• President’s Piece November 2016

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    It is evident that November is a month for giving thanks for all that our society does.  I spent the month travelling to participate in chapter meetings with the Halifax Resolves, The General George Washington and Lower Cape Fear chapters.  I presented awards to members of the Halifax Resolves including four Military Service Medals to […]

  • President’s Piece October 2016

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    Our activities in October were numerous. The first was a meeting of the South Atlantic District in Spartanburg, SC on 6 Oct. There was a candidates’ forum and the District supported all unopposed candidates for national office, Bruce Pickett for Registrar General and Mark Anthony for Historian General. The following day was spent at King’s […]

  • President’s Piece September 2016

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    Our month started out with a rousing success as we chartered our 27th chapter, the Patriot Isaac Carter Chapter in the North Harlowe are near Havelock, NC on 3 Sep 16.  The current President General, J. Michael Tomme, three former PGs, David Sympson, Joe Dooley and Lindsey Brock as well as South Atlantic VPG Larry […]

  • President’s Piece August 2016

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    I have had a lot of travel this month for both personal as well as North Carolina SAR activities.  The month started with a bang when the le Marquis de Lafayette chapter hosted a remembrance of the Battle of the House in the Horseshoe followed by a grave marking for Benjamin Williams.  SE District VP […]

  • President’s Piece July 2016

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    Our Independence Day weekend started with a jolt when the Lower Cape Fear Chapter held its annual 4th of July picnic in Hugh McRae Park in Wilmington.  Certificates of Appreciation were dispersed to community members including YouTube sensation Raymond Greene who regaled us with his rendition of multiple patriotic songs.  UNCW professor and compatriot Chris […]

  • President’s Piece – June 2016

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    The North Carolina SAR has been effective in getting the word out to the public about the SAR during this last month.  Many thanks to the compatriots from multiple chapters for conducting outstanding programs this month. Compatriot Fred Learned, Bethabara Chapter, led a well-attended (over 120) grave marking in Bethania on 4 June 2016.  The […]

  • President’s Piece 31 May 2016

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    It has been a month of travel that has been very rewarding.  I spent the first week after assuming the Leadership of the North Carolina SAR cleaning up actions that had been determined by the membership at the Annual Convention.  I worked to ensure the bylaws were properly amended and initiated paperwork for securing national […]

  • NC SAR Annual Meeting Acceptance Speech

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    I accept your election as the 63rd President of the North Carolina SAR with humility and optimism.  I thank Ben Franklin for providing us with many platitudes that I am sure we can all use in our daily lives.  I thank our current state senior leadership who have indulged my questions about what, why and […]

  • Freedom HS Army JROTC receives Recognition

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    During a recent awards ceremony at Freedom High School in Morganton, NC, the Col Alexander Erwin Chapter awarded the SAR Bronze Medal to Cadet Ntujtsim Vue.  In the ceremony it was noted that the Freedom HS AJROTC had received national recognition following their Inspection from the Fourth Brigade Headquarters JROTC at Fort Bragg.  The AJROTC […]