C.A.R. Blog

Blog201819
The N.S.C.A.R. Blog is a space for societies to share public information about past events, service projects, historic celebrations, and meetings! Read all about it!

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  • The Bernardo de Galvez Society of Friendswood, Texas, brought greetings to the Bernardo de Galvez #1 Chapter, S.A.R. at the Wreaths Across America Event at La Marque Cemetery in La Marque, Texas. The S.A.R. chapter was serving as the color guard for the ceremony. Our First Vice President presented President Bill Adriance a C.A.R. Mountain School Donation pin and a Texas State Project Come on Texas, Battleship Texas pin and thanked them for their continued support of our society. Our members then conducted a business meeting and then adjourned to participate in the Wreaths Across America ceremony with the S.A.R. chapter.
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  • The Bernardo de Galvez Society of Friendswood, Texas, volunteered at the historic Fairview Cemetery with the Sam Houston Chapter, D.A.R., on November 23rd, 2019, to help clean headstones of veterans in preparation for Wreaths Across America event hosted by the Sam Houston Chapter. Our members used the skills that they learned from the conservation program presented on November 2nd to help clean and beautify the cemetery for the upcoming event.
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  • The Bernardo de Galvez Society of Friendswood, Texas, organized a garage sale for the Kids Helping Kids contest to benefit a local children's charity and to help raise funds for state and national projects and endowment funds on November 9th, 2019. Our members reached out to surrounding D.A.R. chapters and presented the project to them, asking for donated items. Several chapters responded with much needed items, along with member's families, friends and neighbors. Our members reached out to the community and the sale was advertised locally on social media and other outlets. The day of the garage sale was sunny and clear and the turn out was amazing! The sale was a success and our members learned invaluable leadership and communication skills from this endeavor.
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  • Elisha Winn Society, GA C.A.R. President Noah T. receiving a cockade from Georgia Society SAR Color Guard Commander, Bill Palmer. “Upon becoming a member of the Georgia Society SAR Color Guard, the new Color Guardsman will be presented a "Cockade Adornment Device" consisting of a brown feather spike specific to the Georgia Society SAR Color Guard.” Noah was recognized for playing taps during the Philadelphia Winn Chapter DAR’s Wreath Across America ceremony.
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  • This past summer, New York C.A.R. held four district meetings across the state. At these meetings, members learned about the National Program and project, as well as the New York State Program, New York Waters - Navigating Through History, and the state project for the Matton Shipyard. At each meeting, the most excited member was chosen to be named District Enthusiast. Each meeting was located near a body of water, tying in with the state theme. The four locations were Peebles Island in Cohoes, the DeRuyter Reservoir in DeRuyter, Muscoot Farm in Katonah, and the Moriches Bay on Long Island.
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  • Sevier Station Society, TN members bundled up and braved the freezing temperatures to march in the November Veterans Day parade. Joining forces with DAR, SAR and the Color Guard, we had a ball handing out American flags, society contact cards, and peppermint candy canes to parade goers.
    Congratulations C.A.R. who along with DAR and SAR received 2nd place in the Military/Veteran category!
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  • Sevier Station Society, TN members support Wreaths Across America 2019. Members assisted by handing out wreaths for distribution and participated in laying wreaths on over 1,000 veteran graves at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. It was an honor to stand alongside DAR and SAR for this event.
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  • Sevier Station Society, TN members honor the suffrage movement with a "TN Triump -100 Years" themed tree. Our tree celebrated local and nationally recognized suffragists and included society and C.A.R. contact information free to the public and hundreds of school children who visit the display at Smith Trahern mansion annually. Members contributed funds to the statue that will include an engraved brick honoring Sevier Station Society members past and present.
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  • On January 11th, 2020, members of the William Byrd Society, Virginia, assisted with the removal of more than 700 wreaths placed during Wreaths Across America at the Glendale National Cemetery in Henrico County. The cemeteryis on the site of the Battle of Frayser’s Farm, part of the Seven Days’ Campaign at the conclusion of the Peninsula Campaign of 1862

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  • Here's the latest episode of the Talking C.A.R. podcast. In this episode Reese and Taryn talk about the C.A.R. Mountain Schools. Give us a listen and be sure to share!  

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