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Williamsburg Chapter Hosts VASSAR 2016 Semi-annual Meeting
VASSAR President Ed Truslow presents Harley Stewart, President of the Williamsburg Chapter, with a letter recognizing the exemplary performance in hosting the 2016 semi-annual meeting of the Virginia Society.
Williamsburg Chapter Treasurer Jack Lee held the duty as committee chairman to organize and support the VASSAR 2016 semi-annual meeting held in Williamsburg. A well disserved Certificate of Distinguished Service was awarded to Jack by VASSAR President Ed Truslow.
VASSAR Donates $25,000 to Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
VASSAR President, Ed Truslow, presents a check for $25,000 to Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation representative Peter Armstrong following a tour of the new American Revolution Museum during the semi-annual meeting of VASSAR at Williamsburg. SAR members throughout Virginia generously contributed to development of the museum which is scheduled to open in mid- October 2016. The Williamsburg Chapter led all other contributors.
Williamsburg Chapter Members Instrumental in planning, organizing, and staffing the 2016 VASSAR semi-annual meeting
Pictured are the Williamsburg Chapter members who were involved in the planning for the 2016 VASSAR semi-annual meeting and volunteered to ensure a smooth execution of events as they unfolded. From the left are: Ron Losee, Lynn Dievendorf, Roger Cross, Tom Campbell, VASSAR President Ed Truslow, NASSAR rep Mark Anthony, VASSAR Secretary Wayne Rouse, Williamsburg Chapter President Harley Stewart, Don Swain, and Steve McGuffin.
Proudly Presenting the 2016 Board of Managers
Pictured L - R: Reverdy Wright (VASSAR President), Williamsburg Chapter SAR Board: Harley Stewart (President), Jay Smith (Vice President), Jack Lee (Treasurer), Ron Losee (Registrar), Jim Henry (Chaplain), Bill Greaf (Historian), Roger Cross (Secretary). Not pictured, Lew de Seife (Public Relations).
SAR Dedication of Rochambeau Bust
SAR President General Tom Lawrence and other national officers, together with SAR Virginia Society officers, gathered in Yorktown to present to the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (JYF) a work-of-art bronze bust of French General Comte de Rochambeau. The bust will be displayed and used in the education wing of the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
Veterans Day Ceremonies
Williamsburg Chapter members pose for a group picture during the 2015 SAR Veterans Day ceremonies held at the burial ground behind the Governor's Palace in Colonial Williamsburg.
Pictured L-R: Jack Lee, Clyde Spence, Tom Campbell, Roger Strange, Steve Riddle, Ed Truslow, Bill Greaf, Bruce Meyer, Milt Holt, Harley Stewart, Bob Davis, and Will Phillips.