My email: SouthEastDirector@safn.org
Greetings from the Society of Air Force Nurses (SAFN), Southeast Region!
Welcome to the SE Region’s “public” web page. Currently, the SE region has 315 members who reside in: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
When you join SAFN, there are plenty of opportunities to renew old friendships and make new ones. The SAFN National Convention is held biennially in the odd years and the Regional Meetings are held in the opposite even years (We plan to meet in Savannah, GA in 2018!).
If you are not a SAFN member yet, please join! As a member you will receive:
• Welcome Letter
• Copy of the latest Rendezvous (SAFN newsletter)
• Instructions for accessing the Members Only portion of the website (where you can access the color version of the Rendezvous)
• A SAFN lapel pin
• SAFN Directory which lists contact information for our 1,460 members
If you do decide to join SAFN, dues are $25.00 annually, payable by January 31st of each year. Once a member, you will have access to the “members only” web page that contains more detailed information about our region.
“LET’S MEET IN SAVANNAH!”
Southeast Regional Meeting
October 28-31, 2018
More info to come.
The Eastern North Carolina Chapter will host a lunch meeting on
May 6, 2017 at 11:30
Longhorn Steakhouse, Goldsboro
The South Carolina Chapter will host a lunch meeting on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:30
Location: Lizard’s Thicket
Address: 7938 Garner’s Ferry Road, Columbia, SC
Northern European Cruise
The Montgomery Chapter of the Military Officers Association invites SAFN members and their friends and relatives to join them for a Northern European cruise. The dates are 23 June – 8 July 17. Port calls in Scotland, the Orkney Islands, Iceland and Norway. Fly from an airport near you on group rates and meet in The Netherlands. The escort is Carol Anne Toms. Contact her for a flier and/or more information. Her phone number and email address are on page 102 of the April 2016 Directory.
The Tampa/St Pete Chapter hosted a luncheon on November 12th to celebrate Veterans Day and SAFN’s 30th anniversary. On December 17th they participated in the Wreaths Across America wreath laying at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL and laid wreaths for our Air Force nurses, relatives and friends buried there.
Please contact me with any events planned in your area and I will get them posted:
Pictures from the Southeast Regional Meeting
November 3-6, 2016 in Blue Ridge, GA
Pictures from Eastern NC Chapter – SAFN – Spring/Summer 2016
The chapter met in Goldsboro for lunch and fellowship on 3 May 2016. Seated: Marge Frazier. Colleen Carroll, Olga Markowitsch. Standing: Bob Frazier, Deborah Jones, Minnie Beverly, Ann Burns, Melrose Lewis (Colleen’s niece), Frances Mitchell (Colleen’s niece).
We celebrated Nurse/Tech Week with members of the 4th Medical Group at Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, on 11 May 2016. They hosted a cookout on base, giving everyone a chance to relax. Representing SAFN is Ann Burns, Chapter Coordinator; LtCol Gacquette Jennings, Chief Nurse/SGN, represented the Med Group.