Hellcat News, (Skokie, Ill.), Vol. 21, No. 11, Ed. 1, July 1967 Page: 1 of 6
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Grady Rowel I, President
5300 KELLY ROAD
CHARLOTTE, N. 0. 28205
Harold J. Hendricks, Exec. Secy.
SKOKIE, ILL. 60076
Expect Record Turnout In Detroit
Last Call For 3 Day Pass all we need is you
21st Helical Reunion
The Statler Hilton
1565 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, Mich. 48231
Just as 25 years ago, a 3
day pass means fun and ex-
citement. A respite from bore-
dom, routine and weekend
Just as 25 years ago, when
you went to Clarksville, Nash-
ville, Abilene or Port Worth
you will have that same feel-
ing of anticipation.
You will find you even feel
25 years younger. Your first
breakfast, you'll find yourself
ordering "Poops on the
Shingle". You'll be getting
your sleep during the 10
Important Due Notice
Our dues of $3.00 per year has
not been increased in over 12
years. The rising costs of printing
and mailing over these years has
been absorbed by a profit in our
reunions and increased member-
With the rising cost of reunions,
chiefly bus rentals for tours and
entertainment, the executive coun-
cil voted to leave the Reunion Re-
gistration Fee at $5.00 and in-
crease yearly dues to $4.00. This
would make each function self-
The increase in dues would also
give us an opportunity to give the
membership that little something
extra. This year the roster-direct-
ory and we hope next year, a
color picture of the Division and
Editor's Note: The $5.00 Re-
union Registration Fee is for the
member only. There is no charge
for his family.
minute breaks. Your Comm-
anding Officer will look at
you with a new respect when
stories are told of your bra-
very and heroism . . . and she
may even believe them.
Don't find yourself sitting
at home the weekend of Aug.
3, 4 & 5 thinking about the
Hellcat in Detroit . . . BE
We've increased our hotel
reservations to 400 rooms be-
cause we're expecting you.
A Growing Family
Remembering the wonderful
time we had at Louisville, Eileen
and 1 have been making plans all
year for Detroit. Our HELLCAT
FRATERNITY must be a warm
wonderful organization when the
wife is as enthused about going as
We're living and enjoying life,
here in New England. 1 work in
Boston, managing the Boston Off-
ice of Saphier, Lerner & Schindl-
er. I'm an industrial designer.
Worked on the Air Force Acad-
emy and remembering all the
trouble we had with air force per-
sonnel, I got even for the 12th. I
placed the mess hall at the farthest
end of the academy.
Our three boys, Peter, 16,
Christopher, 13, and Brian, II,
I believe are normal and if it
wasn't for the TV and refrigerator
they would be out swimming and
boating from morning to night
Brian the youngest wants to be
a veterinarian, and we have a
brown poodle and jet black kitten
as living proof of his talent.
Will see you in Detroit.
George F. Grimshaw
14 Temple Road
Lynnfield, Mass. 01942
(Children* photo on back page)
* Jl iW
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The Grand Ballroom of
you to complete this picture.
the Statler Hilton needs only
The new 1968 Roster-Directory
of the 12th Armored Division As-
sociation will be mailed to each
member as they mail in their
$4.00 dues for the new year
(Sept,. 1967 to August, 1968.)
The "Roster" lists 1800 HELL-
CATS by units, and their current
addresses and is printed in 6 x 9
booket form. It has the new 12th
Armored Div. Association In-
signia on the cover and each unit
listing will have it's battalion in-
signia. A combination of the div-
ision and unit insignias have been
worked into a full color plaque
and presented to the Patton
Museum at Fort Knox.
Upon receiving you "roster"
we ask you to check your mailing
list against the roster and mail
the Secretary a listing of the Hell-
cats not listed.
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Twelfth Armored Division Association (U.S.). Hellcat News, (Skokie, Ill.), Vol. 21, No. 11, Ed. 1, July 1967, newspaper, July 1967; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth410195/m1/1/: accessed June 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.