EBMA News

BJ's Wholesale Club forms are available at the EBMA office in Groton and are now also available at the Office Supply Store in the New London EB Campus (Ely Davis) @ 13 months for $35. Forms must be submitted in person at BJ's Membership Services desk.

EBMA Dinner Meeting with Guest Speaker Story Musgrave at Langley’s at Great Neck Country Club - September 19, 2017

Story Musgrave was born in 1935 on a dairy farm in Stockbridge, MA. He was in the forests alone at 3 and by 5 floated his homebuilt rafts on the rivers. He rode combines at 5, drove trucks and tractors at 10 and when alone in remote fields repaired them by 13.

He never finished school, ran off to Korea with the U. S. Marines where he was an aircraft electrician and engine mechanic. He started flying with the Marines and over the next 58 years accumulated 18,000 hours in over 160 aircraft. He is a parachutist with over 800 freefalls.

He has six graduate degrees in math, computers, chemistry, medicine, physiology, and literature. He has been awarded 20 honorary doctorates. He was a part-time trauma surgeon for the duration of his astronaut career.

He was a NASA astronaut for over 30 years and flew on six spaceflights. He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger’s first flight, was a pilot on an astronomy mission, conducted two classified DOD missions, was the lead spacewalker on the Hubble Telescope repair mission and operated an electronic chip manufacturing satellite on Columbia. He was the communicator in mission control for 25 missions.

Today he is a producer/director of multimedia, a landscape architect, a heavy equipment operator, an innovator with Applied Minds Inc., and a professor of design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Story also performs multimedia corporate presentations on the topics of design driven innovation, project management, operations, human performance, reliability, quality and safety.

He has seven beautiful children: Lorelei, Scott, Holly, Todd, Jeff, Lane and Story, ranging from age 55 to 8 years, three beautiful grandchildren, and a beautiful wife, Amanda.

5:00-6:00 Reception/Registration
6:00-8:00 Meeting and Dinner

Buffet Dinner
Member $20.00 Guest $25.00

Reserved tables may be requested (tables of 10). Complete a table request form (available on Lotus Notes/Shared Files on GROTON10/EBMA) and e-mail to Joe Rossi by cutoff date below.

Purchase Tickets From Your Boosterbefore cutoff. Tickets are available until noon Friday, September 15, 2017 or until capacity is reached, whichever is sooner.
TICKET REFUND POLICY: No refunds given after noon Friday, September 15, 2017

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The 16th annual EBMA golf tournament was held Friday June 24, 2016 at Lyman Orchards Golf Club with 204 EBMA members and EBMA retirees. Thanks to all that pitched in and helped out.

A special thank you to Anita Kaiser and Ray Krause for their support on the 2nd hole on Jones and the 13th hole on Player. We raised $505 supporting Anita and Ray 2016 Run to Home Base endeavor. Thank you for supporting them and for them supporting our veterans (with Rusty Simon winning the ~50/50 pot $505).

The prize winners in the gross, net and individual prize events are listed below.

The 2017 event will be planned around the same time next year. We look forward to seeing everyone again next year, especially nice to see all the retirees.

Your 2016 Committee - Dawn Barrasso, Roy Daniels, and Christine Dickson

 

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