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10.31.22 | Al Shoemaker

Pennsylvania Division
Members of Post L held their annual picnic in North Catasauqua. The gathering included a recognition for Dale Stevens celebrating his 90th birthday and three members celebrating their 50th anniversary with TPA! Congratulations to Thomas Hendricks, Charles Schiffert, and Donald Breininger. Patricia Palencar, the 2021 TPA Merit Award winner, was able to spread awareness of the Association’s goals by stating, “Our organization has led the charge for societal change that protect the health, safety and well-being of children.” For more information about TPA, contact Post Secretary Patricia Palencar at [email protected] or visit the website at

About the TPA Hearing Trust
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About Travelers Protective Association of America
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Pictured left to right: Charles Schiffert, Donald Schwartz, and Thomas Hendricks.

Pictured is Dale Stephens.

Pictured is Patricia Palencar with her 2021 TPA Merit Award Medal.


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