Clubs


 TODAY, March 9 

NARFE MONTHLY MEETING 

Where: Kamana Senior Center 

When: 1 p.m. March 9 

Details: National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1563 meets, following brown bag lunch at noon. Focus will be on sequestration. All federal employees and retirees welcome. 

Contact: Bob Arthurs, 966- 6141, bobarthurs@earthlink.net 

HILO ORCHID SOCIETY 

Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St. 

When: 2 p.m. March 9 

Details: Ted Green from Oahu, landscape architect, past president of the Pacific Orchid Society and member of American Orchid Society Conservation Committee, will talk about Spathoglottis orchids. Come at 1:30 p.m. to talk story. Free. 

Contact: Sheryl Rawson, 333- 1852, sherylhilo@yahoo.com 

MONDAY, March 11 

KOREA VETERANS – MIA AND POW CEREMONY 

Where: Okutsu Veterans Home next to Hilo Medical Center 

When: 9:30 a.m. March 11 

Details: After a short meeting, a flag presentation will honor family of MIA Pfc. Fernando Rivera Jr. and POW veteran Hisashi Morita, who served in the Korean War. 

Contact: Bob Karp, 981-2126 

TUESDAY, March 12 

CANCER SUPPORT 

Where: 69-A Railroad Ave., Hilo 

When: 6 p.m. March 12 

Details: Malama Ka Pili Pa`a Cancer Support Group meets second and fourth Tuesdays of month at Hui Malama Ola Na `Oiwi. Enjoy fellowship of others who survived cancer. 

Contact: Leimomi Shearer, 969-9220, leimomi@huimalamahawaii.com 

THURSDAY, March 14 

HAWAII PHOTO SHOOTERS 

Where: Hilo Lagoon Centre conference room, 101 Aupuni St. 

When: 6 p.m. March 14 

Details: Digital photo club for beginners, mentors. Professional photographer Doug Beasley (www.douglasbeasley. com) will talk about “Earth Meets Spirit.” 

Contact: Susan Miyasaka, 969-8258, sc_miyasaka@ yahoo.com 

COMING 

AMERICAN LEGION, HILO POST 3 

Where: Kamana Senior Center, 127 Kamana St., Hilo 

When: 11 a.m. March 16 

Details: General membership meeting. Welcome transferred members to Post 3. Discuss programs and activities for membership year. 

Contact: Roy Hinokawa, 935-4704 

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE 

Where: Banjy’s Paradise, Waikoloa Village Golf Course 

When: 11:30 a.m. March 16 

Details: Camp Tarawa Detachment invites all Marines, Navy Corpsmen (active, reserve, retired) and spouses to monthly meeting. No-host lunch, followed by business meeting at 1 p.m. 

Contact: Jim Browne, 883-0069 

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 

Where: West Hawaii Civic Center, Bldg. A conference room 

When: 10 a.m. March 16 

Details: Islandwide Hawaii Loa Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, program on “DAR Insignia — its history, meaning, and how to display and wear it.” 

Contact: Mary Ellen C. Smith, 322-6870 

BIG ISLAND WATER GARDEN CLUB 

Where: Keaau Community Center, behind Police Station 

When: 7 p.m. March 19 

Details: Monthly club meeting with guest speaker Elizabeth Stacy, aka Ohia Hunter, who will talk about her ohia research. Public welcome. Mini auction concludes meeting. 

Contact: Bob Peck, 965-5375 

 

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