Our October 2017 Meeting:
Meetings are held at the Erie Yacht Club in Erie PA and begin at 6:00 pm with a social hour and dinner, followed by our program/speaker. Enter from West 6th Street on Kahkwa Blvd, North to Virginia Ave, and turn right on Virginia Ave to the Yacht Club. Tell the attendant you are with the Torch Club.

Our Dinner Menu:
Dinner Menu: Grilled salmon with white sauce, Chicken Simon and Garfunkle, roasted red potatoes, peas and carrots, salad and rolls,and Boston cream pie.

Our Guest Speaker:
Captain David Yonkers USN (ret)

His topic will be "Highlights of His Naval Career"

For reservations; please E-Mail the Torch Club Secretary at secretary.erietorch@gmail.com.

"Highlights of His Naval Career"

Our presenter for this evening is David Yonkers, Captain USN (ret)

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis while aboard the USS Joseph Kennedy (DD 850)
  • Viet Nam
  • Intelligence Operations while commanding the USS Caron (DD970)
  • Grenada (Operation Urgent Fury)
  • Convoy Operations in the Persian Gulf during the "Tanker War" (Operation Earnest Will)
Please join us on October 4, 2017 at 6:00 pm, for our pre-dinner cocktail and chat time and remember to bring your friends and acquaintances. Reservations are required.

Please remember to make your reservation at secretary.erietorch@gmail.com.