Sept 8-9, 2017 : Annual Business Meeting

Hosted by Adm Arliegh Burke Chapter - Boulder, CO


Friday, 8 September 2017

6:00 pm  - Informal Dinner Gathering at “Gondolier Italian Eatery”.

Located in: Meadows On the Parkway Shopping Center

4800 Baseline Rd A104, Boulder, CO 80303

Please notify Dick Smith ( or 303-888-0645 M of your plans to attend this event with your meal numbers.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

All Saturday events at Frasier Meadows Retirement Community, Main Building – Boulder, Colorado

8:00 am  - Regular AABC Chapter Meeting Breakfast and Presentation (CCoC attendees invited)

9:00 am (approximately)  Presentation -  CAPT John ‘JJ” Mackin, USN (Ret)  “USS Colorado (SSN-788) Commissioning”

USS Colorado (SSN 788) is the 15th Virginia Class submarine. Currently under Construction in Groton, Connecticut, it is scheduled to be commissioned in late September or early October of 2017. The presentation will provide a brief introduction to the submarine force, a history of previous ships named USS Colorado and the efforts of the Commissioning Committee to support the commissioning and the crew.

10:00 am  - CCoC Business Meeting

                10:00 am              Opening of Meeting/Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance/Introductions

                10:15 am              CCoC President’s Report

                10:30 am              CCoC Vice President’s Report

                10:45 am              CCoC Secretary and Treasurer’s Reports

                11:00 am              Reports from CCoC Past President/Legislative Affairs

                11:15 am              Reports from other CCoC staff: Surviving Spouse, Historian, and UVC  Representative

                11:30 am              Chapter Reports ---please provide a written summary of your Chapter activities from 1 May 2017 to 1 Sep 2017 – if possible send to Barbara Green   prior to meeting.


                12:00 pm              Other topics:

  • CCoC State Convention for 2018 in Denver (Aurora), CO (April)
  • CCoC Officers and Staff for 2018
  • Replacement for Surviving Spouse Representative
  • Executive Staff Meeting in November
  • Other items TBD

                12:30 pm              Meeting Adjournment – lunch ordered from Frasier Grill Menu.                                               


 Lodging Recommendations

  1. Best Military / Senior Rate –  

Quality Inn Louisville – Boulder

1196 Dillon Rd., Louisville, CO, 80027, US

 Closest to Frasier Community Meeting location –

Homewood Suites by Hilton - Boulder

4950 Baseline Rd., Boulder, Colorado, 80303

 Rates for other hotels / motels with 8 September check-in.Go to and search for hotels in Boulder, Colorado 80303 with a 8 September check-in.Select buttons indicating you want Senior and/or Military rates.

 Out of town Attendees - Boulder is close to Rocky Mountain National Park (, Brainard Lake NFS Recreation area and lots of Boulder Open Space with hiking and picnic facilities available.  If anyone is interested, Dick Smith would be glad to arrange some kind of visit to one of these areas if you want to stay over on Saturday night.  You may want to consider a stay in Estes Park on Saturday night but it is recommended reservations be made now -  go to or any travel search site and search for hotels in Estes Park.  Elk Bugling - During the September-October mating season, bull elk stage their own passion play. The characteristic rutting call of bulls can be heard from just before dusk to dawn. Head into Rocky Mountain National Park and stop at Horseshoe Park.




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