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Plebe Welcome Aboard Picnic

Posted: 5/16/2018

Plebe Welcome Aboard Picnic

Thursday evening June 14th, 2018 at 6:00pm.

North Side Sportsmen’s Association.

325 Mt. Pleasant Road in Warrendale, PA 15086.


The Western Pennsylvania Naval Academy Parents’ Association will welcome 12 new Naval Academy appointees and 1 Foundation Program appointee, and their families, to our Parents’ Club.

With the help of NRA certified instructors, the event will give the new plebes, and any other family member who is interested, a chance to receive a safety and familiarization brief followed by an opportunity to shoot the same pistols Mids will shoot during Plebe Summer. Please do not bring any firearms to the event. The firearms will be provided.

We also will be providing you with information on what to expect during your upcoming Plebe Summer. Parents will receive a copy of Western Pennsylvania Naval Academy Parents’ Association’s 2022 Plebe Parent Survival Guide.

Please RSVP as soon as possible to Wespanapa or by text to Theresa Farnan (412) 592-7739, but no later than, Thursday June 7th so we can make sure we have enough instructors onsite.

Go Navy!


Mike and Theresa Farnan


Joe 2020, Liz 2021

(412) 592-7739







Spring Auction and First Class Flag Presentation

Posted: 3/20/2018
Congratulations to the Class of 2018 and their parents!
To show our appreciation for our graduating midshipmen, we will be hosting the annual Spring Auction/First Class Flag Presentation.  We look forward to presenting the club’s graduation gift of a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. It will be presented to our graduating First Class Midshipmen Parents in a beautiful custom cherrywood case handmade by Hank Brinzer whose son, Robert, graduated from the Naval Academy in 2001.  Each flag also comes with a special certificate commemorating the graduate’s accomplishments. 
Western Pennsylvania Naval Academy Parents’ Association
Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018
Time: 12:00noon – Lunch
1:00pm – Flag Presentation
Location: Seven Fields Community Center
380 Castle Creek Dr.
Seven Fields, PA 16046
We are in need of donations for the Auction.  Please contact Mike or Theresa Farnan if you are able to donate any items.  See your email for a copy of a letter to take to businesses in order to solicit donations.
Western Pennsylvania Naval Academy Parents’ Association asks that everyone bring items for the auction.  Here are some suggestions for auction items: Gift Certificates for everything and anything (Restaurants, Stores etc.), Gift Baskets of all kinds, Sport Tickets: Pirates, Steelers, Penguins, etc.  Patriotic, Picnic, Bath, Kitchen item.  Don’t forget your own talents for the auction as well!  In past years, we had a beautiful blanket and also a wall hanging made by our parents along with some other hand made items.  Maybe you are a computer buff, painter, seamstress, caterer, electrician, etc, etc, etc,  …any kind of services will work.  And of course ANY AND ALL TYPE OF NAVY & MARINE “Stuff”, … FACT IS :  ANYTHING GOES!
Please bring guests with you to this event.  Bring family, friends,neighbors, prospective MID parents.  EVERYONE is invited and encouraged to participate by Bidding High and Bidding Often!
Please solicit businesses in your area for items for the auction.  Please take the attached  Auction letter to your local business and ask for their support too.  Please consider businesses in and around the Annapolis area as well!

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