Minutes of the November 17, 2018 Meeting at Mel’s Diner in Auburn, CA
President: President Tony Chakurian called the meeting to order. The meeting began at 8:34 a.m.
Invocation: Compatriot Ron Barker led the invocation.
SAR Pledge: The SAR Pledge was led by Compatriot Dale Ross.
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Compatriot Steve Hoss.
Introductions of Guests: The guests for the October meeting were Patrick O’Connor-Marer, Coreena Ross, Conni Barker, Walt Wilson, Jeremy Frankel, Kathy Richardson, Victoria Frisch, Holly Johnson, Warren Johnson, Jenine Windeshouser, Eugene Robles.
The program for the October meeting was Victoria Frisch. The topic of the program were Secrets to searching on Ancestry. Victoria Frisch was presented with a certificate of appreciation from Gold Country Chapter President Tony Chakurian.
Approval of Meeting Minutes
The October and November meeting minutes will be approved at the December meeting.
President’s Report: President Tony Chakurian spoke about the Board of Manager’s Meeting that was held in Folsom, CA. This was the California Society Sons of the American Revolution state meeting. The state meeting was held on November 8th through November 11th, 2018 at the Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom, CA.
President Tony Chhakurian also spoke about the Wreaths Across America Ceremony. The date of the ceremony will be December 15th, 2018. The ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m. at the New Auburn Ceremony. After the New Auburn Ceremony there will be a wreath laying at the Old Auburn Cemetery.
1st Vice-President’s Report: 1st Vice-President Mike Holmes spoke about receiving his quilt for his service in the U.S, Navy. He felt overwhelmed by the gesture.
2nd Vice President’s Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Treasurer’s Report: There wasn’t a report given at the meeting.
Secretary’s Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Eagle Scout Report: There was no report given at the meeting.
Valley Forge Teacher Program: Mike Holmes said he would like to hear from the teachers who had participated in the Valley Forge Teacher Project. Discussion followed on the subject.
Membership Report: There was no report given.
J.R.O.T.C. Report: Mike Holmes said he was going to talk them about the placement of their medals on their uniforms.
Colorguard Reports: Dale Ross spoke about the colorguard ceremony that will take place at the Old Auburn Cemetery.
Chaplain’s Report: No report was given at the meeting.
Newsletter Editor: No report was given at the meeting.
Registrar’s Report: Ron Barker said they were working on applications. Ron Barker also spoke about the California State Society meeting that was held in Folsom, CA.
Genealogist Report: Mike Huurst said the application for Ray Shine had been approved National and the family will be presented with his membership papers at a later time.
Eric Johnson was inducted into the Gold Country Chapter SAR and the N.S.S.A.R.
The Gold Country Chapter N.S.S.A.R. hosted the Fall Board of Manager’s Meeting. The dates of the meeting were November 8th, through November 11th, 2018. The location is the Lake Natoma Inn in Folsom, California. Details of the state meeting will be forthcoming.
President Tony Chakurian spoke about the upcoming chapter nominations.
1st Vice-President-Mike Holmes
2nd Vice-President-Gordon Clark
Corresponding Secretary-Ron Barker
Recording Secretary-Dale Ross
Registrar and Genealogist-Mike Hurst
President Tony Chakurian called for the meeting to be adjourned. Mike Holmes made the motion for the meeting to be adjourned. Ron Barker seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Benediction: Compatriot Ron Barker gave the benediction at the meeting.
SAR Recessional: The SAR Recessional was led by Compatriot Steve Hoss.
The meeting adjourned at 9:42 a.m.
Dale T. Ross