Goffstown NH, October 16, 2010...Former NH
State Prosecutor and now US Senator Kelly
Ayotte in an attempt to demonstrate to key New
England Congressional officials that she has a lot
of Moxie, mistakingly schmoosed up to the
President (Grand Poobah) and Vice President of the
New England Moxie Congress, not knowing that they
had about as much political clout as Franklin
Pierce and Millard Fillimore. Congratulations,
Kelly...and may the Spirit (of Moxie, of
course) be with you as you help shape our
country's future in that "other"
Pepper now has
||This year, two famous soda brands
are celebrating their 125th anniversaries, and
your NEMC ambassador had the opportunity to visit
the magnificent Dr Pepper Museum in Waco TX on
April 30, 2010 to meet with some fine devotees of
this other historic beverage.
We presented to them the "Moxie
story" and were graciously treated with a
grand tour of their facilities and was shown the
"innards" of their extensive memorabilia
collection of most all soda brands, including
Moxie, so it turns out.
Dr Pepper has a "fan club" much like
ours called the 10-2-4 Club, and since we share
many common goals, we extended
"courtesy" NEMC memberships to them.
for more on the Dr Pepper Museum.
Phil Thomas, Joe Cline, and Paul Carr, representing NEMC, and Mary
Beth Tait, Diane Bernhardt, Jack McKinney, Wilton
Lanning, and Joy Summar-Smith, representing Dr Pepper/10-2-4...after the presentation.
||Newly transplanted Texan and Life
Member Deb Kure with whatsizname.
|With NEMC Life
Member Joe Cline, BUMS founder.
||Joe, Deb, and
Merrill quaffing Moxies at the Dr Pepper fountain.
members in the news:
Over the Hill!
NEMC Parade Chairman and
President of Vice Russ Bilodeau, surrounded by
friends (?) and family recently entered his 7th
decade of existence on this fair planet.
He is about to take his beloved
Moxie camp chair to the medical supply workshop of
SNHMC to have wheels put on it.
He is fond of saying,
"Well, I didn't always look like this!"
But now you do, Russ.
troops have Moxie!
We have always known that the brave troops
serving our country have had plenty of moxie (the
word), but now NEMC national secretary, Dan Hovey,
has made sure that they are rewarded with plenty
of MOXIE (the beverage of champions)!
Dan faithfully serves as a "Pease
Greeter" meeting troop planes returning to
the US from combat duty and makes sure that they
know that we care and appreciate their sacrifices
on our behalf...and what better way than to make
sure that they are greeted and treated with the Mahogany
for more information about the Pease Greeters and
the great work they do...
and stalwart NEMC member was theyuh
at the Moxie Museum dedication in Union, Maine on
August 26, 2009. Hope you were theyuh, also, or
you missed a good 'un!
Future NEMC president Matt Bilodeau has
completed the first phase of his training to
assume this coveted post. And, yes...the
graduation gown is actually Moxie orange!
supports Jimmy Fund...
On Saturday May 30th Our Jack Algeo lends his
support to the Red Sox's favorite charity by
giving a ride on his famous Moxie horsemobile to Wally
G. Monster. Shades of the '50's when the Splendid
Splinter, Ted Williams was Moxie's chief spokesman
and Jimmy Fund supporter...