here is what we are offering this year:

Sometimes it is exciting to read outside of the Be inspired to feel more comfortable in the *See a complete same list genre of book youon always read. of our vendors page 13. kitchen. Cooking is an art and you can get as Sometimes just looking at the cover of a book creative as you want! We will introduce recipes makes you not want to read it. However, in our from our collective backgrounds. We want to book club, we are a group of ladies from all look to our membership for recipes from their walks of life who enjoy all different genres. Join heritage and also if we have anyone us on the 3rd Tuesday of every month as a particularly skilled in certain cooking/baking different book club member chooses a book, skills ask that you join us and share your talent! hosts with snacks, and we discuss our At our monthly meetings we plan on thoughts and feelings of the book we’ve just demonstrating at least one recipe, and then reading. Contact Kelly Nix for more info! enjoying lunch together. So bring your appetite KJBTexas23@yahoo.com to learn and to eat! Please contact Cal Brokamp for more information! calbrokamp@gmail.com


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Are you the next Monet or do you always end up with your finger stuck to the end of the glue gun? It doesn’t matter! The arts and crafts club welcome everyone! These crafty spouses will share their expertise and fuel your creative fire with crafts ranging from wreath creation to stained glass and decoupage. There is something for everyone in this craft club. We are still looking for a leader for this club, if you’re interested please contact us! subclublcsc@gmail.com

Bunco is a fun dice game to play - no experience necessary! Please join us at the LCSC Schoolhouse on the last Tuesday of each month as we socialize and eat beginning at 6:00pm and start rolling the dice at 6:30pm. We ask everyone to bring a dish to share and $5 to play. We play for prizes – 6 prizes to win each month! The hostesses each month buys the prizes, provides snacks for the tables, and drinks to share. It is a great way to socialize and make friends. Please contact Vicki Jurgensmeier and Joanna Scully for more information! Jbs716@comcast.net

Each month, our host will pick a restaurant location to gather at which allows our LCSC Lunch Bunch members to experience different

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cultures and tastes throughout the South Puget area. We meet the 3rd Tuesday from 11:30am1pm, with each member responsible for purchasing their own lunch. This is a great opportunity to learn the area, try new restaurants and cuisines, and make new friends! Contact Caryn Anderson for more information! Caryn.r.anderson@gmail.com Wine Club Come, relax, and enjoy a glass of wine amongst LCSC friends! We live in wine country, so let’s explore it! This delectable group will learn how to taste wine like a true wine snob and to pair hors d’oeuvres and desserts with the perfect wine selection like a true culinary pro! We hope to share reviews on bottles of wine, have tastings in our homes, or go to different wineries or wine bars where we can enjoy the fruits of the land. Contact Peggy Cleveland for more information! pegschalet@yahoo.com

The intent of the PNW Explorers is to explore all that the Puget Sound has to offer with your closest LCSC friends. Think adult field trips! Let’s hike, shop, and explore this amazing area together! Contact Peggy Cleveland for more information! Pegschalet@yahoo.com


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LCSC Contact Information: Mailing Address: PO Box 33314, JBLM, WA 98433 Physical Address: 2081 S Division St, JBLM, WA 98433 (Old Clarkmoor Elementary School on corner of S Division & Bitar)

Phone Number: (920) 341-5275

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