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2016 Convention Gander Report

August 2016

Fellow Ganders of the St. Louis Pond ~

We did it!  We organized and executed an incredible convention here in St. Louis last month at the Hilton at the Ballpark.  The events were fantastic, the food was fabulous and the entertainment was exemplary!  The following thank you excerpt will give you a sense of how well the convention was received by those attending:

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Changes by Lewis R. Crist

In the Summer of 1965, the 59th Grand Nest Convention was held in St. Louis.   At this time, the United States was hopelessly mired in the jungles of Vietnam.  People resented the War.  Even returning soldiers were spat upon.  We were facing protests and riots in the streets.  There was arson and looting on a large scale, destroying the hearts of many cities.  Insurance was no longer available in certain areas.  This would give rise to what is now known as “ The Fair Plan”, which provided people in those areas with access to an insurance market.  It still operates today.

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A Word from the MLGG September 2015

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Word from the MLGG …

To the men and women of the St. Louis Pond, I send greetings to you from the Grand Nest.

As you know I was elected and installed as the Most Loyal Grand Gander in Baltimore in July and currently serving the Order and all of you in that capacity.

My year as MLGG is off to a great start.  In August, Libby and I traveled to Nashville to celebrate the 100th anniversary of their Charter as the Tennessee Pond.  There were nearly eighty in attendance. Read More »A Word from the MLGG September 2015

2015 Fall Golf Tournament

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Fall 2015 Blue Goose Golf Tournament 

A beautiful day and a beautiful venue were “par for the course” for the Fall Blue Goose Golf Tournament at Lake Forest Country Club on September 24, 2015.
It was a challenging, but stunning course and we received many accolades regarding it.  Dennis Bryan and Art Schulte again delivered a great tournament!Read More »2015 Fall Golf Tournament