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Nevada State Society

Children of the American Revolution

 

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Pride. Patriotism. Love of Country.

The National Society of the Children of the American Revolution trains good citizens, develops leaders and promotes love of the United States of America and its heritage among young people. Our six objectives for members are:


  1. To acquire knowledge of American History.

  2. To preserve and restore places of Historical importance associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence.

  3. To ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of the men, women and children who rendered service to the cause of the American Revolution.

  4. To promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries.

  5. To honor and cherish the Flag of the United States of America above every other flag.

  6. To love, uphold and extend the principles of American liberty and patriotism.

 

 

2016 state conference

 

 

 

Delegates at the 2016 Nevada state conference

 

Calendar of Events 2016-17

  • January 15, 2017, Nevada State Society C.A.R. State Conference, Carson City
  • April 21-23, 2017 - National Convention, Arlington, Virginia
  • July 21-22, 2017 - Western Region Conference, Nevada

 

 

State Officers 2016 - 2017

President
Vice President
Chaplain
Secretary
Organizing Secretary
Treasurer
Registrar
Historian
Librarian/Curator

Chloe Woodbury, Fort Churchill Society
Peter Woodbury, Fort Churchill Society
Madison Van Ness, John Ashley Society
Kayla Hubert, Fort Churchill Society
Abbigayle Hubert, Fort Churchill Society
Marcus Green, John Ashley Society
Lilyann Green, John Ashley Society
Savannah Childers, Fort Churchill Society
Rachel Perry, John Ashley Society
   

Senior President
Senior Vice President
Senior Chaplain
Senior Secretary
Senior Organizing Secretary
Senior Treasurer
Senior Registrar
Senior Historian
Senior Librarian/Curator

Stacy Woodbury
Lisa Zeles
Rev. Anthony Perry
Alexx Green
Bonnie Hubert
Anita Sheard
Aubrie Gollihar
Kristina Perry
Suzey Van Ness

 

 

Nevada C.A.R. Societies

 

 

State Theme 2016 - 2017: Honoring Old Glory

President and Senior State President

 

 

The Nevada State Society is raising funds to place flag retirement bins in communities around Nevada. Community partnerships will be created to ensure each bin has an organization willing to collect the flags and ensure their proper retirement and disposal.

Three bins have been placed in Carson City - at the Carson City Library, the Carson Flag Store and Grandma Hattie's restaurant.

To support Honoring Old Glory, please send your check payable to the Nevada State Society C.A.R., and mail it to Senior Treasurer Anita Sheard, 1803 Teal Drive, Carson City, NV 89701.

Together we can ensure continuing respect and honor for the American Flag!

 

 

 

National Theme 2016 - 2017: Freedom's Thunder

Freedom's Thunder

 

Each year, the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution creates a National Theme and the National President develops a project that will benefit the Society and the nation.

The National Theme for the 2016–2017 N.S.C.A.R. year is FREEDOM'S THUNDER.

The National Project is to raise funds for a new enhanced outdoor interpretive program – Artillery and Firing Station that will feature education on the siege of Yorktown and firing demonstrations of cannon at the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (ARMY).

In the course of our nation’s history there are landmark events that initiate a period of evolution for our republic.   Only one holds the distinct claim to final liberation of our citizens from an oppressive rule.  A battle that shook the foundation of the world’s ruling governments, set the stage for the beginning of a new independent nation, and bestowed liberty upon its citizens for all time.  The Victory at the battle of Yorktown was the start of our new nation and set the stage for the laurels of freedom that we hold dear. 

Please join me in making some noise to inspire, to awaken, and to remind people of the freedom that we cherish and refuse to take for granted.  Together we can take the nation by storm with our message of freedom.

The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown is a staple of the historic battle site, an institution that tells the story of our patriot ancestors’ struggle for freedom and seeks to remind the current generation of its responsibility to actively covet and guard the liberty’s bestowed upon us.  Yorktown was won due to the constant bombardment of British General Cornwallis’ defenses by the French and Continental gun crew; FREEDOM’S THUNDER

 

Membership

Founded in 1895, the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution, is the oldest patriotic organization for youth in our country. Membership is open to descendents of patriots of the American Revolution.

Any boy or girl under the age of twenty-one is eligible for membership in the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution who is lineally descended from a man or woman who, with unfailing loyalty, rendered material aid to the cause of American Independence as a soldier, sailor, civil officer, or recognized patriot in one of the several Colonies or States, or of the United States, provided that the applicant is personally acceptable to the Society.

Meetings and activities are planned for all ages with special consideration given to younger members.

Members gain invaluable leadership experience in conducting meetings, following parliamentary procedures and standard protocol, serving as delegates and speaking before groups at local, state and national conferences. The responsibility and privilege of selecting officers helps members gain an understanding of the democratic process.

For more information on about the Nevada State Society, contact Senior State President Stacy Woodbury.

 

 

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