|WHAT?||USSVB Annual Picnic|
|WHERE?||Al & Mary Ann Ptasznik's Home|
|ADDRESS?||6721 Lake Pointe Ddrive|
Mineral, VA 23117-5007
|WHEN?||To Be Determined|
(but normally a Saturday in September or October)
|WHAT TIME?||Arrive between |
Noon to 1:30pm
|THEN WHAT?||Dive the boat at 1:30pm for the invocation and |
to begin eating
|MEETING?||YES - An abbreviated meeting will be held AFTER we eat to include our honor ceremonies, 50/50 raffle draw, announcements & benediction|
|THEN WHAT?||SURFACE THE BOAT!!|
(Kenn picked up the food from Mission BBQ and arrived at Al's house around 12:30pm).
Pulled Pork BarbecuePulled Chicken BarbecueFour Pounds of Texas-Style Brisket (purchased by the Base separately to augment what Mission BBQ donated)ColeslawBaked BeansMacaroni and CheeseSlider RollsBBQ SaucePlatesCutleryServing Spoons & Tongs
NOTE: The food from Mission BBQ was not in insulated containers. However, it was in oven safe pans and was kept warm by the way they wrapped the pans with tin foil and then placed the pans into cardboard boxes.
Large Paper Plates (Al has 80 left, plus Mission BBQ is supplying plates)Small Dessert Plates (Kenn & Della have an unopened pack of 200)Napkins (Al still has hundreds)Cold Cups (Al still has 80 left)Hot Cups (Al still has 40 left)Plastic Knives/Forks/Spoons (Al has 70 knives; 100 spoons & 150 forks left, plus Mission BBQ is supplying cutlery)Small Plastic Party Cups - for wine, etc. (Al has 75 left)Table Covers (Kenn & Della purchased a ten-pack)Small Carry Home Containers - for any food left over (Al has 50 left)Coke Zero and Sprite (for those who do not bring drinks of their own)Al had suggested picking up several boxes of wine, which Kenn & Della did.
Salads - if you have a specialty you would like to shareDesserts - if you have a favorite you would like to shareDrinks of your choice (please note that the drinks the Base will be providing are not intended to serve everyone because we assume many of you will bring something you prefer anyway)Extra Drinks for other guests if you feel so inspired.Ice - both to put in drinks and to put around beverages. (Kenn's son-in-law Glenn will be bringing a bunch of ice to put drinks in)Lawn Chairs if you have them. Al advises that they will have seating all around for about twenty with three tables plus three or four card tables - and there is also a picnic table down by the water. (Kenn & Della are bringing their lawn chairs, plus their son-in-law Glenn is bringing a 10' x 10' popup tent)
Lawn games such as Corn Hole, Frisbees, Jarts, Boccie Ball, etc - plus Bubbles. Feel free to bring any yard game you might have and enjoy. If anyone has a Badminton net and equipment that could also be set up in the yard.Fishing from the pier (IF you have a current VA Fishing License)Launching your own Canoe or Kayak right from the waterfrontUse of Al's Kayak as long as one of the two users is an adult