The National Session of the Junior Order United American Mechanics was held in Berkeley Springs, WV, at the Cacapon State Park on June 18 - 21, 2017.
Several members from Tennessee were in attendance. Our State Secretary, who also serves as the National Secretary, Vickie Smith, was there. Also, Crystal Coatney, Past State Councilor of TN, attended with her family; along with Past National Councilor, William G. Potter, and his wife, Roberta, who is a Past Nat. Rep. Also, Frank Potter, who serves on the National Judiciary Committee; and Past National Councilor, James F. Workman, was also in attendance.
It was a good session, and the Tennessee delegation enjoyed our time with our Brothers and Sisters in West Virginia. Please see the story on the National Session, posted by Greg Frye, under National News.
Here are Crystal Coatney and her son, Kyle, dancing at the National Session Banquet. The D.J. was playing 50's and 60's music. (photo by John Mason, WV)
Crystal and Vickie were each gifted with a beautiful Jr. Order Quilt. Given to them by Brother Dennis Everett and made for them by his daughter, Lisa. Beautiful gifts, and truly appreciated ! (photo by John Mason, WV)
At this National Session, National Councilor Dennis Everett, presented to National Secretary Vickie Smith, a Past National Councilor Jewel for her 12 years of service as National Secretary. Vickie is the first female, Past National Councilor, in the Jr. Order. Vickie is grateful and humbled by this honor. (photo by John Mason, WV)
National Councilor, Dennis Everett, presented several "Distinguished Service Awards". Two were presented to Brothers in Tennessee. PNC Brother William G. "Bill" Potter received one of these awards, and show here Brother J. F. Workman, also received one of these awards. (photo by John Mason, WV)
Here is PSC, Crystal Coatney with husband Adam, who is also a Past State Councilor of Tennessee, at the National Session banquet, with their daughter Shae, who was the youngest one in attendance.
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