District 22 – America's Boating Club

District 22 Squadrons of Southwest Florida

Announcements

Announcements

Welcome to District 22 Booklet

Welcome to D22 Booklet Cover

The Welcome to District 22 Booklet showcases District 22 and it’s squadrons, and shows how the district is a part of The United States Power Squadrons / America’s Boating Club.

D22 Conference - Photo Gallery Pictures

D22 Conference Pictures

The D22 Spring Conference pictures have been posted to the Photo Gallery for review.

D22 2024-2025 Directory

D22 Directory for 2024-2025

The District 22 Directory for 2024-2025 is being updated and will be published soon.

2024 National Annual Meeting

2024 National Fall Governing Board Logo

The 2024 National Fall Governing Board Meeting is scheduled for 24-29 Sep, 2024, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  See the USPS National Meetings and Events website for additional information.

2024 National Annual Meeting

2024 National Annual Meeting

The 2024 National Fall Governing Board Meeting is scheduled for 24-29 Sep, 2024, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Make your hotel reservations and start planning your trip.  See the USPS National Meetings and Events website for additional information.

D22 2024 Spring Conference QR Code

For our D22 Members Only.  Get the “Call to District Conference” document on your smartphone or mobile device by capturing a picture of the QR Code displayed at the conference.  Note: The QR Code in the above picture is only an example.

D22 2024 Fall Conference Hotel Reservations

D22 Fall Conference

District 22 Fall Conference is Oct 4-5, 2024.  Keep checking back as more information is posted.  See the Conference’s Event Page for more details.

D22 2024 Spring Conference Hotel Reservations

Two Hotel Images

Two hotels are setup with group rates for the D22 2024 Fall Conference, scheduled for Oct 4-5, 2024.  The Conference’s Event Page has reservations details.

D22 Change of Watch Dates

Squadron Change of Watch Dates

District 22 Change of Watch dates are posted for 2024 thru 2025.  Updates are made all the time.  The squadron dates are listed in the “Change of Watch” menu tab under “About Us”. 

Happy New Year 2024

Happy New Year 2024

District 22 wishes our members, friends and local communities a Happy New Year for 2024.

Happy Holidays

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District 22 wishes you a Happy Holiday season.

D22 Conference - Photo Gallery Pictures

D22 Conference Pictures

The D22 Spring Conference pictures will be posted in the Photo Gallery once they are available.

D22 Conference - NOAA Presentation

2023 D22 Fall Conf NOAA Presentation

NOAA gave a very informative presentation during the D22 Fall Conference.  The NOS Office of Coast Survey and NOAA Regional Navigation Manager PowerPoint presentation is available for public viewing until 15 Nov 2023.

D22 2024 Fall Conference

D22 Conference Convention Center

The 2024 D22 Fall Conference for Oct 4-5, 2024 planning has started.  The projected schedule of events, meals, round-tables, hotels and more will be posted on the Events Page as soon as they are available.  See you there!

Purchase D22 Conference Meals On-Line

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Purchase your D22 2023 Fall Conference meals on-line.  Its simple, fast and convenient!  No meal purchases or cancellations after 3 Oct 2023.  (Note:  The purchase link was deactivated on 3 Oct 2023 at 9:30PM)

D22 2023 Fall Conference - Western Theme Dinner

D22 Western Theme Dinner

Join us at the Western Theme Dinner.  Wear your best Western Outfit, but no six shooters.  Door prizes for Best Outfit there.  See the 2023 D22 Fall Conference Event Page for conference information.

D22 2023 Fall Conference - Full Schedule of Events

D22 Conference Convention Center

The 2023 D22 Fall Conference Event Page has been fully updated.  Events, Roundtables, Meals, etc.  Please see the full schedule of events and enjoy the fun.  See you there!

D22 2023 Fall Conference - Enjoy the Fun

D22 Conference

There is always something fun to do at D22 Conferences.  Join Us.  See the Conference’s Event Page for details.

D22 Directory

D22 Directory

The D22 Directory for the 2023 – 2024 Watch Year was re-published on 17 July 2023.  New sections were added.  It is only published on-line in the “Members Only” menu of this website.  Revisions are published as updates occur.

CANCELED - D22 2023 Cruise and Rendezvous

D22 C & R Canceled

The D22 C&R for 2023 has been canceled.  We look forward to seeing everyone at the D22 C&R in 2024.

D22 Spring Conference - Change of Watch

Current and Past D22 Cdrs

The current and past D22 Commander at the D22 Spring Conference.

2023 Spring Conference Chief Commander's Message

The 2023 Spring National Chief Commander’s Message below for District Conferences.

National ABClub - Flag Ceremony

ABClub - Color Guard

National ABClub 2023 Annual Meeting.  Color bearers saluting the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance.

D22 Conference - Menu Selection Available

D22 Menu Selection Available

The menu selection is available to view and order for the 2023 D22 Spring Conference.  Follow the instructions on the Conference Event Page.  No meal purchases or cancellations after 13 April 2023.

D22 2023 Spring Conference

D22 Conference

Enjoy the D22 Conference and take advantage of the photo opportunities.  See the Conference’s Event Page for details.

D22 2023 Spring Conference - COW Social

D22 Change of Watch Social

Join us for the D22 Change of Watch Social.  The camaraderie is always fun.

2023 National Annual Meeting

2023 National Annual Meeting Logo

The 2023 National Annual Meeting is scheduled for Feb 19-26, 2023, at Orlando, Florida.  See the USPS National Meetings and Events website for additional information.  The Event Page for District 22 information.

Ad Hoc Committee on Reorganization - Status Report

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The ABClub National Ad Hoc Committee’s focus is on supporting clubs and squadrons. This Status Report section summarizes what the committee has accomplished along with actions and initiatives conducted by Departments and Committees that are consistent with the principles put forth for reorganization.  New supporting documents:  District Model Bylaws (Oct 2022) and Squadron Model Bylaws (Sep 2022)

D22 ABClub Members - Help is Available

Hurricane Ian Update

District 22 Members:  The D22 Bridge hopes that all of you are safe and recovering from Hurricane Ian.  The hurricane has affected everyone in Florida, especially in D22.  Although many members were hit harder than others, D22 is here to help all our members, if possible.  If you or members you know need help to get through these tough times, please contact a D22 Bridge member.

Post Hurricane Ian D22 Fall Conference Update

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Zoom Meeting v3

The District 22 in-person Fall Conference scheduled for 7-8 Oct 2022, at Punta Gorda, was postponed.  For those of you that made meal reservations, our District Treasurer will be providing information on refunds.  All room reservations made for the conference at both Spring Hills and Four Points were cancelled.  An electronic only Zoom meeting is projected to take place at a later date.

D22 Spring Conference

D22 Conference Selling Tickets

D22 2023 Spring Conference.  Behind the scenes, a member is busy selling tickets for the 50/50 drawing.

D22 2022 Fall Conference

The D22 2022 Fall Conference projected for October 7-8, 2022 has been postponed.  It is being replaced by an electronic only Zoom Meeting at a later date.  More information is coming soon.

D22 Spring Conference Pictures

D22 Conference Pictures

The D22 Spring Conference pictures are ready for viewing in the Picture Gallery.

D22 Conference - GPS Scavenger Hunt

D22 GPS Scavenger Hunt

The D22 Fall Conference will have a GPS Scavenger Hunt.  IPhone and Android instructions are available.  Attend the roundtable for more information.

D22 Spring Conference

D22 Conference Speaker

D22 2023 Spring Conference.  One of the guest speakers, P/C/C Mary Paige Abbott SN-IN.

D22 Conference - Get the Newest Information

D22 Commander

Attend the D22 Conference and get the newest information concerning the district.

D22 Conference - Meet a New Friend

You never know who you might meet at a D22 Conference.  Its a chance to make a new friend!

D22 Conference Registration and Meal Purchase Guide

Registration and Purchase Training Slides

To assist our District 22 members, a presentation guide was created as a pdf to help guide you through the D22 Conference Registration and Meal Purchase process.  You can also view it as a video presentation.

D22 2022 Fall Conference - Enjoy the Fun

D22 - Enjoy the Fun

There is always something fun to do at D22 Conferences.  Join Us.  See the Conference’s Event Page for details.

D22 "Zoom" 2022 Fall Conference

D22 Zoom Conference Meeting

The D22 2022 Fall Conference is now scheduled for 14 Nov 2022.  It will be electronic only using Zoom.  See the Event Page for more information.

D22 2022 Fall Conference - Live Band

Cahoots Band

Enjoy the live “Cahoots” band at the D22 Fall Conference.  See the Conference’s Event Page for details.

National Chaplain William Wood - Prayer

Hurriance Update v6

From National Chaplain William Wood.  Prayer after Hurricane Ian.  Please forward where this prayer may give comfort, engagement and connection.  All of you are in my prayers.

America's Boating Club Group Cruise 2024

Celebrity Ascent ABClub Cruise

Join us!  The ABClub  cruise is 2024 is on the Celebrity Ascent.  Seven Days: Feb 11-18, 2024.  Itinerary:  San Juan, Tortola, BVI; St Kitts and Nevis.  See the America’s Boating Club Group Cruise event page for more details.

New D22 Facebook Account

See the District 22 Facebook for the latest social media information.

National ABClub - Charles F. Chapman Award

Charles Chapman Award

Congratulations to Ted Reiss!  He was one of the winners of the Charles F. Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching.

D22 2022 Spring Conference

D22 2021 Fall Conference Picture Collage

The D22 2022 Spring Conference is April 1-2, 2022.  See the Conference’s Event Page for details.

D22 Squadron Officer Bridge Training

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District 22 is hosting 2022 officer training.  Important up-dates and information for all new or repeating D22 squadron Bridge officers, on Saturday, 12 March 2022, at the Fort Myers Power Squadron Building.  See the flyer for details.

D22 Fall Conference On-Line Registration

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Request individuals attending the D22 2021 Fall Conference register on-line in advance.  Go to the Conference Event Page and follow the instructions.  This is a new feature that was added to the website.

2022 National Governing Board

2022 Governing Board Logo

The 2022 National Fall Governing Board is scheduled for Sep 11-18, 2022, at Raleigh, North Carolina.  See the USPS National Meetings and Events website for additional information.  Proposed changes to the National, District and Squadron bylaws will be considered during the meeting.  See the “Notice of Governing Board Meeting Proposed Changes” for details.  See the Event Page for D22 related information.

D22 Standing Rules Updated

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The D22 Standing Rules were updated.  The newest version is dated October 2021 and can be viewed in the “Members Only” Documents section.

D22 2022 Eastern Caribbean Cruise

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Holland America Cruise Ship Rotterdam Picture

Book with the “Have It All Promotion!”

Roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale on the BRAND NEW ROTTERDAM®

7 days: 27 February – 6 March 2022.  Itinerary:  Grand Turk, San Juan, St Thomas, Half Moon Cay

See the D22 2022 Southern Caribbean Cruise event page for more details.

New ABClub 2023 National Bridge Members

2023 National ABClub Bridge Officers

Members of the new 2023 ABClub National Bridge being sworn in.

D22 2021 Fall Conference Pictures are Posted

D22 2021 Fall Conference pictures have been posted on this website’s Picture Gallery.  More pictures will be posted soon.  View all the pictures.  Your picture might even be there!

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