• Shallow Ford & von Steuben Award

    Ben Setser
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    Saturday, 9 October, the Commemoration of the 241 anniversary of the Battle of Shallow Ford in Huntsville NC took place. There were several good speakers, and our Chapter Chaplain, Ken Luckey, received his von Steuben award. It was a great morning!

  • Kings Mountain Commemoration

    Ben Setser
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    Yesterday, October 7, 2021 Catawba Valley Chapter had the honor to join in the Commemoration of the 241st Anniversary of the Battle of King’s Mountain. A great day was had by all. Thank you so very much to everyone who participated. Enjoy the photos

  • Sycamore Shoals Crossing

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter had the pleasure on September 25th to join other compatriots and historians in the 241st anniversary of the Overmountain Men crossing the Watauga River at Sycamore Shoals in Elizabethton TN in route to destiny at the Battle of kings Mountain. It was a wonderful day and the water was cold.

  • Constitution Day

    Ben Setser
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    Constitution Day, Friday, 17 September 2021, Catawba Valley Chapter had the privilege to join John Hoyle Chapter DAR along with marching and rolling stock from Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, Newton Police Department, American Legion Post 544 and contingents from several JROTC classes conducted a small Parade for the students of South Newton Elementary School. We […]

  • 9/11/2001 and Today

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter conducted their bimonthly meeting on 11 September 2021, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on America. Our speakers yesterday were Lynne Smith (William Gaston DAR) and Brent Wallace. Both Lynne and Brent are America Airlines Flight Attendants, who were employed with the Airlines at the time. Brent was in Manhattan at […]

  • September Newsletter

    Ben Setser

    17 chapter newsletter 10 September 2021 a Please enjoy our September newsletter.

  • Color Guard for DAR Proclamation

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter had the honor to stand as Color Guard as Lincolnton NC Mayor Ed Hatley presented Jacob Forney DAR Regent Barbara Stevens with a Proclamation in observance of Constitution Week at the City Council Meeting Thursday evening, September 2, 2021.

  • Jack Bowman portrays Lt. John Hoyle at John Hoyle Chapter DAR

    Ben Setser
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    John Hoyle Chapter DAR of Hickory NC enjoyed their first luncheon meeting of the year on September 1st. Commissioner Barbara Beatty presented Whitney Cline, Chapter Regent with a proclamation for Constitution week! NC Sr. Vice President and Past President of Catawba Valley Chapter Jack Bowman portrayed their, Chapter namesake John Hoyle in a historic talk.

  • Honoring those who support us

    Ben Setser
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     A special Thanks and a small Certificate of Appreciation went to Family Healthcare Practice Pllc, and Kim Cline FNP, in Conover NC, for graciously supporting Catawba Valley Chapter financially and morally for the past two years. Pictured above are Kim Cline, Ben Setser and John Cline. Thank you so very much.

  • 132nd Annual Old Soldiers Reunion Parade in Newton NC

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter had the honor of participating in the 132nd annual Old Soldiers Reunion parade on 19 August 2021. We participated all day long, beginning with a speech by the National Commander of American Legion Mr Bill Oxford of Lenoir NC and the laying of wreaths. Commander Oxford is only the 3rd National Commander […]

  • The 246th Anniversary of the Signing of the Tryon Resolves

    Ben Setser
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    On 14 August 2021 Catawba Valley Chapter had the honor to join with The Battle of King’s Mountain Chapter to celebrate the 246th anniversary of the Signing of the Tryon Resolves. There were 4 SAR and 4 DAR Chapters represented that day and The Battle of King’s Mountain Chapter inducted a new member. HAZZAH

  • B52s Appreciation Day

    Ben Setser
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    On 6 August 2021, Catawba Valley Chapter had the pleasure to present Mitch Ball, owner of B52s American Bar & Grill, Newton NC, a Certificate of Appreciation on the second anniversary of their opening. Mitch and B52s have supported Catawba Valley Chapter morally and financial for two years through COVID, fires and health problems. We […]

  • Sons of the American Revolution Donation

    Ben Setser
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    Sons of the American Revolution Donation On Monday, 2 August 2021, Albert Keiser, a 42-year member of the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and a Charter Member of the Catawba Valley Chapter, donated One Million Dollars to the Sons of The American Revolution National Library, which is located in Louisville KY. Albert […]

  • Color Guard for DAR District 2 Annual Meeting

    Ben Setser
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    Thursday, 29 July 2021, Catawba Valley Chapter had the honor of providing Color Guard for the DAR District 2 Annual Meeting at Lake Hickory Country Club. The event was hosted by the John Hoyle Chapter DAR of Hickory NC. We had 6 Color Guard members in attendance and after the meeting, their Secretary General said […]

  • Cadet Joshua Thao receives Bronze JROTC Medal and Certificate

    Ben Setser
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    Due to COVID restrictions, Lt Col Andrew Weatherstone USA (Ret), JROTC Instructor at Fred T Ford High School presented the SAR JROTC Bronze medal and certificate to Cadet Joshua Thao at their Awards Ceremony on 24 April 2021.

  • Catawba Valley Chapter Honors Cadet James Bevel

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter was able to honor from a distance Cadet James Bevel at Lincolnton High School on April 29th, 2021 at their Annual Awards Program. The Bronze JROTC Medal and Certificate were presented by Lt Col Robin Sites, USAF (Ret), as only staff and parents were allowed to attend.

  • Catawba Valley Continues Patriot’s Day

    Ben Setser
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    Catawba Valley Chapter continues their Patriots activities with members Chris Stone and Roy Lightfoot, joined by Fran Goins, past Regent of Jacob Forney DAR, Stephen McKee, past president of Meckleburg SAR and our current Regional VP along with his two children. A wonderful day was had even through the rain.