Flag Program at Hodges Bend Middle School - February 10, 2017

on February 12, 2017

Tom Green presented  a flag program, and talked about the Patriot Alexander Hodge at the Hodges Bend Middle School. Hodge is the name sake of  this school, as well as our chapter of the SAR and DAR.  Seated Left to Right: Susan M. Kirby, DAR Registrar, and Carl Hill Jr., SAR President.  Standing Left to Right: Glenn Camp, Laurie Chernosky, 8th Grade History Teacher, and Tom Green.

Officers Planning Meeting - February 28, 2017

on February 3, 2017

February 28, 2017 at 7:00PM there will be an officer planning meeting at the home of Lovell Aldrich, Phone 281-491-1542. Officers are expected to attend and members are welcome to attend.

Uniforms of the American Revolution Program for the Freedom Chapter of the CAR

Uniforms of the American Revolution. Left to right: John Thompson, Tom Green, members of the Freedom Chapter of the CAR, Carl Hill, Jr. and Glenn Camp.

Dinner Meeting - Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 6:30PM

on January 12, 2017

The speaker for this evening is Gregg Dimmick M D, a pediatrician at South Texas Medical Clinics in Wharton TX. He is a 1974 graduate of Texas A&M University and a 1977 Graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical School. He has practiced pediatrics in Wharton for 36 years.

Dr. Dimmick is an avocational archaeologist and has coauthored two archaeological reports on excavations of the retreating Mexican army of 1836. He has participated in archaeological digs at the Fannin battle site as well as the San Jacinto battlefield.

Dimmick has written: “Sea of Mud, The Retreat of the Mexican Army After San Jacinto, An Archaeological Investigation.” His book was published in 2004 by the Texas State Historical Association. The second edition was released in paperback in 2006.

Flag Program at Austin Parkway Elementary School - December 9, 2016

on December 14, 2016

Tom Green and Carl Hill Jr. presented a Flag Program to children at Austin Parkway Elementary School in Sugar Land, Texas. Photos provided by Susan Kirby, DAR Registrar.

Dinner Meeting - November 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM

on November 14, 2016

November 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM, Dinner Meeting at Sweetwater Country Club, Phone: 281-980- 4100, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd, Sugar Land, TX. Bill Haenn will speak on the Battle of Brandywine (see Mr. Haenn's Vita below). Call Lovell Aldrich at 281-491-1542 to make your reservations and choose a menu item. Be sure to let Lovell know the name of members and guests who will attend, and each attendees meal choice. The choices this time are London Broil with Mushroom Sauce or Homestyle Pork Loin. The reservation deadline is 9:00 PM Thursday, November 24th.

Flag Program at Rogers Middle School - November 10, 2016

Carl Hill and Tom Green presented a Flag Program to children at Rogers Middle School in Pearland, Texas just before Veterans Day. John Thompson also assisted and provided these photos.

Houston VA Medical Center Visit - November 5, 2016

On November 5, 2016 SAR members of the Alexander Hodge Chapter visited veterans at the Houston VAMC and distributed socks, magazines and personal grooming items for the veterans. From left are Lovell Aldrich, Carrie Isaacks Bornaschella, Carl Hill, Ron Brown, Jim Kinney, Fred Bultman, Liz Neely (Director of Recreational Therapy). Michelle Bultman, and Tom Green.
The Alexander Hodge Chapter of the SAR visited the VA Hospital in the Houston medical center on Saturday November 5, 2016 in observance of Veterans Day on November 11th. There was a good turn out with seven members and two guests (Michelle Bultman and Carrie Isaacks Bornaschella). The group was escorted through the spinal cord injury unit by Liz Neely, the director of recreational therapy.

Alexander Hodge SAR Annual Christmas Party - December 11, 2016 at 6:30PM

on November 11, 2016

Food, Fellowship, Games, Singing, Prizes, Christmas Cheer. Details on what to bring coming later but…….  Email Sharon Aldrich, astrogalska@aol.com NOW to confirm that you will be coming. You don't want to miss this fun evening!!

SAR Members and guests attend "Dream On" at Stages Theatre

on November 8, 2016

A group of SAR members and guests, waiting to see the Marvelous Wonderettes in “Dream On” at Stages Theatre in Houston. A wonderful time was had by all! Don’t miss the next event!