Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 Military Order of the Purple Heart, P.O. Box 1345, Lecanto, FL 34460-1345

Tel:  352-637-3265 or 352-382-3847               Email:  info@citruspurpleheart.org

Aaron A. Weaver Chapter 776 MOPH


To preserve the proud legacy of the Purple Heart Medal.



President Vikki Pietras

Sr Vice President Shirley Platt

Jr Vice President Charlotte Mixon

Treasurer Mari-Elain Ebitz

Parliamentarian Pat Layman

Sgt at Arms Annie Fair

Trustee-1 year Linda Schlaudraff

Trustee 2 year Mickey Hunt

Trustee 3 year Heather Stants



Secretary Pat Michael

Chaplain Marie Williams

Americanism Sandy Cross

Historian Ann Fair

Publicity Mari-Elain Ebitz

Congratulations to Unit 776 founder Pat Michael on being named by Altrusa as one of Citrus County’s 10 Women of Impact for 2016 in recognition of her selfless contributions to making Citrus County a better place to live. The Altrusa service organization is dedicated to improving communities through personal service to others.

Gold Star Tea at the Tilted Tea Cup, Brooksville, FL on October 1.  Special guests were Gail Nemesh, Department of Florida President and Barabara Mills, founder of Operation Welcome Home, Citrus County.  Front row from left, Gold Star mothers, wives and daughter; Toni Gross, Pat Flanagan, Nancy Weaver, Savannah Weaver and Bonnie Lee.

All the Divas from Unit 776 of the Aaron A Weaver LAMOPH, who attended the Citrus County Chronicle's Diva Night on October 8.  Left to right; Nancy Laska, Mickey Hunt, Vikki Pietras, Sandy Cross, Pat Michael, Linda Schlaudraff and Barbara Bradshaw.  Not shown, Carol Allen.

The "Breastplate of Courage" (designed by Carol Allen) is Unit 776's entry in The Citrus County Chronicle's "Sassy Cups" competition to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness, Detection and Treatment.  

“Breastplate of Courage”

Dedicating this symbolic Breastplate to

 women in the Armed Forces.  

Be Resilient Lady Guardians of America!  

Thank you for your service.

It was a real card party!  Our Christmas Cards for VA hospitals project is chaired by Sandy Cross.  After our November meeting ten members placed postage stamps on and tied packs of three cards for 390 blank Christmas cards.  Our new member, Toni Gross, will distribute them to VA hospitals in Florida. We know it’s a very worthwhile project, as we have received many thank you letters from the hospitalized veterans.  

Unit 776 Ladies are all smiles at the conclusion of the very successful annual "Real" Military Card Party.  Left: Sandy Cross, Nancy Laska, Mari-Elain Ebitz, Mickey Hunt, Carol Hayes, Vikki Pietras (Unit President), Pat Michael, Shirley Platt, Annie Fair and Linda Schlaudraff.

Breakfast in Homosassa was enjoyed by the LAMOPH 776 family of volunteers after their presentation to management at the Homosassa #1029 Walmart.