are held at 8:30 AM on the
3rd Saturday of January through May, we take the summer off
and then meet again September through December unless otherwise noted.
dates for 2014:
January 18 February 15 March 15 April 19 May 17 June
- off July - off August - off September 20 October 18
November 15 December 20
Junior ROTC Recognition Program
Compatriots it’s time again to make your commitment to be a presenter of
one of the ROTC Recognition Programs listed below.
The Redlands Chapter SAR, awards the ROTC Medal to foster the principle of the "Citizen-Soldier", exemplified by the Minutemen of Revolutionary War days. This award is presented to Junior ROTC cadets from local high schools who are selected for having a high degree of merit with respect to leadership qualities, military bearing and general excellence.
For information about this program, or to sign up to be a presenter contact:
The ROTC/JROTC Program Charman Arthur Sam Irwin
30535 Country Club Dr.
Redlands, CA 92373
At the May 8, 2014 Redlands Chapter SAR Directors Meeting the Board
approved appointment of Charlie Frye as secretary through December 2014 in
lieu of James Mercer who is stepping down.
July 4 --- Redlands Parade / Encampment - Color Guard at Sylvan Park
The annual 4th of July Parade will begin from Franklin School on Colton
Avenue at 10:30 a.m. and work its way around Sylvan Park. Plan to stop by
our Encampment to see the great job our Color Guard dose representing the SAR
at this patriotic event! For more information, or the see how you can help out
contact Color Guard Commander Melvin Harrell
P.O. Box 3334 Running Springs, CA 92382
Saturday, September 13th --- Sons of the American Revolution encampment at
Constitution Day Celebration* Lincoln Memorial Shrine 125 W. Vine,
Redlands, Ca 92373 Saturday, Sept 17, 2011 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Iofo.
September 20--- Chapter meeting - We are planning on
having Betsy Ross at our September meeting doing a program on the
making of the flag. She will show a trick to cutting out the stars.
We encourage members to bring children/grandchildren and friends to
enjoy the program.
October 18--- Chapter meeting - We are planning for our October
program to be a field trip to the Redlands Family History Center to learn
about their resources for genealogy research.
We would like to do
better with our Boy Scout awards. If you have thoughts on improving our fund
raising, or other improvements to the program let Shawn Price know. You can
learn more about our scout programs at :
Arthur M. & Berdena King
Eagle Scout Scholarship Open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently
registered in an active unit and have not reached their 19th birthday during
the year of application.
Feb 15 --- Chapter Meeting Essay Contest awards program.
We will be meeting at the University of Redlands,
Irvine Commons dining facilities, rooms A and B at 8:30 AM.
The Universities address is 1200 E. Colton Avenue, Redlands,
CA 92373. The cost of the meal is $15.00.
If you are not familiar with the “Commons”, they are
located on Colton Avenue, across the street from the old gymnasium and
The "Commons" are just past the ground level water
fountain, which may or not be "on" at the Commons entrance. The dining
facilities are on the right, across from the campus post office, Barnes and
Nobel campus bookstore, and just a few feet north of the University Club.
Many members park in the old gymnasium parking lot, just across the
street from the Commons.
The largest celebration of its kind in the western United States, 2014
will be the 32nd annual celebration of George Washington's birth sponsored
by the Sons of Liberty Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution! This
upcoming event will be held at 2:30 PM, Sunday, February 16, 2014, at Forest
Lawn Hall of Liberty, Hollywood Hills - 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angles,
Jan 18, 2013 --- Chapter Meeting
We installed our officers for 2014
Officers for 2014: President: Melvin Harrell, Vice President Dan Piedlow, Secretary James Mercer, Treasurer: Patrick Lyons , Charles Kiel
Website, Shawn Price Registrar.