Philadelphia Section Holds Annual Dinner-Dance
The annual dinner-dance of the Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held on June 3, at the Cherry Hill Inn, Cherry Hill, N.J.
The formal affair was attended by 460 members and guests representing approximately 30 various organizations associated with the marine industry. A cocktail hour in the Inn's Starlight Lounge preceded the dinner.
President and board chairman of the Shipbuilders Council of America, E.M. Hood, accompanied by Mrs. Hood, were guests of honor.
A1 Raymond's Orchestra provided the music throughout the evening. The ladies were presented with a gift of Lenox china. A.C. Brown presented a certificate of appreciation to the Section's immediate past chairman, F.W. Beltz Jr.
Elected officers for 1978-79 are: chairman, G.C. Swensson; vice chairman, K. Gyswyt, and secretary- treasurer, J.J. Hibbits.