These pictures illustrate the SAR San Diego Chapter’s participation in activities at events that celebrate our Nation’s heritage. Most recent events are listed first.
May 2017 Monthly Chapter Meeting
Photo to the left is Vista Fire Department’s Jose Gutierrez, Vista Fire Chief Jeff Hahn and SAR San Diego President Fred Hall with Gutierrez receiving the Heroes Award. Photo to the right is Col. Richard Rothwell, USMC (Ret.) being thanked by Fred Hall for his presentation about the history and mission of Camp Pendleton in celebration of its 75th Anniversary.
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Battle of San Diego Bay – April 22, 2017
This reenactment of this battle was attended by over 400 hundred visitors, and the children’s activity center was a major attraction. The Navy provided children’s educational activities about Spanish culture in California. The keynote speech was done by Joseph Bray and presented a Spanish account of the Battle of San Diego that he recently discovered in the Spanish archives. Mr. Bray recently became a member of the San Diego Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
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March 2017 Monthly Chapter Meeting
Photo to the left shows new members Ronald and Steven Crow being sworn in as new members. The photo to the right shows both Robert Hayden and Raymond Raser receiving certificates for additional relatives that supported the American Revolution. These members have multiple patriot ancestors.
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February 2017 De Anza DAR Chapter Annual American History Essay Awards event was held at the Church of the Nativity in Fairbanks Ranch on Saturday, February 4, 2007. San Diego SAR Chapter Color Guard members presented the colors. Kathy Loftman, a member of the DAR De Anza Chapter, carried the DAR flag.
SAR Color Guard prepares to advance the National Colors. Participants are (left to right) Kathy Loftman, Philip Hinshaw, Skip Cox, James Mattern, Color Guard Commander Ernest McCullough (left), Color Guard presents the colors as De Anza Chapter member Joanne Dudek leads the Assembly in the Pledge of Allegiance (center), Color Guard members enjoy refreshments after the awards program (right).
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January 2017 Monthly Chapter Meeting
Outgoing President Dennis Cushman (left) and incoming President Fred Hall, 2017 Board Members (right).
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Click here for pictures from events that took place prior those listed above.