Sons of the American Revolution
Meeting Notice and News, September 2010
meeting of the 2010-2011 year will be held on September 18th in the
private meeting room of the Piccadilly
Cafeteria, located at
We regret that our speaker scheduled for this meeting has cancelled but our Vice President Robert Yarnell – a fine speaker himself – will seek to increase our knowledge and understanding of the Revolutionary War.
Below are a number of items that may be of interest to you. Thanks for taking the time to look them over.
You can always get the latest schedule of meetings from our website but here’s a quick rundown of the fall lineup.
October 16th – John Sessums will be our speaker
November 20th – Law Enforcement Award and program
December 18th - our annual joint
1st Annual Conference on the American Revolution
John Skillman had the opportunity to attend this event sponsored by the National Society in June. Here’s what he wrote us.
I cannot begin to say how much I enjoyed and learned from the terrific
the 1st Annual Conference on the American Revolution, held this past
weekend at the Hotel Thayer at
I regret that all of you were not there to gain from this experience.
The summation will be the publication of a book combining all the papers
presented after they are collected, organized, edited and reviewed by the peers
of the authors. It should be a great read for all of us. Next year’s conference
will be in
Our Summer Joint
We had a great
group gather at
Update on the Center for Advancing
Minutes of the May 15, 2010 meeting of the Tampa Chapter SAR
In the absence of the President the Vice President Yarnell called the meeting to order at . Jack Bolen offered the invocation. The Vice President led the pledge to the flag and the pledge to the SAR.
Members present: Marty Miller, Terrell Sessums, Chuck Hawley, Robert Koehler, Ed Neugaard, Dick Young, and Kevin Yarnell.
Wives: June Bolen, Lissette Young, Emily
Other guests: Jack Spangler, and Leo Kelly, prospective members
The President and members introduced our guests.
The minutes of the April meeting were approved.
The secretary announced that the chapter had placed 3rd in the 2009 chapter challenge competition and will give the streamer to Alan Bell for the chapter flag.
Our Treasurer, Chuck Copeland, was unable to attend but send word that the treasury balance was with in $150 of that reported last month.
Jack reminded the color guard of Lutz 4th of July parade and invited other members to join.
The meeting recessed for lunch.
The Vice President reconvened the meeting and introduced Jim Schur who provided a very informative talk regarding the
Spanish presence in
Jeanne Bolen won the 50/50. She donated her half to the chapter and thus the treasury was enriched by $7.00.
The Vice President led the recessional, Jack Bolen gave the benediction, and the meeting adjourned at .