Merry Christmas 2016 from the WVSSAR

On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas from the WVSSAR
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Death of Barbara Northeimer Fish

On behalf of the officers and members of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Barabara Northeimer Fish who passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. She was the wife of Compatriot Robert B. “Bob” Fish Jr. who is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Captain James Neal Chapter of Parkersburg, WV and is a Past President of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Continue reading “Death of Barbara Northeimer Fish”

SAR Merchandise Orders

From Susan Griffin
Director of Merchandise
National Society Sons of the American Revolution

The end of the calendar year is near and that means it is almost time for our annual physical inventory!

We will be locking the system and starting the physical count on Saturday December 17, 2016.   The external auditors will be in the office on Monday December 19, 2016 and the internal auditors will be in the office sometime after. Continue reading “SAR Merchandise Orders”

Fort Henry Chapter Luncheon

The Fort Henry Chapter, National Society, Sons of the American Revolution and the Wheeling Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, will host a joint holiday luncheon on Wednesday, December 14. Advance reservations are required by December 9. The fee for the luncheon is $20 per guest.  Please send your check payable to “Fort Henry Chapter” to chapter president Jay Frey at 4 Arlington Drive, Apt. 1R, Wheeling, WV 26003. Continue reading “Fort Henry Chapter Luncheon”

Veterans Day 2016

Join the West Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution on Friday, November 11, 2016 in Honoring All Who Served in the United States Armed Forces and who helped protect and defend our great country and the freedoms we all enjoy!

Wreaths Across America requesting Reenactors and Living Historians

Wreaths Across America 2016
Wreaths Across America 2016

Wreaths Across America is requesting 200 volunteer reenactors and Living Historians to participate in their first Living History Tribute at Arlington National Cemtery on Saturday, December 17, 2016.

What is Wreaths Across America?
WAA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed in 2007 as an extension of The Arlington Wreath Project, with over 1,100 participating locations in all 50 states, and 24 national veteran cemeteries on foreign soil.

What began in 1992 with a trailer load of wreaths, decorated by volunteers and laid at the graves of fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery (See: The Arlington Story – How the Arlington Wreath Project was born) has now become a national organization with over 1,100 participating locations – all focused on the mission to Remember , Honor, and Teach. Continue reading “Wreaths Across America requesting Reenactors and Living Historians”