CULPEPER MINUTE MEN CHAPTER

VIRGINIA SOCIETY SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND EVENTS

JANUARY 2010 – JANUARY 2011

 

JANUARY 2010

SAT 16 JAN     11:30 AM-2:30 PM.  Monthly Chapter Meeting at the Culpeper Best Western Inn, Culpeper, VA.  Contact:  Gar Schulin

SAT 17 JAN     1:00 PM-3:00 PM.  Joseph E. Rumbaugh Oration Contest at John Barton Payne Building, 2 Courthouse Square, Warrenton, VA.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

 

FEBRUARY 2010

NO CHAPTER MEETING IN FEBRUARY

SUN 7 FEB     3:00 PM.  James Madison Museum, 129 Caroline Street, Orange, VA.  Commemoration for Revolutionary Patriots of African Descent.  Contact:  Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.

FRI/SAT 12-13 FEB     6:00 PM Friday through 12:00 Noon Saturday.  VASSAR Semi-Annual Meeting.  Holiday Inn Select Hotel, Koger South Conference Center, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond, VA  23235-4756.  Details, Meeting Agenda and hotel reservations on VASSAR website.  Deadline for reservations is Thursday, 28 January 2010.

SAT 20 FEB     10:00 AM.  229th Anniversary Commemoration of the Crossing of the Dan.  Wreath Laying.  Ceremony located at The Prizery Community and Arts Center, 700 Bruce Street, South Boston, VA.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

MON 22 FEB     11:00 AM.  George Washington’s Birthday Commemoration.  Gravesite visits to Revolutionary War Patriots and deceased CMM Compatriots by CMM Color Guard, joined by CMM friends at Culpeper National Cemetery; the Culpeper Masonic Cemetery; and Fairview Cemetery, Culpeper, VA.  Contact CMM Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey or Len Cowherd.    

 

MARCH 2010

SAT 13 MAR     11:00 AM-4:00 PM.  NCSSAR Battle of Guilford Courthouse Ceremony near Greensboro, NC.  Guilford Courthouse National Battlefield Annual Memorial Service and Wreath Laying, sponsored by the Nathaniel Green Chapter, NCSSAR.  Contact:  Bob Bowen.

TUE 16 MAR     1:30 PM.  President James Madison’s Birthday Celebration at Montpelier, Madison County, VA.  National Commemorative Service for VASSAR participants.  Contacts:  Gar Schulin, Francis Lay or Len Cowherd.

SAT 20 MAR     9:00 AM-12:00 PM.  Monthly Chapter Meeting at the Culpeper Best Western Inn, Culpeper, VA.  Grave Marking Ceremony for Compatriot Dominic Lay immediately following Chapter Meeting at 2:00 PM in Rapidan, VA  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

SAT 27 MAR     2:30 PM.  Historic Christ Church Grave Marking at Irvington, Lancaster County, VA.  Joint OFPA/DFPA, Richard Henry Lee Chapter VASSAR and War of 1812 in Virginia Society Commemorative Service.  Contact:  Mike Lyman. 

 

 

APRIL 2010

SAT 17 APR     11:00 AM-2:00 PM.  24TH Annual Joint Chapter Luncheon Meeting at Graves’ Mountain Lodge, Syria, VA.  Six other Piedmont and Upper Shenandoah Valley SAR Chapters will be invited to join us at this meeting.  Keynote Speaker:  Robert Bowen, VASSAR President and CMM Compatriot.   Reservation deadline:  April 9, 2010.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

SAT 24-25 APR     Culpeper Remembrance Days.  Contact:  CMM Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.

WED 28 APR     11:00 AM.  President James Monroe 252nd Birthday Commemoration and Wreath Laying Ceremony, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.  Contact:  Francis Lay.

 

MAY 2010

SAT/SUN 7-8 MAY     Time TBA.  Martin’s Station Wreath Laying.  Ewing, VA.  Contact:  Paul Bess.

SAT 15 MAY     Time TBA.  VASSAR Ceremony honoring Revolutionary Patriots.  Raphine, VA.  Contact:  CMM Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.

SAT 22 MAY     11:30-2:00 PM.  Monthly Chapter Meeting at the Inn at Kelly’s Ford (Fine Dining Room), 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington, VA  22734.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

MON 31 MAY     11:30 AM.  Memorial Day Observance honoring American Veterans.  Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, VA.  Contact:  CMM Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.   

 

JUNE 2010

SAT 12 JUN     10:30 AM-11:00 AM.  Memorial Ceremony for Original Culpeper Minute Men at the Culpeper Minute Men Obelisk, South Main Street, Culpeper, VA.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

SAT 12 JUN     11:30 AM-2:00 PM.  Monthly Chapter Meeting at the Culpeper Best Western Inn, Culpeper, VA.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

SAT-THR 26-30 JUN     Schedule TBA.    NSSAR 120th Annual Congress at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel, Cleveland, OH.  Contact:  Bob Bowen.

 

JULY 2010

SAT 4 JUL     11:15 AM.  Independence Day Observance, Activities and Parade, Culpeper, VA.  Revolutionary War Field Music at The Depot on Davis Street, 11:45 AM; Color Guard march up Davis Street to Courthouse Green and Posting of Colors.  Noon Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Courthouse Green, by Jim Bayne; Culpeper Independence Day Parade, Main Street, Culpeper, VA, 4:00 PM-4:30 PM.  Contact:  CMM Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.

SAT 17 JUL     11:00 AM-3:00 PM.  Annual CMM Chapter Picnic Meeting at Historic Buckland Farm, 6342 Pleasant Colony Lane, Warrenton, VA  20187.  Soft drinks and ice will be provided by Gar Schulin; CMM Members to bring main dishes, salad or dessert.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

 

 

 

AUGUST 2010

FRI/SAT 13-14 AUG     Atlantic Middle States District NSSAR Meeting; details will be posted on VASSAR website.  Contact:  Bob Bowen.

SAT 21 AUG     11:30 AM.  Monthly Chapter Meeting at Napoleon’s Restaurant, 67 Waterloo Street, Warrenton, VA  20186.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

 

SEPTEMBER 2010

NO CHAPTER MEETING IN SEPTEMBER.

SAT 11 SEP     8:45 AM-12:30 PM.  Bugles Across America Salute.  Remembering the Police, Fire Fighters, Armed Forces Personnel and others who lost their lives in the terrorist bombings of September 11, 2001.  Various sites in Culpeper, VA to be announced.  Contact:  Len Cowherd.    

FRI/SAT 10-11 SEP     6:00 PM Friday through 12:00 Noon Saturday.  VASSAR Semi-Annual Meeting.  Winchester, VA.  Facility Location TBA.  Details, Meeting Agenda and hotel reservations on VASSAR website.

FRI 17 SEP     12:00 PM-1:00 PM.  Constitution Day at Montpelier, VA.  Chapter-level support recommended and Compatriot participation encouraged.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

SAT 25 SEP     10:00 AM-4:30 PM.  Warrenton-Fauquier Heritage Day Parade, Main Street, Warrenton, VA.  Living History Parade begins at 10:00 AM.  Contact:  Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.

 

OCTOBER 2010

FRI/SAT/SUN 1-3 OCT     Times TBA.  Point Pleasant “Battle Days” Commemoration.   Point Pleasant, WV.  Contact:  Bob Bowen.

THR 7 OCT     Times TBA.  Kings Mountain Commemoration.  Kings Mountain, NC.  Contact:  Bob Bowen or Len Cowherd.

SAT 16 OCT     11:30 AM-2:00 PM.    Monthly Chapter Meeting (Community Awards) at the Inn at Kelly’s Ford (Fine Dining Room), 16589 Edwards Shop Road, Remington, VA  22734.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

TUE 19 OCT     All day event.  Yorktown Victory Celebration.  Yorktown, VA.  Schedule of events TBA .  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

 

NOVEMBER 2010

THU 11 NOV     12:00 NOON-1:00 PM.  Veterans Day Observance honoring American Veterans.  Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, VA.  Contact:  CMM Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.

SAT 20 NOV     11:30 AM-2:00 PM.    Monthly Chapter Meeting (Chapter Awards) at the Toliver House, 209 N Main St, Gordonsville, VA.  Contact:  Len Cowherd.

 

DECEMBER 2010

NO CHAPTER MEETING IN DECEMBER.

SAT 4 DEC     1:00 PM.   Joint S.A.R./D.A.R. Christmas Banquet hosted by the CMM Chapter.  Country Club of Culpeper, 2100 Country Club Road, Culpeper, VA  22701.  Contact:  Gar Schulin.

SUN 5 DEC     Time TBA.   Great Bridge Commemoration and wreath laying.  Contact:  Bob Bowen.

SAT 11 DEC     Time TBA.  Wreaths Across America.  “We make it our business never to forget.”  Honoring American Veterans.  Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, VA.  Contact:  CMM Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey.   

 

JANUARY 2011

SAT 8 JAN     Time TBA.  Chapter Officer and Committee Chairman Annual Planning Meeting for 2011.  Location TBA.

SAT 15 JAN  11:30-2:00 PM.  Monthly Chapter Meeting and Installation of Officers at the Culpeper Best Western Inn, Culpeper, VA.  Contact:  Gar Schulin

 

Last Updated:  30 January 2010