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A Detroit area -- Sunday, March 15th Meet & Greet

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A Detroit area -- Sunday, March 15th Meet & Greet

Time: March 15, 2009 from 2pm to 4pm
Location: Nello's Diner in Royal Oak
Street: 25994 Woodward Ave @ Lincoln Rd (10 1/2 Mile Rd)
City/Town: Royal Oak, MI 48063
Event Type: navy, moms, meet, &, greet, fun, gathering
Organized By: Sherry, Jeanne, Karen & Jackie
Latest Activity: Mar 15, 2009

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Event Description

Hey metro Detroit area Moms,

Well, what do you moms think? Perhaps we can start connecting with the other moms/wives/girlfriends from our area and plan a mid March get together at Nello's Diner in Royal Oak.

I think spring would be more agreeable for all. Let me know how you feel about Sunday, March 15th from 2-4pm.

Our last meeting we all decided to come wearing our favorite NAVY graphic/ or colored tops so maybe if you guys feel like it we can do it again and get some great photo OPs!!

Also, if you'd like to bring your camera and your photos of your sailors too!! Looking forward to meeting all of you!!

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Jackie O Comment by Jackie O on March 15, 2009 at 9:23am
Anyone else bringing their husband, significant other? My husband is considering it but wants to see if any other Navy dads will be there =)
See ya soon!
Comment by Sherry James on March 14, 2009 at 6:45pm
Hey Rehne', Barb and Karen, yes, this is verrry exciting to have such a diverse group of moms, a few Submariner, SWO, and I believe Aviation wil be represented. Moms of Navy sons and moms of Navy daughters (I'm one) and I think even a Navy Dad or two!! Everyone is welcome, spouse and girlfriend/boyfriends too!! See you guys tomorrow at 2pm!!

Rehne' --the water park sounds like alot of fun. Passing the camera around is fine!! :>D
Comment by Squid's Mom - Rehne' on March 14, 2009 at 5:45pm
I will be coming from Dundee on Sunday, we are at the hotel w/ water park out there for an overnight with family i will be driving separately to be able to make the meeting. Can't wait to meet all of you. All of my pictures are on my camera so i will have to pass it around. see you then :-)
Barb Comment by Barb on March 12, 2009 at 5:57pm
Looking forward to Sunday! This is so awesome!
Karen Comment by Karen on March 11, 2009 at 10:38pm
Sherry, thanks for the reminder about the camera! I will be up north for the weekend and need to drive separate to get home in time for our Meet and Greet. I am excited to see you guys again and maybe some friends I haven't met yet! Peace!
Comment by Sherry James on March 9, 2009 at 10:56pm
Hey Rehne',

The Stars and stripes sounds wonderful...don't forget to bring your photos you want to share & your camera too! See you Sunday!

Jeanne-- awesome sign!! Thank you!!
Comment by Squid's Mom - Rehne' on March 9, 2009 at 10:49pm
You mentioned that last time every one wore navy graphics or at least navy blue tops. Are we going to try for that again? I was going to ware my stars and stripes sweater. See you all on Sunday.
Janice Comment by Janice on March 9, 2009 at 3:59pm
Yes, I would like to attend. This is my first time. Janice : )
Jackie O Comment by Jackie O on March 9, 2009 at 3:15pm
Looking forward to seeing everyone again, and some new moms too!
I'll bring the name badges!
Hugs till then,
Melissa (Carlye's Mom) Comment by Melissa (Carlye's Mom) on March 4, 2009 at 1:59am
Would enjoy meeting everyone. I'm not 100% sure I can come but will definiately try to join you even for just part of the time.

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