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   The West Point Society of South Texas

    A Non-profit Association of Graduates and Friends of the
                  United States Military Academy
                  West Point, New York

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Schedule of Events

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Membership


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WEST POINT

WEST POINT ASSOCIATION OF GRADUATES

WP-ORG

WEST POINT PARENTS CLUB OF SOUTH TEXAS


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Upcoming Events for the West Point Society of South Texas

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Benny Havens Hour at Stonewerk's
Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 1700 hours
Stonewerk's at Lincoln Heights, 999 E. Basse Rd, #130, San Antonio, TX 78209

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ANNOUNCING FOUNDERS DAY 2019
5:30 p.m., Saturday, March 23, 2019

Celebrating the 217th Anniversary of the Founding of West Point

WPSST celebrates Founders Day this year at the San Antonio Country Club, 4100 N. New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio, Texas. We are fortunate to welcome COL Jason Halloren, Deputy Commandant of Cadets, U.S. Military Academy, as our guest speaker.

Dress:  Military: Dress/Mess Blues. Civilian: Black tie or dark suit. Ladies: Evening gown or cocktail dress.

Price: The price is $74 per person for members and their guests and $79 per person for non-members and their guests. If your 2019 dues are paid prior to the deadline, you will be eligible for the member price.
For further assistance with membership dues, please contact Mark Escobedo at (210)563-0351. Dues can be paid using the option on the Founders Day flyer, or online at our home page.

Menu: Dinner menu selections include 2 choices: (B) Wagyu Beef Sirloin with Horseradish Dauphinoise Potatoes, Roasted Broccolini & Young carrots – Green Peppercorn Brandy Sauce; or (C) Chicken Mushroom Marsala with Pecorino Romano Polenta Grilled Vegetables and Confit Tomatoes. Each meal will include an entrée, House Salad with Dressing, Rolls, Coffee, Iced Tea upon request, and, Tiramisu Cake with Kahlua Sauce for dessert. One glass of wine is included for toasts.

Payment:
There are two ways to register and pay.
First, you can use the WPSST website to register and pay for your annual dues and/or for the Founder's Day dinner by credit card on line.  Use this link for online Founders Day payment.  It saves you the trouble of writing and mailing a check. This service is provided to our Society by West-Point.org, the same non-profit organization that hosts our website for free. It's fast, easy, and secure! There is a charge of 5% to cover credit card service expenses.
Second, you can pay by check and send it in with this flyer. If you are sending a check, please make it payable to “WPSST” and mail to P.O. BOX 780064, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78278
Deadline: Reservations must be received no later than Tuesday, March 19, 2019. No refunds will be made for cancellations after that date. Questions regarding reservations should be directed to Ed Clukey at (210) 669-1852.

Program: A registration table will be in the Living Room, located up the stairs to the right. Please sign-in and pick up your name tags. A seating chart will be located in the Living Room. Benny Havens hour will be from 1730 to 1900 hours. Cash bars will be in the Living Room and upstairs in the Loggia. The Living Room will also have tables and chairs for seating during the Benny Havens hour. Mess call will sound at 1850 hours. The dinner and program should conclude at approximately 2100 hours. Candidate Reception will be held upstairs. Handicap Access: An elevator is located directly inside the Club’s door to the left. Select “2” for the Benny Haven’s Hour and the “3” for the Dinner.

DIRECTIONS FROM North side of San Antonio outside Loop 410: Get onto US Hwy 281 South (McAllister Fwy). Take the Hildebrand Ave exit. Turn Left onto East Hildebrand Ave. Get into the right hand lane until you cross over Broadway St. When you get to the light at New Braunfels Ave the San Antonio Country Club is directly in front of you. Once in the parking lot you may drive directly to the covered awning to drop off your guests. There will be Valet parking, for tips, available for those that wish to partake in it. Otherwise you may park in the parking lot and walk or choose to ride the courtesy golf cart, for tips.

DIRECTIONS FROM South side of San Antonio
outside Loop 410: Take I35 NORTH or I37 NORTH to US Hwy 281 North. Take the Hildebrand Ave exit. Turn Right onto East Hildebrand Ave. Get into the right hand lane until you cross over Broadway St. When you get to the light at New Braunfels Ave the San Antonio Country Club is directly in front of you. Once in the parking lot you may drive directly to the covered awning to drop off your guests. There will be Valet parking, for tips, available for those that wish to partake in it. Otherwise you may park in the parking lot and walk or choose to ride the courtesy golf cart, for tips.
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One upcoming event for which we ask your support is the Army/UTSA game to be held here in San Antonio in September. We will once again host the Army West Point tailgate party. Stand by for more details. Please send me a note if you are willing to help execute this big event. 
 
Finally, if you or someone you know is interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please contact me to discuss the requirements.

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All Academy Admissions Workshop -You and your family are cordially invited to attend a United States Service Academy admissions workshop in Phoenix, AZ - Saturday, March 30th, 2019 See this website for details.

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Service Academy Graduates and guests, please join us on the 4th Tuesday of each month for the Business and Networking Group (BANG) Lunch.

Little Italy Restaurant, 824 Afterglow, San Antonio, TX 78216

Lunch will be held at Little Italy Restaurant, conveniently located just of West Avenue, North of Blanco and West on the East side of West Avenue behind Diary Queen.


Gather between 11:00 and 11:30, seats at 11:30, Speaker and lunch at 12:00 
Pay as you go -  approximately $12 per person
Bring a fellow grad and please RSVP HERE so we know how many places to set.


The Business and Networking lunch is an informal gathering of graduates and their guests from all service academies.  Our group includes retired, separated, young, old, those offering jobs, those looking for jobs, and those just looking.  We have our lunch on every fourth Tuesday of the month. 


Our format is informal. 
You are encouraged to bring business cards to exchange with others, and job postings if your company has any and you are in a position to help influence.  All graduates of the Military Service Academies and their guests are welcome.

  Everyone is Welcome!

For More Details on all Activities,

Click on "Schedule of Events" on the Left 

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Last Update January 31, 2019
Webmaster: Bruce Carlson, USMA '77