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Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., Chapter

Minutes of the
June 9, 2000, Meeting

The June 2000 meeting of the General George S. Patton, Jr., Chapter of the CSSAR was held in the Library of the Berylwood Officers Club on Friday, June 9, 2000. The meeting was called to order by President Hale Hamilton at 12:00 p.m. Following the Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, and SAR Pledge, members and guests adjourned to the buffet for lunch. Nine Compatriots were present: President Hale Hamilton, John Bayles, Alan D. Buckley, Frank Budroe, Joe Coffman, Richard Hawley, Tom Miller, Robert Nedry, and Jay C. Wood. Six guests present were: Willette Budroe, Krista Cordell, Sarah H. Delgado, Hannah and Ken Todd, and Douglas Nedry.

Following lunch, President Hamilton reconvened the meeting at 12:52 p.m. and proceeded immediately into the program.

First, Compatriot Budroe shared with the Chapter his remarks delivered at the 29th Annual Memorial Day Service, Ivy Lawn Memorial Park, Ventura.

Next, President Hamilton reported on his recent trip to Mississippi and delivered a presentation on the contributions of Bernardo de Galvez and the Spanish to the American War for Independence. In recognition of his ancestors' contributions to the American struggle against England, King Juan Carlos was recently awarded membership in the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.

Following the program, the Chapter conducted its Business Meeting.

Committee Reports

Old Business New Business After the SAR Recessional and Benediction, the meeting was adjourned at 1:45 p.m. Our next meeting will be held on July 14, 2000, in the Bard Mansion Library.

Respectfully submitted, Alan D. Buckley, Chapter Secretary.