Minutes of the March 20, 2021 Zoom Meeting
President: President Dave Gilliard called the meeting to order. The meeting began at 8:37 a.m.
Invocation: Compatriot Ron Barker led the invocation.
SAR Pledge: Compatriot Tony Chakurian led the SAR Pledge.
US Pledge: The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Compatriot Dick Fowler.
Introductions of Guests: The guests were Conni Barker and Coreena Ross.
Approval of Meeting Minutes
Compatriot Ron Barker made the motion for the February meeting minutes to be approved. Greg Hill seconded the motion. Motion carries for the approval of the February meeting minutes.
The program for this month was the poster judging contest. The topic of the poster judging contest was the Sons of Liberty.
1st. Place: Adam from Mrs. Kozak at Weimar School
2nd Place: Kayla from Mr. Begley at Excelsior School
3rd Place: Amelia from Mr. Baker at Diamond Creek School
4th Place: Jamielynn from Mrs. Dallosta at Loomis School
President’s Report: President Dave Gilliard spoke about The California Society Sons of the American Revolution will hold its state meeting on April 17th, 2021 and the meeting will be held virtually.
President Dave Gilliard spoke about Patriot’s Day being held in Auburn at the center square. The date of the presentation will be April 19th, 2021.
1st Vice-President’s Report: 1st Vice President Mike Holmes spoke about the Auburn SAR historical articles in the Auburn paper.
2nd Vice President’s Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Treasurer’s Report: President Dave Gilliard gave the treasurer’s report at this meeting.
Secretary’s Report: Corresponding Secretary Ron Barker said there were two new lifetime members in the Gold Country SAR Chapter.
Valley Forge Report: 1st Vice President Mike Holmes said he was going to talk to the Auburn Superintendent of Schools about the Valley Forge Project.
Eagle Scout Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Membership Report: Tony Chakurian said there were three new members. Their names are Tim Scarborough, Dave Hulbert, and Mark Moore. President Dave Gilliard swore them into the Gold Country Chapter Sons of the American Revolution.
J.R.O.T.C. Report: 1st Vice President Mike Holmes said there was going to be a J.R.O.T.C. awards ceremony to be held in May.
Colorguard Reports: There was no report given at the meeting.
Chaplain’s Report: There was no report was given at the meeting.
Newsletter Editor: There was no report given at this meeting.
Registrar’s Report: Tony Chakuirian said there were two new member applications that were being reviewed and another person is interested in joining the chapter.
Genealogist Report: Compatriot Tony Chakurian said the COVID 19 virus had slowed down the process of approving supplementals and there were two applications for new members that are in the process of being approved.
Wreaths Across America Program: Compatriot Mike Holmes spoke about the Wreaths Across America Program.
President Dave Gilliard spoke about the Patriot’s Day Celebration that will be held in Auburn on Monday, April 19th, 2021. The celebration will be held at the Central Square in Auburn, CA.
President Dave Gilliard said there might be a May Meeting at Mel’s Restaurant in Auburn.
President Dave Gilliard and Compatriot Ron Barker will be the delegates at the C.A.S.S.A.R. State meeting that will be held on April 17th, 2021.
President Dave Gilliard called for the meeting to be adjourned. Ron Barker made the motion for the meeting to be adjourned. Don Littlefield seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Benediction: Compatriot Dave Gilliard gave the benediction at the meeting.
SAR Recessional: The SAR Recessional was led by Compatriot Greg Hill.
The meeting adjourned at 9:22 a.m.
Dale T. Ross