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

    Click on image to open the newsletter PDF file.

    The Winter 2013 issue of The NSSAR Magazine is now online. Click here:

    Redlands SAR Shirt Order Form PDF link: SAR Shirt Order Form PDF Click on image to open the PDF file, print, fill out and mail with a check.

    Click here to open the SAR Sport Shirt Invoice in a MS Word document

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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

    Redlands Memorial Day Service Map 2015

    Redlands Memorial Day Service 2015
    Hillside Memorial Park
    10:45 AM

    The Memorial Day observance is at a different location in the cemetery this year. See attached map. The Redlands SAR Color Guard will line up on the east half of the circle. The ceremony starts at 10:45 AM.

    Redlands Memorial Day Service Map 2015

    Upcoming Chapter Meeting Dates:
    June- off
    July - off
    August - off
    September 19
    October 17
    November 21
    December 19

  • July 4 --- Redlands Parade / Encampment - Color Guard at 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 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
    909 939-2523

    SAR July 4th fundraiser raffle

    The Board of Director’s has discussed ideas for fundraisers and are working on preparing a raffle basket that our members will sell tickets for prior to the July 4th event, and the then at our Encampment at the Redlands Fourth of July event in Sylvan Park.
    The basket will be decorated in a red, white and blue patriotic decor and filled it with items along the themes of “dinner and a movie”, and/or family fun and patriotic type items.

    Shawn’s business, Edward Jones - Financial Advisors Redlands will be providing movie tickets to the: Redlands Krikorian Cinema 14 theaters 340 North Eureka Street, Redlands, CA 92373

    Shawn will also 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.

    Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00

    Information letter to members:

    5-21-15 raffil letter


    Financial Advisors Redlands

  • SEPTEMBER 8--- Board of Directors Meeting

  • September 19 - Chapter Meeting - Program: TBA

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

  • 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
    909 794-3492

    Just enter your name in the opening for the school of your choice. If you have any questions you can contact Sam Irwin.



  • 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

    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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