A special joint Flag Retirement Ceremony will be held at Ingram Funeral Home in Cumming on June 22nd at 8am. Joining with the Robert Forsyth Chapter will be the Piedmont Chapter and GASSAR President-General Collins as well as local Scout and Veterans organizations. If you have a United States Flag you wish to have retired,… More Flag Retirement Ceremony
With President Gary Page out of town, the meeting was led by Vice-President Chip Van Alstyne. Chip introduced Compatriot Robert Sapp for his talk on “Amazons of the Revolution”. This special theme of our female heroes was requested in honor of Mother’s Day this weekend. Compatriot Sapp told of the origins of Molly Pitcher and… More May Meeting Recap
Be sure to get the latest issue of The Hornet’s Nest. The award-winning newsletter of the GASSAR. Edited by our own, Emil Decker, The Hornet’s Nest is required reading for any compatriot. Check out what’s new, what’s coming up and all of the exciting things done by each of the GASSAR chapters.
Congress registration is now open. Please use this link to get to the registration page.https://www.sar.org/annual-sar-congress/sar-congress-registration At the top of the page when it opens is the statement: “Registration is open” Click on that and you will open the registration page for Congress in Costa Mesa.For those who are not familiar with the events and what… More Register for 2019 Congress
The next meeting of the Robert Forsyth Chapter will be Thursday, May 9, at the Golden Corral in Cumming. Dinner begins at 6pm and the program starts at 7pm. Our speaker this month will be the “Founding Father” of our Chapter, Bob Sapp, who will speak on “Amazons of the Revolution.” Bob always presents an entertaining… More May Meeting Notice
Last night, the Robert Forsyth chapter welcomed Compatriot and Past State President, George Thurmond as our guest speaker. Compatriot Thurmond recounted his tips and tricks for success in conducting an SAR Grave MArking ceremony. Compatriot Thurmond’s past record of participating in 56 grave markings added gravitas to his talk. He shared a large collection of… More April 11th Meeting Notes
Please join us at our next Chapter Meeting at our usual Marketplace Blvd Golden Corral. As usual, mebers, guests and interested parties are welcome to join us for dinner at 6pm followed by our meeting, also open to all, at 7pm. This month our speaker is Compatriot and Past Georgia Society President, George Thurmond. Compatriot… More Next Meeting April 11th, 7pm
The meeting originally scheduled for Feb 14, 2019 has been postponed due to Valentine’s Day. Please join us Feb 21 at the Golden Corral for our regular monthly meeting. This month’s speaker will be Compatriot Terry Manning who will discuss “The Indian Wars”.
Robert Forsyth Chapter Raffle won by Compatriot Floyd Adams, Atlanta Chapter. Compatriot Adams has won a pair of 1738 Land Service Dragoon Pistols. They were presented in a handsome, custom, case made by our own Emil Decker.
The Well Dressed Guardsman is a purchasing aid to any member desiring to purchase a uniform, either Continental Line or home guard militia. It contains links and examples of they type of options open to anyone wanting to participate in the many ceremonies the SAR conducts. Download a copy