Armed Services YMCA
Senator Daniel K. Inouye
Gen. Fred C. Weyand
Gen. David Bramlett The generosity of local businesses and
Adm. Ronald J. Hays philanthropists was celebrated October
Lt. Gen. H. C. Stackpole 14th at the Armed Services YMCA Mahalo
William W. Paty, Jr. Barbeque held at the Pearl Harbor Visitors
William B. Paul
These community leaders have helped
fund ASYMCA programs that support
BOARD OF MANAGEMENT Hawaii’s men and women in uniform, and
BOARD CHAIR their families. The Armed services YMCA
Stan Long offers more than thirty programs on, or
VICE CHAIR near, Oahu military installations.
Scott Fernandez receives award from
Rick Keller ASYMCA Board Chair Stan Long
David Waller 2006 Mahalo Award Recipients
- Pettus Foundation
- Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Foundation
Alice Tucker - Hawaiian Electric Industries Charitable Foundation
BOARD MEMBERS - Friends of Hawaii Charities
Don Anderson - Hawaii Dodge/Chrysler/Jeep Dealers Advertising Assoc
Stephanie Bates - Patrick Brent
Bill Bigelow - Samuel N. & Mary Castle Foundation
Elaine Brown - Gases and Welders Dealers Association
Mildred Courtney - Gannett Foundation
Vi Dolman - Island Society
Sarah Fargo - Plaza Club
Gayle Goodman - Hawaii Hotel & Lodging Association
Lynda Hester - Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
Ted Higashihara - EK Fernandez, LLC
- Watts Constructors, LLC
- Chuck McLemore
Gerald Morihara Above: David Waller (r) accepts the Mahalo
Robert O’Hara Award for the Hawaiian Electric Industries
Dave Patterson Charitable Foundation from Board Chair, Stan
Long. Below: ADM Tom Fargo, USN (Ret), Vi
Dolman, Sarah Fargo and ASYMCA Executive
Buck Rogers Director, Dave Gomez, greet guests. Ms.
Ellen Roughead Dolman and Mrs. Fargo are ASYMCA Board
Marjorie Russell Members.
Guests enjoyed a thrilling performance by
the Marine Force Pacific Band.
Ghosts & Goblins Appear at
ASYMCA Family Centers’ Fall Fun Fests!
Witches, ladybugs, monsters,
princesses, and pirates, were among the guests as three
ASYMCA Family Outreach Centers held Fall Fun Fests in
October. Families had a howling good time at the Aliamanu,
Kaneohe, and Wheeler locations. Activities included costume
contests, games, face painting, and cake walks. The small
admission fee included a hotdog, drink and chips. Staff and
volunteers joined in the fun, wearing costumes, masks and
Mahalo Nui Loa
Your support brought programs and services to nearly 25,000 active
duty and military family members in 2005!
All Enlisted Spouses Club Boutiki Hui O Na Wahine Pearl Harbor Performing Arts Omega O
Submarine Officers’ Wives Club Nat’l Housing Corps MCAS Chapel NAVSTA Religious Offering
Patty Sherman Bank of Hawaii NFL Charities
Sandra Chun Hickam Officers’ Spouses Club Kaneohe Officers’ Spouses Club
Young Presidents Organization Honolulu Federal Credit Union Hickam Federal Credit Union
Jamba Juice HECO Hui O Wahine J. E. Rolles First Hawaiian Bank
Hui O Wahine Stanley Long J. Wiley L. Johnson A. Kuioka Air Force Sergeants Association
D. A. Jones Buck Rogers Gary & Ellen Roughead Ted Wong J. Strasser Maui Divers
R. S. Robertson Georgeann & Charles Wurster Thomas Burns Sheri Hummer Rick Keller
USCG Spouses Association D. Lefebvre Alan Lerchbacker Tai Vee Remmers COMPACFLT OSC
CAPT D. Venlet AIG Hawaii Plaza Hotel Luana Waikiki
Pearl Harbor Visitors Center Recycling Dave Gomez Alice Tucker
Armed Services YMCA
Welcomes Debbie Campa
L-R: Dave Gomez, Diana Campa, Staff at the Pearl Harbor Armed Services YMCA recently had the
Christina Gonzalez, Carol Laughlin, distinct pleasure of meeting Mrs. Diana Campa. As wife of the newly-
and Dianne Thompson minted Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Diana’s job description
has expanded! Already a career Navy wife and mom, she has become
the Navy’s Ombudsman at Large, and is authorized to travel around
the fleet with her husband to represent the interests of enlisted
Christina Gonzalez, COMNAVREG Ombudsman, Dianne
Thompson, SUBPAC Ombudsman, and Carol Laughlin, USS Russell
Ombudsman, accompanied Diana to the Pearl Harbor Single Enlisted
Center for a tour and briefing from Executive Director Dave Gomez.
The ladies agreed that the scope of our programs was impressive and
expressed their appreciation of our efforts to support junior enlisted singles and families. After meeting with
the Navy’s new Ombudsman at Large, our staff agreed that Diana Campa will excel in her new role. She is
truly committed to her constituency and supportive of the organizations that have pledged to serve them!
Holiday Food Baskets
FOOD BASKET BASICS With the holiday season rapidly approaching, Armed Services
Instant mashed potatoes YMCA staff and volunteers are busy gearing up to distribute Holiday
Gravy (canned or dry mix) Food Baskets to young military families in need of assistance. The
Stuffing Armed Services YMCA has supplied Thanksgiving and Christmas
Cranberry sauce baskets to junior enlisted families in Hawaii since 1983.
Soup Referrals are forwarded to us from commands and chaplains. In
Yams/sweet potatoes 2005, 422 baskets were distributed at Thanksgiving. Another 363
Piecrust mix baskets found their way to Navy, Marine, Army, and Air Force
Pumpkin pie filling families at Christmas.
Boxed dessert mixes
You can help!! Plan a food drive at your command, in your
neighborhood, or your workplace. Food Basket Basics are listed
on the left side of this page. Other non-perishable items are
welcome. Monetary donations will be used to purchase grocery
gift certificates. For more information, call Auntie Ernie at the
Pearl Harbor ASYMCA- 473-3398 or Terri Nelson at the
Kaneohe ASYMCA, 254-4719. Thanks for your support!
Sweet Treats for
Thanks to the many families and
individuals who donated leftover Halloween
candy to the Armed Services YMCA. More
than 25 pounds of jelly beans, skittles,
lollipops, gum, licorice, taffy, lifesavers,
candy corn, and other goodies have been
send to Hawaii-based soldiers serving in
A group of ASYMCA staff and volunteers
celebrate after completing the 2006 Visitor Industry Iraq.
Charity Walk in Waikiki. The annual event raises Mahalo to Gemini-Tech for helping
money for charities on Oahu and the outer islands. streamline the shipping process.
Funding from the Charity Walk has helped support
the ASYMCA Playmorning program.