Here you will find the November / December 2013 Newsletter for the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. The annual Christmas luncheon will be held on Saturday, December 7th at Noon at the Union Grill on Wheeling Street in Washington, PA. The cost is $18.00 per person and reservations and payment need to be received by Friday, November 30th. To find out more information about the meeting and how to attend, please click on the newsletter link above. We encourage everyone to attend, including community members who may not be SAR members.
On Saturday, August 24, 2013, the George Washington Chapter held its annual picnic at Cross Creek Park in Washington County. Eleven SAR members and their guests attended the event; 19 attendees in total. A special thanks goes out to The Schreibers for their hospitality and for providing the delicious food.
The Flag Award was presented on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 to Vulcan Village in California, PA. Vulcan Village is California University of Pennsylvania’s upper campus apartment community, which houses up to 768 students. The Flag Certificate authorized in 1987 by the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution is presented to individuals, companies, and government agencies that fly the United States flag for patriotic purposes only.
Presenting the award on behalf of the George Washington Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is Larry Ridgway (left). Attending the ceremony from the Vulcan Village staff are Dr. Scott M. Helfrich, Jeremy Hodge, Spandy Zemany, and Richard Morris.
Both of these pictures were taken of George Livingston and Gary Timmons with Independence Hall (old Pennsylvania State House) in the background during PSSAR’s 225th Anniversary Celebration of the U.S. Constitution. Over 100 SAR Color Guardsmen took part in a parade across the mall from Independence Hall to the welcome center about three blocks away. The men were led by fife & drum and bag pipers. Twelve of the 13 original colonies were represented as well as 21 states from as far away as California, Texas, and Florida.