Minutes of the
President Tetrick called the meeting to order at . Jim Washburn offered the invocation. The secretary led the pledge to the flag and the President led the pledge to the SAR.
present: Jim Washburn, Dwight Tetrick, Fred Patton,
Welcome guests: Billie Washburn, Rod Stebbins, Richard Hardesty, Fimie Ritchie
The SAR membership approved the minutes of the September meeting as published in the newsletter.
secretary reported on the State BOM meeting being held this weekend in
The treasurer reported a balance of $2,180.92.
The secretary then presented President Tetrick with two Supplemental Ancestor Certificates for ancestors George Emery and George Clemens. This gives Dwight a total of 12 supplementals. Dwight took a few moments to explain supplementals and the membership application process to our prospective members.
Tetrick reported on the formation of the nominating
committee: Robert Yarnell, Dwight Tetrick, Jack
President- Dwight Tetrick
Vice President- Jack Bolen
Chaplain- James Washburn
Historian- Robert Yarnell
Sergeant-at-Arms- Fred Patton
Newsletter Editor- Daniel Stutzman
There being no other business the meeting recessed for lunch.
President Tetrick reconvened the meeting and introduced Compatriot Bob Yarnell who spoke on “The Benedict Arnold We Don’t Know”.
pointed out that the two reasons that the Revolutionary Army was a viable
entity in the middle of the war are George Washington and Benedict Arnold. This
last seems odd considering that
the commander at
debt, his ego, and the loyalist company he kept, all worked together for him to
consider switching sides. He turned down a battle command, an act not
characteristic of the early
Arnold’s story can teach many lessons. It is instructive to consider what might
have happened had he been killed at
A brief question and answer period followed.
President Tetrick announced the committee appointments for 2003 as follows:
Archives- Bob Yarnell
CAR Liaison- Bob Yarnell
DAR Liaison- Fred Patton
Law Enforcement, Fire Safety and Heroism- Jack Bolen
Medals & Awards- Dwight Tetrick
Senior ROTC- Dwight Tetrick
Rod Stebbins won the 50/50 earning $7.00 for himself and $8.00 for the chapter.
President Tetrick led the recessional and Jim Washburn gave the benediction. The meeting adjourned at .