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Meet & Greet plus Packing Party

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Meet & Greet plus Packing Party

Time: September 21, 2013 from 12pm to 2pm
Location: Fairview Heights 6600 N. Illinois Street, Fairview Heights, IL, 62208 Directions | Menu Hours: MON 11a-11p | TUE 11a-11p | WED 11a-11p | THU 11a-11p | FRI 11a-12a | SAT 11a-12a | SUN 10:30a-11p Phone: (618) 622-9475
Street: 6600 N. Illinois St.
City/Town: Fairview Heights, IL
Event Type: meet, &, greet, packing, party
Organized By: carols_kitchen
Latest Activity: Sep 20, 2013

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Event Description

Meet and greet, have a great meal, bring items for the September Molly's Adopt A Sailor adoption, bring pictures, laugh-cry-laugh some more! Bring the spouse, DEPPER or other good friend!

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Comment by AJ's-Mom on September 20, 2013 at 4:25pm

I'm so disappointed!  Something came up and I can't attend the Meet and Greet tomorrow.  :-(  I'll be thinking of you all and wishing I was there. 

Comment by carols_kitchen on September 19, 2013 at 7:27am

CATHY--bring him with you!  I'm going to send you a message.

Comment by cathymgShip03Div367&ship11Div383 on September 18, 2013 at 11:53pm

I have been planning on coming but knew I might have a hang up, because my husband works out of town and is only home on the weekends. And now I won't be able to make. I hope I get to get together with some N4M's soon. I am really thinking I need it!!

Comment by carols_kitchen on September 14, 2013 at 7:22pm

If you are coming to the FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS Meet & Greet and Packing Party on Sat., Sept 21st, please RSVP for our restaurant count.  Also, need everyone to bring their goodies to pack, a box of quart and gallon ziplock type bags, and 2-5 large military flat rate packing boxes.  My email refuses to go through to the USPS to order more boxes, and it won't let me re-set for new password. 

Thanks--looking forward to seeing you!   Carol

Comment by cathymgShip03Div367&ship11Div383 on September 4, 2013 at 7:19pm

I am planning on coming!!

Comment by carols_kitchen on September 2, 2013 at 5:39pm

Private message me if you need my phone number.

Comment by diane {Shawns mom} on August 29, 2013 at 12:31pm

Wish I the minions......they are so HOTTTTTTTTTTTTTT....LOL

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