SPPA Tailgate

SPPA Calendar

All SPPA members are invited and encouraged to attend as many club events as they can. Please note that *all members are welcome at Board Meetings… you do not have to be a Board member. We welcome all members’ input!

2016-17 Events

  • USNA Alumni Association 56th Annual Parents’ Night – May 12, 2016
    6:30 Reception, 7:15 Dinner
    Sandy Run Country Club
    200 E Valley Green Road,
    Oreland, PA 19075
    (215) 233-0666
  • Plebe Welcome Picnic
    Sunday, June 12, 2016
    1-4 pm
    Ridley Creek State Park
    Click here for details
  • SPPA Family Picnic
    Saturday, July 23, 2016
    1-4 pm
    Tryzub Sports Center
    click here for details
  • General Club Meeting
    Tuesday, September 20, 2016
    Willow Grove VFW Post 3612
    6:30 pm
  • Dine Around West
    Thursday, October 20, 2016
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    6:30 pm
  • Dine Around West
    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    6:30 pm
  • Commissioning Meeting
    November 15 or 16, 2016 (TBA)
    Location TBA
    6:30 – 9:00 pm
  • All Service Academies Ball
    Thursday, December 29, 2016
    Union League, Philadelphia
    More info to come
  • Dine Around East
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    Wegmans Montgomeryville
    6:30pm
    Hosted by Christine & Steve Hoffman
  • Dine Around West
    Thursday, January 19, 2017
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    6:30 pm
    Hosted by Henry Chang
  • Dine Around East
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017
    Location TBA
    6:30 pm
  • Dine Around West
    Thursday, February 16, 2017
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    6:30 pm
  • Speaker/General Meeting
    Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 pm
    Valley Forge Military Academy & College.
    1001 Eagle Road
    Wayne, PA 19087

    Our guest will be current VFMA&C President, Col. John C. Church, Jr., USMC Ret., USNA Class of 1989. Col. Church will speak about Major Meg McClung and her parents…On Dec. 6, 2006, Maj. Megan McClung, USMCR (USNA grad) a public affairs officer serving with I Marine Expeditionary Force, became the first female Marine officer to be killed in action during Operation Iraqi Freedom. McClung was also the first female graduate of the United States Naval Academy to be killed in action.
  • Dine Around East
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    Location TBA
    6:30 pm
  • Board Meeting/Nominations
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    7:00 pm
  • Dine Around West
    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    6:30 pm
  • Celebration of Firstie Parents Brunch
    Sunday, March 26, 2017
    11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    We welcome ALL SPPA members and their families to our annual gathering!
    Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia
    300 West 2nd Street
    Essington, PA 19029
    RSVP by March 13, 2017
    $45.00 per person
    Please make your checks payable to SPPA and mail to
    Deb Wiechec, 1404 Mill Creek Drive, West Chester PA 19380
    610-247-8460 wiechecs@msn.com
    Do Not Delay–Seating Is Limited
  • Dine Around East
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Location TBA
    6:30 pm
  • Dine Around West
    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    6:30 pm
  • Board Meeting
    Tuesday, May, 9, 2017
    Wegmans King of Prussia
    7:00 pm
  • USNAAA Welcome Aboard Class of 2021 Dinner
    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    Location TBA
    6:30 pm
  • Class of 2021 Plebe Picnic
    Sunday, June 11, 2016
    Location TBD
    1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • SPPA Family Picnic
    Saturday, July 22, 2017
    Location TBD
    1:00 – 4:00 pm

Full SPPA Calendar of Events for 2016-17


SPPA meeting locations:

  • Tryzub Sports Center
    1 Lower State & County Line Roads, Horsham, PA 19044
    (on Lower State Rd between County Line Rd and Limekiln Pk)
  • Willow Grove VFW Post 3612
    305 West Moreland Rd
    Willow Grove, Pa 19090
    215-659-3782
  • Wm. Bolton Dixon American Legion Post #10
    493 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA 19034
  • First Troop Philadephia City Cavalry Armory
    23rd & Ranstead Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Penn Oaks Golf Club
    150 Penn Oaks Drive, West Chester, PA 19382
  • Wegmans Montgomery Mall
  • Wegmans King of Prussia

Click here for maps of these locations.