SAR is a patriotic, philanthropic organization of adult male descendants of someone who served the nation in its development during the Revolutionary War period.

Goal of our organization:

The SAR, as a historical, educational, and patriotic organization, seeks to maintain and extend:

  • The institutions of American freedom
  • An appreciation for true patriotism
  • A respect for our national symbols
  • The value of American citizenship
  • The unifying force of e pluribus unum that has created, from the people of many nations, one nation and one people.
  • The Winter 2014
    Redlands Guardian Newsletter is now available to download.

    Winter 2014 Redlands SAR Newsletter

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    Gentlemen:
    The Winter 2013 issue of The NSSAR Magazine is now online. Click here:
    www.sar.org/SAR-Magazine


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    Redlands Chapter, California Society Sons of the American Revolution.

    Serving the Inland Empire Corridor and High Desert Since 1992.



    The Winter 2014
    Redlands Guardian Newsletter is now available to download.


    Meetings 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.

    Meeting dates for 2015:
    January 17
    February 21
    March 21
    April 18
    May 16
    June - off
    July - off
    August - off
    September 19
    October 17
    November 21
    December 19

     




     

     Upcoming Activities


    Click for info on the SAR July 4th fundraiser raffle


    July 4 --- Redlands Parade / Encampment - Color Guard at Sylvan Park
    Plan to stop by our Revolutionary War Era Encampment to see the great job our Color Guard does representing the SAR at this patriotic event! For more information, or to see how you can help out contact Color Guard Commander Melvin Harrell

    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.


    Melvin Harrell
    P.O. Box 3334
    Running Springs, CA
    92382
    909 939-2523



    www.facebook.com/redlandsfourthofjuly

    Redlands
    Community Independence Day Celebrations!
    SATURDAY JULY 4TH 2015

    Sylvan Park Activities - 10 a.m.


    Day long activities including food, entertainment and educational booths will start at 10 a.m.
    in Sylvan Park, Section A on University Street near the University of Redlands.
    Live entertainment will begin at 11 a.m. on the main stage.

    A highlight for young and old alike is the annual Revolutionary War Era Encampment set up by the Redlands Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution.

    SAR Color Guard SAR Color Guard

    We provide a living history demonstration of an encampment of George Washington’s Commander-in-Chief Guards. We answer questions about the life of the soldiers, allow one and all to experience using a real quill pen and ink to "enlist in the Continental Army" and provide photo opportunities.

    You can also learn about the many Youth and Educational Outreach Programs we sponsor.

    The Redlands 4th-of-July Band will be celebrating their 35th Season with performances at the Sylvan Park Bandstand!
    July 4th, 2015 Sylvan Park Concerts:
    at Noon and 1:30 pm
    and at Ted Runner Stadium:
    30min. Concert and Incidental Music prior to the Fireworks Show

    Many local service and civic clubs will participate in the day long activities in Sylvan Park.

    Park activities will wind down between 4 and 5 p.m.

    July, 4 2015 Vendor application http://www.redlands-events.com/ftp/july42015vendorapplication.PDF

    Parade around Sylvan Park - 10:30 a.m.


    The annual 4th of July Parade including marching units, bands, floats, musical and equestrian groups, and antique cars will
    begin from Franklin School on Colton Avenue at 10:30 a.m. and work its way around Sylvan Park.

    SAR Color Guard
    The Redlands Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution Award Winning Color Guard will be marching in the parade again is year.

    For parade questions check http://www.redlands-events.com/parade4.htm

    or applications for your group to participate {available here}http://www.redlands-events.com/4July_parade.htm
    2015 Community 4th of July Parade
    Official Entry Form
    P.O. Box 7214, Redlands, CA 92375.


    University of Redlands Ted Runner Stadium - gates open by 6 p.m.

    Once again the University of Redlands plays host to one of the largest Fourth of July celebrations in the State of California .

     
    Reserved Seats Ticket Sales: General Admission - $8.00 in advance, $10.00 at the gate. 

     Children under 3 Free and will not need a ticket. 

      Click here for pre-sale locations and Information on Reserved Seats or Map & Driving Directions

    The gates at the U of R Stadium will open by 6 p.m. The live show and opening ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. and will include a flag ceremony and a four-jet flyover followed by a USAF C-17 flyover. After the flyover, skydivers will be landing in the center of the stadium.

    The Live show, at 8 p.m., will feature performances by the Tornadoes.
    The Fireworks show under the direction of Redlands resident Jeff Martin will begin about 9 p.m.

    Handicapped parking is available at the west end of the stadium off the University Street.

    ONLY small coolers will be allowed in the stadium. SECURITY CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED. Items that will not be allowed include: alcoholic beverages, glass, barbecues, hibachis, beach balls, wagons and large baby strollers. Dogs are not allowed in the park nor in the stadium.

    For further information, please visit:

    Redlands 4th of July committee: https://www.facebook.com/redlandsfourthofjuly/timeline

    Redlands-events.com

    http://www.cityofredlands.org/july4th

    Video by Victor from 2014 Redlands Firework Show

    Sylvan Park
    601 N University St
    Redlands, CA 92374
    Click here for Map & Driving Directions.   



    SAR July 4th fundraiser raffle


    Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00

    Ticket sales for the Redlands SAR July 4th fundraiser raffle will be held at our Encampment at the Redlands Fourth of July event in Sylvan Park.

    Our chapter is doing fund-raising this year to support our Youth and Educational Outreach Programs and our color guard’s mission to improve awareness and knowledge of history of the American Revolution.

    We have already secured items valued at over $600, with expectations of a few more to round out the gift basket and prizes for our 4th of July raffle.

    At this point we have:

    Grand prize consisting of the 2016 - Redlands Community Independence Day Celebration Premium Package (valued at over $500.00)

    this includes:

    SAR Color Guard

    1. Six (6) reserved seats at the Redlands 4th of July fireworks show on July 4, 2016 at the University of Redlands stadium, one of the largest Fourth of July celebration and Fireworks display in the State of California. (These tickets may be redeemed after June 10, 2016 at the Redlands City Clerk's Office)

    2. Six (6) Redlands 4th of July Parade and Fireworks T-shirts, 2016 Version. These commemorative T-shirts are collectible items featuring a unique design every year. (These T-shirts may be redeemed after June 10, 2016 at the Redlands City Clerk's Office)

    3. One (1) Limited edition Lithograph (#160 of 200) singed copy of the 2015 event art work.

    4. One (1) Redlands 4th of July Parade and Fireworks T-shirt, 2015 Version. (XL)

    5. One (1) Redlands Fourth of July commemorative medallions from 2010, 2011 and 2014.

    6. One (1) CD of the Redlands 4th of July Band at the Redlands Bowl Celebrating the City of Redlands 125th Anniversary.

    7. One (1) CD of the Redlands 4th of July Band "25 Years"




    Our second prize consists of:

    “Dinner and a Movie gift basket”

    which is decorated in a red, white and blue patriotic decor and filled with family fun and patriotic type items including:

    Four (4) Movie tickets to the Redlands Krikorian Cinema 14 theaters
    340 North Eureka Street, Redlands, CA 92373.

    Four (4) gift certificates, each good for one (1) Combination Dinner, one (1) Soft Drink and Dessert at the Las Fuentes Mexican Grill, conveniently located in downtown Redlands, tucked in a corner of the Krikorian Movie Theaters complex.




    We are contacting other local businesses to help sponsor our effort by donating items for the gift basket and prizes, and in return, we are listing them as sponsors of the event on our chapter’s web page.

    Compatriot member Shawn Price's business, Edward Jones - Financial Advisors Redlands will be notifying the raffle winners and arranging for the prizes to be picked up at his office,
    Edward Jones - Financial Advisors
    (909) 307-9539 1776
    W Park Ave Ste 126 Redlands, CA 92373
    the week of July 6th - 10th 2015.


    Come and enjoy the

    Redlands Community Independence Day Celebrations!
    SATURDAY JULY 4TH 2015

    Plan to stop by our Revolutionary War Era Encampment and learn about our youth education programs and contests and our color guard’s mission to improve awareness and knowledge of history of the American Revolution.


    SAR July 4th fundraiser raffle Sponsors:



    Edward Jones - Redlands Financial Advisor Shawn W Price Redlands Fourth of July Committee 

Las Fuentes Mexican Grill & Bar




  • SEPTEMBER 8--- Board of Directors Meeting

  • September 19 - Chapter Meeting - Program: Shawn Price will do training and answer questions on Genealogy.


  • Redlands Chapter SAR Directors Meeting dates for 2015:
    June - 11
    July - off
    August - 14, September 8, October 1,  November 5, December 3

     

    Junior ROTC Recognition Program

    Thank you to all those who helped this year with the Junior ROTC Recognition Program, especially Chairman Sam Irwin and Compatriot Benny Croyle

    For those that made presentations at any of the events please email Secretary Don Boatright with the school name and date so he can record it on the actives record.

     

    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, go to the Redlands SAR : ROTC/JROTC Program page.


     






    PastActivities

  • March 21, 2015    --- Chapter meeting -Poster Contest and Brochure Contest


  • Feb 21, 2015    --- Chapter Meeting   Essay Contest awards program.
    U of R Irvine Commons dining facilities, rooms A and B at 8:30 AM
  • Jan 17, 2015 --- Chapter Meeting at the Irvine Commons dining facilities, rooms A and B at 8:30 AM
    We installed our officers for 2015:

    President: Dan Piedlow
    Vice President: John Flippin
    Secretary: Don Boatright
    Treasurer: Patrick Lyons
    Registrar: Charlie Frye




    Redlands Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution Award Winning
    Color Guard.

    Color Guard

    Click for Color Guard information page



    Click for information on the Col. John E. Ford Memorial Scholarship Fund


    For more information on the Sons of the American Revolution contact:

    Redlands Chapter President

    CaCalifornia Society Sons of the American Revolution
    www.CaliforniaSAR.org

    California Society SAR Officers

    The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
    1000 S. 4th Street
    Louisville KY 40203
    Tel: (502) 589-1776
    Fax: (502) 589-1671
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