AFCEA International Chapter News
DAYTON-WRIGHT CHAPTER CHAPTER - Feb 01, 2012

Charity Ball Raises Scholarship Funds

The chapter continued its annual tradition by hosting the 15th Valentine's Charity Ball. Proceeds benefit the chapter's annual scholarship program for local college students--military and civilian. More than 240 people attended the event, including distinguished guests from industry and the Wright Patterson Air Force Base area. The chapter raised more than $48,000 in scholarship support. Maj. Gen. Edward Mechenbier, USAF, served as a featured guest. A missing in action/prisoner of war (MIA/POW) ceremony was help in recognition of his nearly six years spent as a POW during the Vietnam War. Event sponsors were The Greentree Group, SAIC, Segue Technologies, Illumination Works, Sansara, Logos @ work, Curtis Consulting, JJR Solutions, Peerless, CDO Technologies, CSC, Wright State Research Institute, CACI, Flairsoft, Sawdey Solutions, Coffing Corporation, Battelle and Battelle, Gartner, LDSS, Triune, Kratos and TAD.

Event Photographs:

In February, members from four different military services honor Maj. Gen. Edward Mechenbier, USAF (Ret.), who spent nearly six years spent as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War.
In February, members from four different military services honor Maj. Gen. Edward Mechenbier, USAF (Ret.), who spent nearly six years spent as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War.
Service members salute during the opening ceremony for the Valentine's Charity Ball in February.
Service members salute during the opening ceremony for the Valentine's Charity Ball in February.
Chapter members enjoy the Valentine's Charity Ball in February, which raised scholarship funds for local students.
Chapter members enjoy the Valentine's Charity Ball in February, which raised scholarship funds for local students.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Rachel Eisenhower
703-631-6193

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