March 1, 2017 Board Meeting

The winner of the Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Award for the
Cincinnati Chapter was Cole McNamara.  He was presented a certificate and
check by Compatriot Scott Snow.

Tristan Stegman, placed 3rd in the state for the Arthur M. & Berdena King
Eagle Scout Award. Compatriot Lee Wilkerson and Compatriot Scott Snow presented him with a state award check and certificate on behalf of the Ohio Society.

A new compatriot was inducted by Past President Shaffer at the March 1st Board of Management meeting. Compatriot John Thomas Heckman for Patriot James Raines a Virginia Private. Compatriot Charles Rogers will serve as his mentor. Congratulations!


img_9103President Bredenfoerder presented Compatriot Lee Wilkerson with a Supplemental at the March 1st Board of Management Meeting. Compatriot Wilkerson’s supplemental was for Patriot Plunket Holt. Plunket provided sustenance for the Continental Army and Militia as Lord Cornwallis and his British Army marched past their homes in the summer of 1781 whilst on their way to Yorktowne. Congratulations Lee!

img_1438Compatriots Shaun Smith and George Stewart were presented with their rank of Sergeant in the OHSSAR Fort Laurens Regiment Program by President Bredenfoerder.

As you evaluate your charitable giving, please consider a tax-deductible donation to the OHSSAR Fort Laurens Regiment Program. You can contribute to any of the three Ohio Society endowment funds, and know that your contribution will be a source of long-term income for the Ohio Society.  Your contributions are cumulative – as you add additional contributions, you will advance in rank and receive a Fort Laurens Regiment officer pin and commission certificate designating your rank.

At the end of the meeting Compatriots Paul Wilke and Brad Jarard presented discussions on uniforms. Compatriot Wilke asked that all of the uniformed color guard members that were present to line up to show the different typed of uniforms. He also discussed the way that we may be asked to lineup at National events. Compatriot Jarard’s presentation discussed uniforms and hunting frocks. He gave several pointers to resources to assist in finding out what your ancestor may have worn. Both did a great job.

If anyone took a picture of the color guard while they were lined up, please send it to our webmaster.

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