Saturday, May 7, 2005

Northwest Get-together

Nine AWONers in the northwest met for lunch at Falls Terrace Restaurant in Tumwater WA.

They enjoyed good food, a great view of the falls in the Deschutes River and, best of all, good company.
For Sue Eramia, it was her first time at an AWON gathering. After lunch, some visited the State WWII Memorial at
the State Capitol where the fathers of three group members were listed.

It was a great way for all to remember V-E day.

Sue Eramia, Nancy Kirk Thaut, Barry Barr-Finch, First Founder Loren McCleary, and Jim Ehrler.

 

Judi Kramer, AWON Founder Anne Mix, and Grace Ingersoll.

 

Part of the WWII Memorial is a field of cattails.
Each one represents one Washington soldier who was killed in action.

 


The 4 walls of the sculpture list each of those soldiers in alphabetical order.

Photos at the luncheon were taken by Grace Ingersoll's guest, Dave Colling
and provided by Nancy Kirk Thaut. Photos of the Memorial were taken and provided
by Nancy Kirk Thaut, with thanks!