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CCC LEGACY CHAPTER 123 NEWSLETTER, May 2018

Posted by RUAVET on June 11, 2018 at 6:10 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCC LEGACY CHAPTER 123 NEWSLETTER

3412 Pleasant Run Road,

Irving, Texas, 75062

12 May, 2018

 

Chartered: Nov. 1, 1985. Past Presidents: *Nelson Oats, *Harold Ballard, *W. O. Mullin, *Verle Oringderff, *Harold Trammell, *William Oakley, *Frank Polenta, *S. L. Baker, *George Payne,

*Harry Steinert, & *Al Clement. *deceased.

Current Officers: President-Mike Pixler, phone contact: 817-929-1557, First Vice President-,Tammy Pixler, 806-786-6299, Second Vice President-Troy Jones, 817-293-2638 Secretary/Treasurer- Joe Pixler, 806-786-6299, Sergeant at Arms-Troy Jones, Chaplain- OPEN, Kitchen Committee, (Volunteer- Wanda Jones), Historian/Reporter at Large for Newsletter-Bill Stallings, phone contact: 972- 255-7237.

Monthly Meeting is held on the second Saturday of each month from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the North Side Multipurpose Center, 1801 Harrington [North], Fort Worth, TX 76106. If you are using a GPS display, this address is the FRONT of the building; our meeting room is at the BACK, off of Homan St. The door to the meeting room is on the right as you approach from the parking lot, and will have a CCC sign on it. Driving Directions: Interstate Hwy 30 runs east & west, and accesses the downtown Fort Worth area from the south. Exit north on Henderson St. After a couple of miles it crosses a fork of the Trinity River and becomes State Hwy 199 which goes to Lake Worth, and the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. When you reach the traffic light at the intersection of 18th St.

NW, turn right [east] and go up the hill four blocks to Homan St. Turn left [north], and go a block to the Y. Stay right and continue into the Center’s rear parking lot. If coming from Loop 820 North, go East on Hwy 199 and left on 18th St. Our meeting room door with the CCC sign is to the right as you approach the building. Our dues are $15 a person annually, effective from Oct. to Sep. Bring a friend & enjoy fun, fellowship & food. Sign the register for you may win the $15 door prize.

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MINUTES OF MEETING CCC LEGACY CHAPTER 123, 12 May, 2018

 

There are no minutes for the meeting on 12 May, 2018. Members of CCC Legacy Chapter 123 were at the Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge for Buffalo Boogie, 2018. A remarkable entertaining, educational and fun time was had by all. Congratulations to all of the winners of Buffalo Boogie, 2018 and the recipients of the prizes and trees from CCC Legacy Chapter 123.

 

Below left, members of CCC Legacy Chapter 123. Honorary Life Member, Martha “Marty” Leonard and Master Horticulturist, Wes Culwell pose with the 50 trees, at the Dinning Area at Broadview given to visitors during Buffalo Boogie, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17 year old MO the Buffalo makes his appearance PLANT A TREE FOR THE CCC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visitors to the Pavilion enjoyed displays, videos, and educational talks about the Civilian Conservation Corps in the Lake Worth area and the “Great State” of Texas.

 

 

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James E. Pixler FORT WORTH--James E. Pixler, 74, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018, at a local hospital. SERVICE: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Northgate Pentecostals, 4647 City Pointe Drive, North Richland Hills, Texas, 76180. Interment: Burleson Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Skyvue Funeral Home, 7220 Rendon Bloodworth Road, Mansfield, Texas, 76063. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmond and Tennie Pixler; sisters, Billie Joyce Cooper and Dolores Oliphant; brother, Marvin Pixler; granddaughter, Kirsten Pixler. SURVIVORS: Loving wife, Linda Pixler; daughter, Teresa Napper (husband, Til Napper); sons, Steve Pixler (wife, Jeana Pixler) and Tim Pixler (wife, Lisa Pixler); sister, Nancy Cole; grandchildren, Todd, Talisa, Travis, Tanner and Tiara Napper, Alaina, Natalie, Nicolas, Christopher, Ana, Ella, Luke, Mikayla and Allison Pixler; numerous nieces, nephews and loving friends.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CCC Legacy Chapter 123, Event 2018

CCC Boy Reunion at Longhorn Caverns State Park,

(location of the only CCC Museum in Texas)

 

SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..

 

19-20 October, 2018

 

SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..SAVE THE DATE…..

This will be a smaller more personal event for our chapter. Some items have changed,

 

CCC Kids, spouses, friends and family, let me know if your Dad/CCC Boy will be attending.

There are items to share! Transportation (Passenger van/SUV) will be available, limit 6-8 pax. Four seats taken, so far. First come first served. You may drive yourself. Meals will be on your own. Rooms will be available. If you would like a room reserved at our “Group Rate” let me know. At this time we have reserved/blocked 6 rooms (Double occupancy). Target price per person, TBD, approximately $135-$175. (that’s about a dollar a day to event dates) This should cover transportation, (plenty of scheduled stops) tour cost, (Longhorn Caverns) and room cost, (TBD, AAA, SR, AARP, Veterans & Group rates). Total cost reduced, (TBD) if you drive yourself and meet there. Let me know that you and yours are attending in order to keep the expenses down for all. Always need to update the number of attendees at a CCC Legacy Chapter 123 event. Registration to open soon! Don’t wait. Be a part of history!

 

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The Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy is a non-profit organization dedicated to research, preservation and education to promote better understanding of the CCC and its continuing contribution to American life and culture. “I propose to create a Civilian Conservation Corps to be used in simple work, more important, however than the material gains will be the moral and spiritual value of such work. --FDR, 1933

 

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