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  • 250TH PATRIOT’S DAY: ALAMANCE BATTLEGROUND (CG)
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    May 16, 2021

    5803 NC 62 South, Burlington, NC

    5803 NC 62 South, Burlington, NC

    25th  Annual Patriots’ Day
    in Alamance County
    hosted by: Alamance Battleground Chapter
    Sons of the American Revolution
    2:00 PM – Formal Wreath Laying Ceremony 

    Sunday, May 16, 2021

          Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

        5803 NC 62 South, Burlington, NC

    Members of SAR, DAR, C.A.R., SR and other Patriotic/Historical Societies will participate in a formal wreath laying ceremony at Alamance Battleground at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, May 16, 2021 to commemorate Alamance County’s three 1781 Revolutionary Battles: Pyle’s Defeat, Clapp’s Mill and Lindley’s Mill, and the Pre-Revolutionary May 16, 1771 Battle of Alamance (250th Anniversary).  This year’s event will be held as in the past at the Patriot’s Monument, in the field across the road from the Visitor’s CenterColor Guard units are encouraged to bring chapter and ceremonial flags and wear period uniforms or militia dress. Dignitaries and representatives of patriotic societies are invited to present wreaths. Social Distancing will be in effect with participants and guest asked to stay 6 feet apart for a maximum of 100 participants.  Masks are not required by the Alamance Battleground staff if social distancing is practiced. For inclement weather, the event will be held under the awning in front of the Visitor’s Center. There is no charge for parking.

    The NC SAR poster and brochure contest will be judged at the Alamance Battleground visitor’s center at 1:00 PM. Please bring posters and brochures for judging at that time or contact Sam Powell for electronic submissions.

    Participants in the 2:00 PM wreath laying ceremony are requested to arrive at the Park Patriots’ Monument by 1:30 PM. The NCSSAR combined Color Guard will lead the processional.

    Directions to Alamance Battleground State Park are: From Interstate-40 take Exit 143, then south on Highway 62 for approximately six miles, Alamance Battleground State Military Park entrance straddles Hwy 62.

    To include your unit’s recognition in the program, please furnish the following information by May 8, 2021 to:

    Samuel C. Powell

    PO Box 2104
    Burlington, NC 27216-2104
    Telephone:  (336) 227-3557
    E-mail:  sam@PowellEnt.com

    For wreath presenters, Presenter’s Name: ___________________________________________

    Office/Title of presenter: ___________________________________________

    Organization/State/Chapter: ___________________________________________

    ________________________________________________________

     

    For Virtual Attendees

    The Alamance Battleground Chapter desires to make Patriots’ Day a hybrid North Carolina State color guard event by allowing participation by Zoom link as well as for in- person participation.  For those who would prefer to have a virtual presence, an invitation link for Zoom attendance will be sent to your email a few days before the event.

    All virtual attendees must mute themselves when not speaking so background noises do not become a problem.  Please also do not share the virtual link as we do not want the event to be hijacked by unscrupulous individuals bent on causing mischief.  Virtual attendees will be able to see and hear the proceedings as they occur, and in-person attendees will be able to see and hear the virtual presenters on a screen display.  Please dress and conduct yourself accordingly.

     To register for participation by Zoom, please send the following information to Sam Powell by May 8, 2021 at sam@PowellEnt.com

     

    Registration for Virtual Participation by Zoom:

    – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –   

     

    Name: ________________________________Telephone #_____________

     

    E-mail Address: _______________________________________________

     

    Office/Title of presenter _________________________________________

     

    Chapter/State Society ___________________________________________

     

    I would like to participate:    ______  Color Guard _____   Present a Wreath

     

    I plant to wear:  _____  Uniform  ______  Militia Outfit ______ Suit and Tie

     

    Please register by sending the above information to Sam Powell at Sam@PowellEnt.com.  Thank you for your interest and participation.

    Your Zoom invitation will be sent back to your email address prior to the event.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Sam Powell at 336 227-3557.

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  • 246TH MECKLENBERG DECLARATION (CG)
    All day
    May 20, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

  • May 2021 Raleigh Chapter Zoom Meeting
    7:00 PM-8:00 PM
    May 20, 2021

    Richard A. Peña
    President of Raleigh Chapter
    North Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution
    Ph. (919) 757-1063

     

    Compatriots please join us for the Raleigh Chapter ZOOM Meeting!
    (Please onboard 15 minutes prior to start time)
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    NCSSAR Raleigh Chapter Agenda:

    Call to Order – Richard A. Peña, President
    Invocation – Van Jones, Chaplain
    Pledge of Allegiance – Van Jones, Chaplain
    National Anthem – Van Jones, Chaplain
    Pledge of the SAR
    Welcome Compatriots – Richard A. Peña, President
    Reports
    Unfinished Business
    New Business
    Announcements
    Guest Speaker – TBD
    SAR Recessional
    Adjourn
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  • Mecklenburg Chapter Lunch
    11:15 AM-1:00 PM
    May 27, 2021

    911 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA

    911 E Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA

    CHAPTER SOCIAL LUNCHES ARE BACK!

    All vaccinated chapter members and spouses are invited to our first in-person Chapter Social Lunch. Order from the lunch menu and pay your own tab.

    Break out of your home and come be social…laugh, share stories about your ancestor, meet new friends and enjoy face-to-face again!

    Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021

    Time: 11:15am to gather and 11:30am to place order

    Location: Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 E Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC 28204
    (click for directions)

    RSVP: Jay Joyce, jay@theideapeople.com 704-526-9548

    Please RSVP and please be vaccinated for your health as well as all guests.

    We look forward to seeing familiar and new faces. All are welcome.

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  • MEMORIAL DAY
    All day
    May 31, 2021

    No additional detail for this event.

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