District 22 – America's Boating Club

District 22 Squadrons of Southwest Florida

Announcements

Announcements

Happy New Year 2023

Happy New Year 2023

District 22 wishes our members, friends and local communities a Happy New Year for 2023.

Happy Holidays

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District 22 wishes you a Happy Holiday season.

ABClub Lakeland - Orange Cup Regatta

LakeLand Regatta Races

The ABClub of Lakeland helped with the 2022 Orange Cup Regatta.  They created a short video of the event showing their activities.

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 Members and Friends at the ABClub National Governing Board Meeting

D22 National Conference Attendees

D22 members and close friends at the District 22 Meet and Greet during the ABClub National Governing Board Meeting, held at Raleigh, NC.

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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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 2022 Fall Conference

D22 Conference Postponed

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.

CANCELED - D22 2022 Cruise and Rendezvous

D22 C&R Cancelled for 2022

Due to Hurricane Ian, the District 22 Cruise & Rendezvous which was scheduled for Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2022, at Twin Dolphins Marina, Bradenton, FL can been CANCELED for 2022.

D22 Conference - Menu Selection Available

Conference Meal Selection Menu

The menu selection is available to view and order for the D22 Fall Conference.  Follow the instructions on the Conference Event Page

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 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

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

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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.

D22 2022 Fall Conference Hotel Reservations

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Two hotels will be setup with group rates for the D22 2022 Fall Conference, scheduled for October 7-8, 2022.  The Conference’s Event Page has reservations details.

2023 National Annual Meeting

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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.

America's Boating Club Group Cruise 2023

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Cruising is back.  Join us!  Seven Days: Feb 26 through March 5, 2023.  Itinerary:  Nassau, Costa Maya, Cozumel and Grand Cayman.  See the America’s Boating Club Group Cruise event page for more details.

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.

D22 Change of Watch Dates

Squadron Change of Watch Dates

District 22 Change of Watch dates are posted for 2023 thru 2024.  The squadron dates are listed in the “Change of Watch” menu tab under “About Us”.

New D22 Facebook Account

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

2023 National Fall Governing Board

The 2023 National Fall Governing Board is scheduled for Aug 27 – Sep 4, 2023, at Kansas City, Missouri.  See the USPS National Meetings and Events website for additional information.  The Event Page for District 22 information.

D22 2022 Spring Conference

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D22 2021 Fall Conference Picture Collage

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

Purchase D22 Conference Meals On-Line

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Purchase your D22 2022 Fall Conference meals on-line.  Its simple, fast and convenient!  The meal purchase deadline has been extended. No meal purchases or cancellations after XX XXXXX 2022.  Go to the Conference Event Page and follow the instructions.

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

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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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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.

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!

2021 Fall Conference Chief Commander's Message

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The 2021 Fall National Chief Commander’s Message for District Conferences has been posted in the “Member’s Only” section for viewing.

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