3801 Coco Grove Avenue  
Miami, Florida 33133
March 3, 2007 FRG Meeting Reminder

Dear Fellow Blinded Veterans

This is your final notice that the next meeting of the Florida Regional Group will be held on Saturday, March 3, at the Flaming Pit Restaurant, 1150 North Federal Highway (US 1), Pompano Beach. The meeting will begin at 11:30 AM, with a period of socializing, followed by lunch at noon. For lunch, you may select from Broasted Chicken or Chopped Sirloin Steak and Salad, Potatoes, Vegetables, Rolls and Butter, Iced Tea or Coffee, and Dessert The price of the lunch wilFbe~$5 per person, including tax and tip. Beer, wine, and mixed drinks will be available at an additional charge.

 FRG President Paul Kaminsky will preside at the meeting following lunch. Paul Mimms, FRG Southeast District Director and WPB VAMC VIST Coordinator, Has invited Charleen Szabo, the new Director of the WPB VAMC to be our Guest Speaker. Ms. Szabo has accepted that invitation. Let show her that we support our Blind Rehab Center in WPB by having a large turn out for this meeting. A national legislative up-date will be provided. Plans for FRG activities for the coming months, including the FRG State Convention in Daytona Beach, will be discussed. Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs will be on hand to provide information about services and benefits of interest to Blinded Veterans and their families. Information about FRG Auxiliary activities will be presented.

 The restaurant has asked us to notify them as to the number who will be attending and the type of meal desired by February 28. You may make your reservations by writing to George Stocking at 3801 Coco Grove Avenue, Miami, FL 33133 or by calling George evenings and weekends at (305) 446-8008Xou may also call FRG Southeast District Director Paul Mimms, West Palm Beach VAMC VIST coordinator, at (561) 422-5260.  You may also make your ­reservations by calling: Roberta Goldstein, Miami VAMC VIST Coordinator, at (305) 575-7000 ex 3607 or April Barnes, Oakland Park VA Outpatient Clinic VIST Coordinator, at (954) 229-7791. Please be sure to make your reservations before February 28, as the restaurant needs this information in order to plan properly for our meeting. Paul Mimms and Roberta Goldstein are attempting to arrange transportation to the meeting from Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Counties, respectively. This transportation will leave from the West Palm Beach and Miami VAMC. If you need such transportation, contact Paul or Roberta.

 To get to the Flaming Pit Restaurant, take 195 North or South to Atlantic Blvd. Go East 1.5 miles to Federal Highway (US 1), then turn left (North); go 1 mile on Federal Highway. The Flaming Pit Restaurant is on the right side of the street.  Parking is available adjacent to the building. Please mark March 3 on your calendar and make plans to join us for an enjoyable and interesting afternoon. We look forward to meeting you there.