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45th Anniversary Celebration Washington, D.C. and Virginia Oct. 21-23, 2022

Friday, October 21
We hopped on board the Hop-on, Hop-off bus. On the route we could see the Jefferson Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, the Washington Monument, and so on. It was a beautiful day.  We got off for our tour of the Capitol.Our visit began with a short background film, and then a guided tour with our knowledgeable and exuberant guide, Chris. Afterward, Sandy took the initiative to inquire about seeing the Senate Chamber, which usually
requires extra arrangements, and we were able to go inside it, sit in the gallery at our leisure, and ask questions of the staff member on duty. In answer to a question, he told us what it was like during the January 6th insurrection, and it was interesting to hear his perspective.

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Meet-and-Greet Reception at the home of Cathy and Dick Roberts 
A nice buffet array.  We were appreciative that the Hawaii Chapter delegation, led by President Edwina Lee, had brought with them some Kalua pig to share. New Orleans Chapter President Pat Ellzey brought some wonderful Pralines to share, a special ‘taste of New Orleans’ at the reception. Silicon Valley Chapter Immediate Past President Anne Hu flew in numerous bottles of California wines for guests, and Maryland Chapter President Karina Hou also contributed wine, along with Francis Pan, Glen Schwartz, and Jean Lorentzen. Barbara York, Jane Pan, and Pu-Chin Waide brought delicious dishes to share, and Noreen Hom and Mimi Hom also contributed items. There was certainly no shortage of food or drink!  

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OCAW National Office

P O Box  3443
Oakton, VA 22124

Phone: (301) 907-3898
E-mail: info@ocawwomen.org

OCAW Local Chapters

Hawaii                   hawaii@ocawwomen.org 

Maryland              maryland@ocawwomen.org

New Orleans        neworleans@ocawwomen.org

Silicon                   siliconvalley@ocawwomen.org

Virginia                virginia@ocawwomen.org