President's Corner

We are grateful that you visited our website. Along with all the officers and members of Chapter 16, I welcome you to Midway Chapter 16 TREA: The Enlisted Association web page.  2017 was a good year for our chapter. We encourage you to join us, as we move forward to accomplish our goals in 2018.  Currently, there are six of our members working diligently as committee members with fourteen other Veterans and Patriots on the new Sunset Park Memorial Brick Expansion Project. The result in 2019, provide the purchase of bricks for veterans to be placed at the Sunset Park War Memorial. 

Chapter accomplishments  2017: 

Donated gifts and one hundred dollars to the Saline County Senior Center.

Made monetary donations to the following businesses and organizations: Veterans Appreciation Day, Fort Riley Retiree Appreciation Day, Bill Fekas Christmas Diner,

Sunflower Adult Day Services and Salvation Army.

Bestow honorary chapter life membership upon civilian (non-military), Fredrick Ramirez.

Awarded a Salina Veteran  a free one-year membership.

Members participated in the Third Salina Annal Veterans Appreciations Day parade.

Secretary Bill Vinyard spoke at the Salina NAACP Unit 4041Membership Meeting about the history of TREA  and chapter 16.

Chapter members participated in the annual Fort Riley Retiree Appreciation Day Event.

Recruited five new chapter members.

A one-time J.Q. Rodriquez memorial donation to Salina Public School USD 305 to South and Central High Schools.

Guest Speakers at our monthly meetings were: Jason Tiller, Director Saline County Health Department; Jennifer Cantrell, Marketing Director Bethany Home and Andrea Johnson, Human Resources Director Bethany Home, Lindsborg; Jason Cage, City Manager for Salina, and Rachel Hinde, Community Engagement Coordinator for Salina; Martha Tasker, Director of Utilities for Salina; Lane Mangels, Detective Salina Police Department;  Tom Martin Executive Director Salina Reginal Health Foundation; Sylvia Rice Director of Visit Salina; and Russ Sharff, Veterans Employment Representative of Kansas.

Finally, should you have any questions about our chapter, please call me at 785- 577-3442 or leave a comment on our website.

Richard Trow
President Chapter-16

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Meeting Information

2nd Friday of the Month - (Lunch 12-1 $4.50) Meeting begins at 1:00 pm @ the Salina Senior Center, 245 9th St, (785) 827-9818

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