Chartered in 1972. Celebrating 47 years of continuous service to our members and communities.


Events for 2019...

January 2019: No event scheduled.

February 2019: No event scheduled.

March 2019: No event scheduled.

April 3, 2019: 1700-2045 hrs Member / Guest dinner: Vescio’s Franklin Hotel.

May 1, 2019: 1700-2045 hrs Member / Guest dinner: Aqua Vino Restaurant.

May 15, 2019: 1600 hrs Notre Dame NJROTC Awards event.

May 16, 2019: 1600 hrs T. R. Proctor NJROTC Awards event.

May 23, 2019: 1800 hrs Rome Free Academy AFJROTC Awards event.

May 27, 2019: Memorial Day celebrations.

June 5, 2019: 1700-2045 hrs Member / Guest dinner: Ancora!.

June 14, 2019: 0900 hrs Flag Day ceremony: Peter Gansevoort Elementary School, Rome, NY.

June 17, 2019: 1900 hrs Central Valley Academy Senior Night (Navy NDCC Award event).

June 26, 2019 (note date change): 1730-2000 hrs Burger Burn: Hampton Inn - Floyd Ave, Rome, NY. Meet and Greet with the Advanced Course in Engineering (ACE) students.  Each year the Cadet Leaders from the JROTC and NDCC units are invited to attend.

July 4, 2019: We encourage all to support their local community celebration of our republic's independence.

July 18, 2019 (Thursday): 1700-2000 hrs Member / Guest dinner: Lake Delta Yacht Club.   GRUCMOAA will be hosting COL Terri Coles, USA (Ret), MOAA Senior Director, Council& Chapter Affairs.

August TBD, 2019: 1300 hrs Annual GRUC Picnic: Tille Estate, Old Forge, NY.

September 4, 2019: 1700-2045 hrs Member / Guest dinner: Aquino’s Restaurant.

October 2, 2019: 1700-2045 hrs Member / Guest dinner: Casa-Too-Mucha.

November 6, 2019: 1700-2045 hrs Member / Guest dinner: Ancora!.

November 11, 2019: Veteran's Day celebrations.

December 7, 2019: 1300-1700 hrs Annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance Dinner: DiCastros Too.

December 14, 2019: 1200 hrs Wreaths Across America. In 2018, events were held at  these six cemeteries: Rome Cemetery, St. Peter's Cemetery, St. Mary's Cemetery, St. John's Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, and Westernville Cemetery. Through the generous donations of local business and community members, our team of volunteers were able to place over 1200 memorial wreaths at veteran graves.

Member / Guest Dinner Details:
We follow this agenda for our monthly member / guest dinners:

  • 1700 - 1800 hrs: social hour, cash bar
  • 1800 - 1815 hrs: dinner seating
  • 1815 - 1830 hrs: Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, placing of dinner orders
  • 1830 - 1900 hrs: GRUC activities update, presentations etc
  • 1930 - 2030 hrs: dinner service
  • 2030 - 2045 hrs: adjournment

Burger Burn, Annual GRUC Picnic and Annual Dinner Information:
The details for these events is usually published in our semi annual newsletters. Once details are confirmed the newsletters are published to our members via email and to this website.  Note: GRUC publications are distributed in PDF format. Please visit the Publications page for the link to the Adobe site.

Board of Directors Meetings:
GRUC Officers and Directors are encouraged to attend the monthly planning meetings which are held at 0900 hrs the 2nd Friday of the month at the Spresso’s Cafe at the Oneida Financial Center on Griffiss Park. Meetings are confirmed in advance by the President. Members are invited to attend these meetings as well.

2019 Board Meeting proposed dates are:

  • March 22, April 26, May 17, June 21 (note date change), July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 8, and December 6 (final prep for Annual Meeting).

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GRUCMOAA is a 501(c) organization and is an affiliate of MOAA, an independent, nonprofit, politically nonpartisan organization.
P.O. Box 36, Rome, NY 13442-0036