The Cincinnati Chapter SAR welcomed a new compatriot to our chapter at the 5th Annual Awards Dinner held at the Blue Ash Crowne Plaza on Saturday, December 9th. The new compatriot inducted by Ohio Society President Donald C. McGraw, Jr. was Steve Maynard. Congratulations and welcome Compatriot Maynard!
Cincinnati Chapter President John H. Bredenfoerder, Ohio Society President Donald C. McGraw, Jr., Steve Maynard, Turner Lee Wilkerson III
Receiving supplementals at the same celebration were Compatriots Shaun Smith and Connor Smith.
Ohio Society President Donald C. McGraw, Jr. performed a MIA POW Remembrance.
Below are photos of our award winners. Congratualtions to All!
Photos by Dr. Michael B. Gunn, Ph.D., CCSAR Past President
Perfect Attendance Certificates
John H. Bredenfoerder, Gary L. Duffield, Michael J. Blum, George H. Stewart
Certificates of Appreciation
Scott E. Snow, James H. Houston, Jr., J. Preston Smith, Jr., Mark E. Idle Jacob S. Hartman Not Pictured: Jason P. Bourgeois, Clayton L. Crandall, Kerry L. Langdon, Charles E. Rogers
Ladies Certificates of Appreciation
LeeAnn Blum, Shirley Bowers, Becky Hartman, Billie Bonniwell, Kathe Ballman, Mary Ann Duffield, Donna Idle Not Pictured: Elise Jarard, Wanda Langdon
Not Pictured: Valerie Wilke (Oak Leaf Cluster) and Anna Wilke (Oak Leaf Cluster)
Cincinnati Chapter Thomas Paine Award
Dr. Michael B. Gunn
Roger Sherman Medal (Bronze)
Gregory D. Ballman, Michael J. Blum, Ralph Edgar Bonniwell, Kenneth R. Burck, Joshua B. Hartman, Robert E. R. Bowers, Zachary T. Haines Not Pictured: Franz B. Ott II (Oak Leaf Cluster), Daniel S. Schmitz, Connor M. Smith, Gordon E. Stokely, Jr., George H. Vincent
Patriot Grave Marking Medal
Michael B. Gunn (1 Bronze, 1 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters), Turner Lee Wilkerson III (2 Bronze, 1 Silver Oak Leaf Clusters)
Turner Lee Wilkerson III Not Pictured: Franz B. Ott II (Oak Leaf Cluster)
Service to Veterans Medal and Lafayette Medal
Michael J. Blum (Oak Leaf Cluster)
Law Enforcement Commendation Medal
Scott E. Snow
Meritorious Service Medal
Michael J. Blum, Kenneth G. Carpenter, Gary L. Duffield, Jeffrey M. Hartman, John Bradley Jarard, Shaun P. Smith, George H. Stewart, Jr., Turner Lee Wilkerson III Not Pictured: Larry W. Collins, Gerald P. Knight
Chapter Medal for Distinguished Service and Crystal Decanter with Chapter Logo
Michael B. Gunn
Chapter Distinguished Service Certificates and Crystal Decanters with Chapter Logo
Not Picutred: Jesse W. Andrews, Donald C. McGraw, Jr., James D. Schaffer, Paul M. Wilke
Cincinnati SAR President Jack Bredenfoerder, Officers and Board installed
Jack Bredenfoerder, John Bradley Jarard, Turner Lee Wilkerson III, Gary L. Duffield, Michael J. Blum, George H. Stewart, Jr., James H. Houston, Jr., Gregory D. Ballman, Jeffrey M. Hartman, Robert E. R. Bowers, Shaun P. Smith, Kenneth G. Carpenter. Not Pictured, Clayton L. Crandall
Compatriot Turner Lee Wilkerson III being installed as the Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard Commander