Special Presentation SAR Patriot Medal – June 15, 2017

West Virginia Society SAR President William “Bill” Lester invites all Compatriots to attend a special presentation of the SAR Patriot Medal on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Huntington VA Medical Center, Huntington WV, in the Lincoln Conference Room located on the 1st floor. Please contact WVSSAR President Bill Lester for further information.

Huntington VA Medical Center
https://www.huntington.va.gov/
1540 Spring Valley Dr.
Huntington, WV 25704
304-429-6741

https://www.huntington.va.gov/locations/directions.asp

Directions from I-64:
Take Exit 6; stay in the right lane
Turn left onto Madison Avenue (Madison Avenue becomes Piedmont Road)
Continue through two traffic lights until you reach a four-way stop; turn left at the stop sign onto Spring Valley Drive
Travel approximately 1 mile; turn left at the VA entrance road; the medical center is located at the top of the hill

Parking:
Parking for patients and visitors is available in the parking garage and other designated parking areas. Signs are posted to assist with direction of traffic and parking areas. Volunteers operate a shuttle service to and from the parking garage and outlying parking areas to the entrance of the outpatient area.

General Andrew Lewis Chapter Meeting

Civil War Historian Matthew A Perry will be the featured speaker at  the Thursday, May 11, chapter meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter.

Perry’s lecture will be “The Bloody Seventh: West Virginia’s Banner Regiment of the Civil War” which is based on his new book of the same title.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Enslow Park Presyberian Church, 1338 Enslow Blvd., Huntington.

All are invited. Refreshments will be served.

DAR Finder Form

A member of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) may receive the SAR Appreciation Medal for referring at least five new SAR members.  The count will be maintained by use of the DAR Finder Form.  The form is provided here for your use.

WVSSAR chapters are encouraged to submit the DAR Finder Form with SAR applications when DAR members refer candidates for SAR membership.  For additional information, please contact Frank C. “Joe” Khare, WVSSAR DAR Liaison, at FrankK5600@aol.com or (304) 876-3817.

You can download a copy of the DAR Finder Form from HERE

Point Pleasant Chapter Presents Award

The Point Pleasant WVSSAR awarded Miss Jocelynn Wilson the SAR Good Citizen Pin and Certificate on Jan. 28 , 2017 .Ms. Wilson ,2016 Battle Days Queen, has been selected West Virginia Fairs Queen to represent the great state of West Virginia during 2017. Joce was honored at a well attended reception.  The WVSSAR Color Guard posted colors and provided event invocation.

Pt Pleasant Chapter Award 28 Jana 2017
Compatriots : Bob Grumbling, Ed Cromley, Jack  Coles, Cary Campbell
with Jocelynn Wilson

article and photo by Bob Grumbling

WVSSAR Newsletter Spring 2017

The WVSSAR Newsletter Spring 2017 edition is now available.
WVSSAR News
WVSSAR News

Our most sincere thanks and appreciation to Tom Galloway, the WVSSAR Newsletter Editor, for his dedication and excellent work that he always performs with the publishing of our West Virginia Society SAR Newsletter. Tom is also the President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter WVSSAR.

You can view and download the WVSSAR Newsletter Spring 2017 edition HERE

WVSSAR Awards Dinner and BoM Meeting

Friday, April 21, 6:00 p.m., WVSSAR Annual Awards Dinner, Club Room, W. E. Stone Memorial Clubhouse, Wheeling Park, 1801 National Rd., Wheeling

Saturday, April 22, 9:00 a.m., WVSSAR Board of Management Annual Meeting, Federal Courtroom, 3rd floor, WV Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling

for further information, contact:
Jay Frey
4 Arlington Drive, Apartment 1-R
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-5666 USA
H:   (304) 905-1283
M:  (304) 312-1787
E: jameshfrey@gmail.com

WVSSAR BoM Meeting

Saturday, March 18, 9:00 a.m., WVSSAR Board of Management meeting: Hospitality, 9:30 Meeting, Shoney’s Restaurant, 1700 Washington Ave., Huntington, WV

for further information, contact:
Jay Frey
4 Arlington Drive, Apartment 1-R
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-5666 USA
H:   (304) 905-1283
M:  (304) 312-1787
E: jameshfrey@gmail.com

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”