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NARFE Chapter 717 has 10 regular meetings a year and a Picnic in Spring.

November 19th 2015 Program


Danny BilyeuDanny Bilyeu, Field Representative for Congressman Vern Buchanan of the 16’th District of Florida, will be the speaker for our November 19, 2015 Luncheon Meeting.

He will speak to us about the latest developments In Congress and issues important to retirees.

He will inform Congressman Buchanan of your questions and concerns regarding Social Security, Medicare and Federal retirement issues.

Plan to attend this informational, non-partisan meeting and to make your Congressman aware of your concerns.

Meeting Place: Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club
See Directions below! See Events Calendar!
Third Thursday of each month
September through June.
Meeting starts at 11:30 AM and costs $18 and bar is available.

NOTE: With our service at Pelican Pointe we need to make sure we call in accurate reservations each month. When you are called about making meal reservations, please make a reservation ONLY IF YOU ARE SURE you will be attending the meeting. If not on the caller list make a reservation or to make an emergency cancelation by please call our
Meal Coordinator, Pat Flanagan, 941-966-5564,  email:

When taking your meal reservation, the caller will also ask if you would like the chicken or fish entrée.   Thank You!


Pelican Pointe GCC - 499 Derbyshire Dr., Venice, FL

From I-75: Take exit 193.  At the traffic light off the exit, turn South onto Jacaranda Blvd.  Continue through roundabout at Venice Avenue, and continue to traffic light at Center Road.  Turn right onto Center Road.  Go approximately one and one-half miles and turn right into the entrance to Pelican Pointe (Horse and Chaise Blvd.)

Alt1:  From Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail), turn east on Center Road.  Proceed approximately one and one-half miles and turn left into the entrance to Pelican Pointe (Horse and Chaise Blvd)
If using GPS or a map service, use 625 Center Rd, Venice, Florida

Tell the guard at the gate that you are attending the NARFE luncheon.  Park in the lot to the right.

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