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2018 Holiday Party and Election Meeting


Please join us for a relaxed afternoon of companionship at our annual holiday party.

Thomas Trimmer is again hosting usat The Club Room at Savoy Park.  It is conveniently located just a mile West of I-395 at 5567 Seminary Road, Falls Church, VA. 22041.

The party will be held midday on SUNDAY December 9, 2018 from 12:00pm -3:00pm, (freeing up your Saturday and Sundaynights for other seasonal events) so that you can drive during daylight hours. There is plenty of parking with lots of elbowroom, only a few steps away from the Club Room, should you want (weather permitting) to drive a special interest car.

NOTE: We are using a professional caterer this year who requires our minimum headcount 7 days in advance.


The Menu includes:

Garden Greens
Toasted Walnuts, Crumbled Goat Cheese and Dried Cranberries
Walnut Oil Vinaigrette

Herb Bread Stuffing

Cheddar Sage Mashed Potatoes

Roasted (Hot) Veggies
Marinated Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Vidalia Onions, Sweet Red Peppers and Portobello Mushrooms
Garnished with Parmesan Cheese

Maple Orange Glazed Ham
Apricot Mustard

Fresh Roasted Turkey Breast with Traditional Turkey Gravy
Sliced and Served Room Temperature

Cranberry Orange Relish

Yeast Rolls and Butter

Sliced Buttermilk Biscuits
Honey Butter

Assorted Finger Desserts
Almond Raspberry Linzer Torte
Peanut Butter Squares
Decadence Squares

There is no charge for current members; however there will be a $10.00 charge for non-members/guests.

The Straight Eights Board of Directors Election will take place at the holiday party this year. Attendees will be voting for a slate of candidates, but if not attending, you may email with your vote, yea or nay (yes or no) on the slate as a whole on or before 5:30PM on Saturday December 8.

Please allow us to present to you the Slate of Candidates for the 2019 Straight Eights Board of Directors:

For President: Lou Vecchioni

For Vice President: Bill Teaney

For Secretary: Ed Trenn

For Treasurer: Jim Erickson-Nepomuceno

For Director of Advertising and Outreach: Mike Cull

For Director of Membership: Mark Jordan

For Director-at-Large: Paul Massaro

For Director-at-Large: Joel Shotwell

Directions and Parking

First, there is ample free parking, as the Savoy Park condo association has an agreement allowing the use of the Skyline business park’s large parking lot on weekends, which is adjacent to the condo parking lot.  So, for those of you using GPS, the destination address will be 5203 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA. 22041.

For those coming from DC/MD via I-395 South:


For those coming from MD/VA/WV via I-95/I-495 to I-395 North:


If you need further directions, or get lost, call Thomas @ 703-674-7154 and he will be able to get you there.

Let the holidays begin!!