Houston VA Medical Center Visit - November 18, 2017

on November 27, 2017

From left are Tom Green, Elizabeth Neely (Director of Recreational Therapy), Fred Bultman and Carl Hill.
The Alexander Hodge Chapter of the SAR visited the VA Hospital in the Houston Medical Center on Saturday November 18, 2017. A certificate of appreciation was presented to Elizabeth Neely, Director of Recreational Therapy, for her help.

Patriot Ancestor: Col. Mark Bird

on November 18, 2017

Mark Bird was born 1763, in Berk Co., Pennsylvania into the iron master family of William Bird. William was the strength of the family. William died in 1763 the year Mark married into the Ross family. William left Mark 3000 acres of land three forges a gristmill and a saw mill.



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

on October 10, 2017

 The Speaker for the November 28th meeting will be Sam Houston State University history professor Caroline Crimm, and her topic will be "Benjamin Franklin and the international aspects of gaining help for the American Revolution".   Our dinner meeting will be Tuesday November 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.  Please contact Compatriot Lovell Aldrich at 281-491-1542 or email him at reservations@hodgesar.org to make reservations and choose a menu item. The reservation and cancellation deadline is noon Friday, November 24th.

Officer Planning Meeting - November 8, 2017

on October 9, 2017

November 8, 2017 at 7:00PM there will be an officer planning meeting at the home of Lovell Aldrich, email reservations@hodgesar.org or Phone 281-491-1542. Officers are expected to attend and members are welcome to attend.

Dinner Meeting - Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6:30 PM

on September 15, 2017

The Speaker for the meeting will be Rice professor John B. Boles who will speak on his new book, "Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty". You don't want to miss this meeting, and one of professor Bole's books will be given away as the door prize. This meeting will be the past president's meeting, where we will honor, our chapter past presidents: Lovell Aldrich; Tom McCormick; Mike Green; Lance Salge; Shane Steele; Fred Bultman; Lee Phillips; Tom Meinecke; Dennis Nall; Ron Brown and Carl Hill. Please contact Compatriot Lovell Aldrich with your dinner selection. The choices are Swiss Steak and Gravy or Maple Glazed Chicken. Lovell's phone number is 281-491-1542.

Officer Planning Meeting - August 29, 2017

on August 12, 2017

August 29, 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.

Dinner Meeting - Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:30 PM

on July 13, 2017

We are privileged to have as our guest speaker Judge Tom Lawrence, past President General of the SAR. His topic will be the "Boston Tea Party". You don't want to miss this one.  The menu selections are; Spiced Grilled Chicken Breast with seared peaches and pecan butter or Burgundy Beef Tips over Rice.  We start to gather at 6:30 P. M. and the meeting starts at 7:00 P. M. at the Sweetwater Country Club in Sugarland.   E-mail Carl Hill at president@hodgesar.org to make reservations and choose a menu item. The reservation and cancellation deadline is noon Friday, July 21st. Members not able to cancel by the deadline should pay Treasurer Bob Riley for their missed meal by the next meeting.

Field Trip to Bayou Bend - June 17, 2017

on June 18, 2017

Bayou Bend - Home of Ima Hogg

Houston VA Medical Center Visit - June 3, 2017

on June 5, 2017

On June 3, 2017 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 Carl Hill Jr., Tom McCormick, Lovell Aldrich, Jim Kinney, Fred and Michelle Bultman.

Dinner Meeting - Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 6:30 PM

on May 22, 2017

The speaker is Ray Cox, of the Piney Woods SAR Chapter. His presentation will discuss a day in the life of the Revolutionary War Soldier and how the fife/drum signals regulated the soldier’s day. He will include stories about daily life and playing of drum and fife calls in the Revolutionary War. An email to members will advise of menu choices. Be sure to let Lovell know the members and guests who will attend, and each attendees menu choice. Call Lovell Aldrich 281-491-1542 to make reservations and choose a menu item. The reservation and cancellation deadline is noon Friday, May 26th. Members not able to cancel by the deadline should pay Treasurer Bob Riley for their missed meal by the next meeting.