SPPA News – September 2016


September SPPA Newsletter

Welcome back, Alumni Class Parents, and Parents of Current Midshipman!

SPPA has a full line up of activities planned for the 2016-2017 academic year, and we are looking forward to your participation and camaraderie!

We will be updating you monthly for what to attend/be on the look-out for on the Yard and with the SPPA family.  Please remember – these activities, gatherings, general meetings and reminders are only helpful to you if you participate!  We are all here to help each other and our Mids.

billComing up in September —

  • Next Saturday, September 3 is the Navy home football opener vs. Fordham!  SPPA will once again be participating in the “Miracle on the Asphalt” Tailgate, and we need your help!  Andrew Assenmacher, Tailgate Chair, will be sending out a notice SOON – we have a new location where we can all gather to watch the MIDS march in!  Look out for Andrew’s email and sign up to help — new parents, you are in for a treat!! 
  • Saturday, September 10 is Navy FB vs. UConn, with the Class of 2017 as Tailgate Hosts. ALL DONATIONS and HELP are greatly accepted at any of the FB tailgates – it is not limited to the hosting Class parents.
  • On Tuesday, September 20 at 6:30PM, SPPA will host its first General Meeting and Social Gathering of 2016. We will be meeting at the Willow Grove VFW, located at 305 W. Moreland Rd, Willow Grove, directly across from the Willow Grove Mall.  All club members are encouraged to attend – please bring a potluck dish to share. (2017-Main dish, 2018-Desserts, 2019-Side dishes, 2020-Salads, Alumni-your choice.  SPPA will provide drinks & paper goods.) Come meet some new friends, share stories of your experiences, and hear what will be happening next for you and your Mid!

We look forward to seeing you at an SPPA event in September!!
Pat Field and Chris Hoffman, Co-Presidents