Greetings Altair Shipmates. Here is your monthly report for August 2015.
ALTAIR CAPS: Shipmate Joe Basso still has the great looking Altair caps for sale. They are $10 each plus shipping. You can contact Joe at "jomapakg032 [at] verizon.net"
SHIPMATE PASSING: I received a letter from Mrs. George German saying that Shipmate George R. German, SN, 1961-1963, passed away May 3, 2015. I sent the family a sympathy card. The family can be reached at 21 Kings Gate S., Rochester, NY 14617-5412.
NEW ALTAIR SHIPMATES: Please welcome aboard:
Joseph F. Casale, YN3, 1960-1961. I remember Joe playing boogie-woogie piano at the Altair Locker Room in Barcelona.
Shipmate Casale lives in Niagara Falls, NY and can be reached at "pianoman39 [at] gmail.com"
Merle E. Barnes, SN, 1960-1961. Shipmate Barnes resides in Natural Bridge, NY. No email.
William R. Hutter, QMSN, 1955-1956. Shipmate Hutter resides in Blue Grass, IA; email "wapsibill [at] q.com"
FINANCIAL: The beginning cash-on-hand balance was $331.34 with income of $240.00 from the sale of Altair caps and $5.41 expenses for sympathy cards leaving a balance of $565.93. The beginning and ending balance of the Altair savings account is $8,068.25 leaving a total cash value of $8,634.18.
REUNION: Just a little more than a month until the Altair reunion in Branson, MO. I will see y'all there! Please contact Dan Douglas for any reunion questions at "ddouglas [at] aol.com"
All for now.....please do not reply to this email! For comments and questions, please contact me at "cmbaltairaks32 [at] fastmail.us"
Best Regards To All...........Charles