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Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., Chapter

Minutes of the
July 14, 2000, Meeting

The July 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 14, 2000. The meeting was called to order by Vice President John Bayles at 12:00 p.m. Following the Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance, and SAR Pledge, members and guests adjourned to the buffet for lunch. Eight Compatriots were present: John Bayles, Alan D. Buckley, Frank Budroe, Joe Coffman, O. B. Dutton, Robert Nedry, Ronald Risley, and Jay C. Wood. Three guests present were: Krista Cordell, Alicia Elliott, and Rosemarie Risley.

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

First, Krista Cordell and Compatriot Budroe presented information on the lives of the Signers of the U.S. Declaration of Independence, many of whom suffered because of their brave resistance to British tyranny.

Next, Compatriot Wood shared his recorded remarks delivered to the graduating class of Las Colinas School.

Finally, Compatriot Risley reported on the valedictory of Gen. Anthony Zuni, USMC, summarizing the important influences on his generation's military service and commenting on our country's current state of military readiness.

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 2:15 p.m. Our next meeting will be held on August 11, 2000, in the Bard Mansion Library.

Respectfully submitted, Alan D. Buckley, Chapter Secretary.