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Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., Chapter

Minutes of the
March 10, 2000, Meeting

The March 2000 meeting of the General George S. Patton, Jr., Chapter of the CASSAR was held in the Library of the Berylwood Officers Club on Friday, March 10, 2000. The meeting was called to order by President Hale Hamilton at 12:15 p.m. Following the Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, and SAR Pledge, members and guests adjourned to the buffet for lunch. Seven Compatriots were present: President Hale Hamilton, John Bayles, Alan D. Buckley, Tom Miller, Robert Nedry, Ronald Risley, and Jay C. Wood. Three guests present were: Compatriot-elect Danny Allen Barsch, Debra Doty and her husband, Mark, Eileen DeBrun, Miss Rose Lindgren, Miss Jennifer Christine Giboney, and Rosemarie Risley.

Following lunch, President Hamilton reconvened the meeting at 1:00 p.m. and proceeded immediately into the program.

First, Miss Rose Lindgren, Patton Chapter Entrant in the Joseph S. rumbaugh Oration Constest, gave her original oration entitled, "They Called Her Wahatchee." Miss Lindgren's oration was judged by a panel of three Compatriots (Risley, Wood, Buckley), who gave her a score of 91 (out of 100). Miss Lindgren will now represent the Patton Chapter in competition before the State Society.

Next, Miss Jennifer Christine Giboney, Patton Chapter Entrant in the George and Stella Knight Essay Contest, read her essay.

Finally, Compatriots and guests viewed a videotaped recording of the recent Massing of the Colors in Honor of President George Washington's birthday, conducted at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetary, Burbank, February 20, 2000.

Following the program, the minutes of the January 2000 meeting were submitted and approved as distributed and perfected.

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After the SAR Recessional and Benediction, the meeting was adjourned at 2:00 p.m. Our next meeting will be held on April 14, 2000, in the Bard Mansion Library.

Respectfully submitted, Alan D. Buckley, Chapter Secretary.