November / December 2022 George Washington Chapter Newsletter

November 13, 2022

November / December 2022 Newsletter Highlights

  • The December chapter meeting and annual Christmas party will be held at Century Inn on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Noon. Cost is $27.00 per person.
  • Be advised to send your check for $27.00 each payable to George Washington Chapter – SAR along with your menu selection to Edward Schreiber, 113 Tory Road, Coraopolis, PA 15108 no later than November 25, 2022. 
  • The October meeting was held on Saturday, October 8, 2022.
  • Michael Merryman was presented with various awards (i.e., two Oak Leaf clusters and the Silver Liberty Award) for signing over 100 new members. Congrats to Michael!
  • Ron Miller received both the Minnisota Stephen Tyler Award and the DAR Historic Preservation Recognition Award for his work on the cemetery sign project. Congrats to Ron!
  • Our newest member was inducted into the chapter, Compatriot Benjamin Andrews Matheus, who is the son of Compatriot John Mathues.
  • The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies is returning to the one-day ceremony and wreath laying. Please join us on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Noon.
  • Color Guard report included from Guard Commander Chip Zelch.

September / October 2022 George Washington Chapter Newsletter

September 25, 2022

September / October 2022 Newsletter Highlights

  • October chapter meeting to be held at Breezy Heights Tavern on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Noon. Reservation deadline is Friday, September 30, 2022. Cost is $22.00 per person. Program will consist of portrayal of French & Indian War Captain William Trent.
  • 2023 SAR dues notices have been sent to all compatriots.
  • Historic Purviance Cemetery memorial ceremony was held on August 20, 2022.
  • Joint CAR, DAR, and SAR picnic was held at the McGuffey Community Park on August 20, 2022. Over 50 Compatriots and guests were in attendance.
  • Wreaths Across America sponsored wreaths may be purchased. See the order form in the downloadable newsletter PDF below.

    History Hunt featured on WJPA Radio

    June 23, 2022

    Ron Miller from the George Washington Chapter appeared with Tracie Liberatore from the David Bradford House on “Live with Pete” on WJPA Radio to promote our co-sponsored History Hunt.

    Click on the player below to listen to the radio spot.

    If you haven’t joined in the fun of the History Hunt, a Washington County Scavenger Hunt, now is the time to get started. Just go to for all of the information. The weather is perfect for a day of exploring, having fun and learning about some of the great Washington County History and win a great prize!

    George Washington Chapter Leadership Discuss Memorial Sign Project on WJPA

    December 2, 2021

    George Washington Chapter President Kurt Winter and Ron Miller provided a radio interview on WJPA radio with Pete “I Got the Beat” Povich on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 to discuss the chapter’s Revolutionary War Soldier Memorial Sign Project.

    George Washington Chapter Participates in 2021 Whiskey Rebellion Festival

    July 19, 2021

    From L-R: Chip Zelch, A. J. Swerbensky, Gary Timmons, Kurt Winter, Ron Miller & Michael Merryman

    George Washington Chapter Participates in 2021 Claysville Memorial Day Parade

    June 14, 2021

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