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Blog posts

  • Members of Sevier Station Society attended the 64th annual TSCAR Conference in Hendersonville, TN. Sevier Station Society swept the state awards at the February 24th banquet bringing home over a dozen first place awards including the National President Award which supports the creation of Browsing History: James Monroe Online. This ongoing project will provide a free online database to access previously unpublished manuscripts of our 5th president and last Founding Father, James Monroe.

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  • We did it! At the 64th Tennessee State Conference our last push for the state project, Mary’s Magical Place, we were able to achieve the goal of $5,000.00. Mary’s Magical Place will be a handicap inclusive playground in Hendersonville TN. With over 16,000 sq ft. of challenging fun for ALL. This will be the largest  all inclusive playground in the United States. Located in Veterans Park in Hendersonville TN. The city will maintain the park after completion. Ground was broke Feb. 15th. 

  • At the Swamp Fox Society general membership meeting on February 18th, the program activity celebrated our Revolutionary War Patriot Ancestors.  Each member presented a profile of interesting facts about their Revolutionary War Patriot’s contributions to the American Revolution.  Mr. Joe Motes from the Fort Lauderdale S.A.R. chapter joined Swamp Fox at our meeting and presented a check at the end of the program in support of our society.  Thank you Mr. Motes and the Fort Lauderdale S.A.R.!
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  • K.S.C.A.R. is helping to feed hungry Kentuckians. Statewide, 17 %, or one out of every six Kentuckians, is food insecure. K.S.C.A.R. is joining the Kentucky Hunger Initiative in raising funds for the Farms to Food Banks Trust Fund which provides fresh food to hungry Kentuckians.

    The Farms to Food Banks Trust fund purchases excess produce from Kentucky farmers. This produce, which might otherwise go to waste due to slight imperfections or overproduction, is a welcome addition to the canned goods typically distributed through food banks. The farmers recover a portion of their production costs and the nutritious produce is distributed across the state through the Kentucky Association of Food Banks’ seven member food banks.

    K.S.C.A.R. has set a goal to raise $5000 to support this effort which will purchase over 18,500 pounds of food and supplement over 30,000 individual meals.  K.S.C.A.R. is selling C.A.R. private labeled tea, hot chocolate, coffee and K.S.C.A.R. t-shirts to raise funds to meet this goal. 

  • Kathryn Smith, South Carolina State President, just finished her State Conference in Greenville, SC on February 24th and it was a blast!  From the extreme bowling campaign party on Friday night to the Grand March and Game Night, members left with smiles on their faces, goodies and prizes in their bags, and great memories. The best news of the night was the highly successful State President’s project which raised $7,800 for a gate and kiosk to help with Preserving Fields of Honor at the Revolutionary War Site, Blackstock Battlefield, in Union County SC.

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    Abigail Christine Ehmcke
    February 26, 2018
    Connecticut's Charles Merriman Society C.A.R. members bounced between the past and the present at our annual Winter Fun Meeting, this year held at Bounce Trampoline Sports Park in Danbury. Bounce! was the perfect place to show everyone how much fun you can have in C.A.R.  During the meeting, we located and marked our patriot ancestors' hometowns on a map, learned how to fill out a pedigree chart, and talked about what to ask our relatives to find out more about our family histories.  We learned about the secret language of honeybees and about the codes and cyphers.  Members were given a secret code to decipher from the Culper Spy Ring Secret Code Book.The answer was hidden in our newsletter, The Drum's Report!
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  • Craig Eichelberger personally presenting checks to Mr. Rick Yount, Executive Director, Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), at their headquarters in Germantown, Maryland.  As President of the Captain John Ward Veazey Society for the past three years, Craig chose the WCC for his President's project.  On behalf of his chapter, Craig played an instrumental role in raising a total of $1,400 in support of the WCC mission to provide service dogs to wounded warriors and service veterans. Craig and his family really enjoy visiting the headquarters facility and found it to be a very enriching experience.
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  • The Cannonball Creek Society, N.S.C.A.R. had a fun meeting in February learning about the "History of Bowling" including time frames from England, the colonists, and the American Revolution from a presentation and iMovie created and given by our President, Anne Blackmer!
    Then, the members organized and stuffed 22 gift bags with a children's blanket, stuffed animal, and a book for our Kids Helping Kids Project. The gift bags will be delivered to Family Tree Organization later in February for kids and families in crisis in our community.

  • Members of the Connecticut State Society met for their Winter Fun Meeting at Monster Mini Golf in Orange, Connecticut. About twenty members and Honorary National President Connor Jackson had a blast battling glow in the dark monsters as well as each other in a game of mini golf! Afterwards, members played arcade games and went home with some great prizes. 

  • The historic L&N depot was the place to be on Saturday, January 20th as Sevier Station Society hosted the annual "Paint A Bowl" event in Clarksville, TN. Members of CAR, DAR and SAR shared food, fun, and fellowship as they painted soup bowls to contribute to the February Empty Bowl luncheon. As an added incentive, Sevier Station donated 10 bowls to the first 10 prospective members! This community-wide endeavor helps provide food for hungry families in Clarksville/Montgomery Co. TN.
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