Welcome to the website of the Gold Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
The Gold Country SAR is meeting on Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 at 8:30 am via Zoom. (An email was sent out to Chapter Membership from President Barker with the login details)
Our speaker is Dr. Matthew Bowdish, California SAR State Surgeon, will talk about Genetic Genealogy. You will not want to miss it.
At the September chapter meeting, we were inside and not able to socially distance and several individuals commented to Chapter Leadership their concerns about Covid.
There is not space outside to socially distance.
We are going to have an IN-PERSON Gold Country Chapter Meeting on Saturday, Sept 19 8:30 AM at Mel’s Diner, 1730 Grass Valley Highway (HWY 49) in a TENT.
We will be outside in a tent for breakfast.
We hope you will be able to make it as we have news members and awards to present since we have not had a physical meeting since March.
We are still meeting, the meetings are just online for now. The August Meeting will be hosted as a Zoom Meeting just like the last several meetings. For security purposes, you will need to contact the Chapter President directly for login information.
President Barker’s message about the meeting that already went out:
Was Bacon’s Rebellion in 1676 the first rebellion in the Colonies? Cause and Results.
Join the Zoom Meeting on Saturday, August 15 and find out.
The invites have already gone out in advance, so if you did not receive one, please contact President Barker for the passcode to join the meeting.
Because we still cannot hold an in person meeting with more than 10 people, the July Meeting will be hosted as an online Zoom Meeting. For security purposes, you will need to contact the Chapter President directly for login information.
Registrar and Past President Tony Chakurian will be presenting the SAR Genealogical PRS system via Zoom. It should be very informative.
Please join us at 8:30AM on Saturday July 18th.
Due to the current coronavirus emergency our Gold Country SAR poster judging meeting scheduled for Saturday, March 21 is cancelled.
Don’t forget to also like and follow our Facebook page so you can always keep up with the chapter!
Stay safe, compatriots.
Our first meeting of the new year is Saturday, Jan 18th at Mel’s Diner, 1730 Grass Valley Highway (Highway 40) Auburn at 8:30 am.
Our speaker is our member, Al Cookman-Jones, an attorney will talk about “The Constitution”. You will not want to miss this meeting.
Dues notices have already gone out. Please return them as soon as possible to the Treasurer so that our Chapter can file and keep you on our member rolls! Every dues notice includes a postage paid envelope.
You can also pay your dues online
Wreaths Across America will be on December 14th this year at the New Auburn Cemetery.
The November 2019 Chapter Meeting will be at the Auburn Placer Library on November 16th at 9AM.
We will be electing Chapter Officers as well as honoring members of the Public Safety Community on that day.