Subvets to hold memorial service to commemorate 49th anniversary

Groton — The U.S. Submarine Veterans Groton Base has planned several upcoming events. Subvets will hold a memorial service to commemorate the 49th anniversary of the organization at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the World War II National Submarine Memorial East. Retired Vice Adm. Al Konetzni is the guest speaker. The public is invited to attend. In the event of rain, the event will be held at the Groton Municipal Building.

The monthly Steak N' Eggs Brunch will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, May 5. Regular brunches are served on the remaining Sundays of the month. The monthly membership meeting for all members and anyone interested in joining will be held at 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 6, at the clubhouse, 40 School St. Subvets WWII will meet for its monthly social and lunch at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14, at the clubhouse and the Holland Club will meet for its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, at the clubhouse. The guest for the Holland Club luncheon will be Rear Adm. Kenneth M. Perry, commander of Submarine Group Two.

On Memorial Day, at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, the base will conduct a memorial service and USS Scorpion remembrance ceremony at the National Submarine Memorial East. The Summer Steak Dinner will be on Friday, May 31. The menu includes salad, a 12 oz steak, vegetable and baked potato for $15 each. There will be sittings at 5:45 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. The chief petty officers from the USS Toledo are preparing dinner. Advanced paid reservations are required by Wednesday, May 29. Events, unless otherwise noted, are only open to members of U.S. Subvets and their guests. For more information, contact Groton Base Commander John Carcioppolo at (860) 514-7064 or

2013 Mid-Term Minutes up on the USSVI Website

Read the minutes at this link: 2013 Mid-Term minutes