• Mecklenburg Color Guard Welcomes New U.S. Citizens

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    Members of the Mecklenburg chapter Color Guard participated in the 2nd annual New U.S. Citizen Naturalization Ceremony held at the Charlotte Museum of History. 32 new U.S. citizens took their oath of citizenship during the ceremony. They were from 12 different countries, ranging from Colombia to the UK. Chapter members John Allen, Neil Hohmann, Ray […]

  • Catawba Valley & Mecklenburg Chapters Attend Vietnam Veterans Salute

    Jay Joyce
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    Jack Bowman, president, and Ted Kinker, member, Catawba Valley Chapter SAR, along with Jim Tatum of the Mecklenburg Chapter SAR, joined the women of the Jacob Forney Chapter DAR in Lincolnton for a Vietnam Veterans Salute on March 29. Tuesday was Vietnam Veterans Day, part of a multi-year, national campaign to commemorate the 50th anniversary […]

  • SAR & DAR Chapters Join Together for Genealogy Workshop

    Jay Joyce
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    The Catawba Valley Chapter, the Mecklenburg Chapter, SAR, the Battle of Kings Mountain Chapter, SAR, and the Jacob Forney Chapter, DAR, joined forces to present a genealogy workshop and symposium at the Lincoln County Historical Association in Lincolnton, NC today. In the photo below, Catawba Valley SAR chapter president Jack Bowman, at right, kicks off the genealogy […]

  • Benjamin Franklin Visits Charlotte for President’s Day Dinner

    Jay Joyce
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    Dr. Benjamin Franklin, one of our nation’s Founding Fathers, visited the Mecklenburg chapter’s annual President’s Day Community Dinner tonight to share his observations on the drafting of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. “This is the fourth year of our President’s Day program and it was extremely well received and popular,” said Mecklenburg […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter Presents SAR American History Teacher Award

    Jay Joyce
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    Providence Day School American History teacher Edward “Ted” Dickson has been selected to receive the 2015 American History Teacher Award by the Mecklenburg chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. “An integral part of our Society’s community work with youth is honoring American history teachers who teach the history of the founding of our country,” said […]

  • Mecklenburg Chapter Wreaths Across America

    Jay Joyce
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    The Mecklenburg chapter assisted in hosting the first Wreaths Across America event held in the Greater Charlotte area at Forest Lawn East Cemetery today. “This one event quickly became one of my top SAR events today as we helped place 77 wreaths in our assigned Garden of Peace,” said Mecklenburg chapter secretary Neil Hohmann. “This […]

  • Mecklenburg Attends Annual Freedom Breakfast

    Jay Joyce
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    Members of the Mecklenburg chapter attended the annual Carolinas Freedom Foundation Freedom Breakfast this morning, held at the Hilton Center City in Charlotte. “I look forward to this breakfast every year,” said past chapter president Ray Maxson. “As a Veteran myself, it makes me proud to attend and honor other Veterans with their service to this […]

  • Mecklenburg Social Lunch & Supplemental Presentations

    Jay Joyce
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    The Mecklenburg chapter held a purely social lunch today at Dilworth Neighborhood Grille with our largest attendance to date over the past four years! Everybody enjoyed the social conversation, mingling with both old and new members. Chapter president Jay Joyce presented members Mike Cathey and John Allen with their first supplemental membership. In the photo […]

  • Mecklenburg Color Guard Supports Colonial Dames Grave Marking

    Jay Joyce
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    The Mecklenburg chapter Color Guard participated in a mass grave marking sponsored by the Governor John Archdale Chapter, National Society, Colonial Dames XVII Century, at the historic Sardis Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC. “This incredible event was spearheaded by Katherine Hohmann, president of the Governor John Archdale Chapter of the Colonial Dames, the Sardis Presbyterian […]

  • Mecklenburg Participates in Regional Genealogy Seminar

    Jay Joyce
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    The Mecklenburg chapter participated in a regional genealogy seminar at the Gaston County Library today for an afternoon of presentations, discussions, meetings and personal discussions about people’s ancestors. “This was a really good opportunity for residents across the Greater Charlotte area to come together and learn about their ancestry,” said Dave Alls, Mecklenburg chapter genealogist […]