Officers Planning Meeting - April 25, 2017

on April 18, 2017

April 25, 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.

May Meeting with the Alexander Hodge DAR Chapter - May 16, 2017 at 6:00PM

on March 29, 2017

Please plan to attend DAR's end of the year meeting on May 16th, at La Escondida Mexican Grill & Catering. We will be gathering at 6:00 pm then 6:30 seating for dinner.  Location is 7270 Hwy. 6, Suite  500, Missouri City, TX  77459- just down Hwy. 6, with the turn right just passed the grand entrance to Lake Olympia on the left.  The Alexander Hodge SAR Chapter is invited to join the DAR and all their HODARS and/or significant others. Mr. Tom Green will provide the entertainment for the evening with a presentation on Alexander Hodge.

Attendance information is needed by Saturday April 29th if not before. Please find the menu selections below just to provide you with some information now.

Dinner Meeting - Tuesday, Tuesday March 28, 2017 at 6:30PM

on March 14, 2017

 Our dinner meeting will be Tuesday March 28th at the Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd., Sugar Land, TX. We start to gather around 6:30 P. M. and the meeting starts at 7:00 P. M.

Our Speaker will be Dr. Christopher Hammons and his topic will be "Faith and the Founding Fathers". You might remember his excellent and entertaining speech on Paul Revere last year.
The dinner selections will be Pot Roast braised with carrots, potatoes, onions, herbs and turnips or Lemon Garlic Chicken. Please contact Lovell Aldrich at 281-491-1542 or with your dinner selection.

George Washington Birthday dinner at the Junior League - February 22, 2017

on February 22, 2017

SAR Color guard helping Paul Carrington Chapter #5, to celebrate the 74th annual George Washington Birthday dinner at the Junior League, on February 22, 2017. The Honorable Ed Emmet was presented with the George Washington Distinguished Service Award at the dinner. Pictured, L to R are, Carl Hill, Tom Green, Jim Bevill, Tom Jackson, & Tom Houston.

George Washington Parade in Laredo, Texas - February 18, 2017

on February 18, 2017

Tom Green, (center) carrying the Texas flag, was among those leading the George Washington Parade in Laredo, Texas on February 18th. This photo appeared on the front page of the Washington Post the morning after the parade.

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 Star of Destiny Chapter of the DAR

Uniforms of the American Revolution. Left to right: John Thompson, Tom Green, Cortney Arenstein (member, Star of Destiny Chapter of the DAR) and her daughter Gwendolyn Peacock, Carl Hill, Jr. and Glenn Camp.

Mirabeau B. Lamar Day - January 26, 2017

on January 26, 2017

On January 26th, designated Lamar Day by the Texas Legislature, Richmond Mayor Evalyn Moore read a proclamation honoring Mirabeau B. Lamar at his gravesite in Morton Cemetery, Richmond, Texas. Attending were: kneeling, Glen Camp, and Carl Hill, back row, Mike Bailey, Tom Green, Rion Braddock, & Tom Houston. Mirabeau B. Lamar was inaugurated President of the Republic of Texas in 1838 and is known as the Father of Texas Education.

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.