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Gen. George S. Patton, Jr., Chapter

Minutes of the 14 May 2010 Meeting

The regular monthly luncheon meeting of the General George S. Patton, Jr., Chapter SAR was held Friday, 14 May 2010, in the Garden Room of Marie Callender’s Restaurant, 1295 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura, CA. The meeting was called to order by Vice President Bill Hurley. The Invocation was given by Chaplain Gary Smith, followed by the Pledge to the Flag and the Pledge to the SAR.

In attendance were eighteen Compatriots: President Robert Taylor, Vice President Bill Hurley, Secretary Gil Anema, Treasurer Bill Bays, Registrar George Horne, Genealogist Eric Stassforth, Historian Hale Hamilton, Chaplain Gary Smith, Past Presidents Ward White, Steve Hurst and Ron Risley, Dr. Garland Middleton, Richard Manzer, Dr. Bob Colbern, Dan Sword, Frank Budroe, Dick Hawley and Gene Cooper. The eleven guests included George Abrahms, Garrett Colbern (Compatriot Colbern’s grandson), Vicki Schmaeman, prospective member Jim Wyly and Compatriots’ wives Mrs. Shirley Hamilton, Mrs. Bernie Smith, Mrs. Rosalee Middleton, Mrs. Rosemarie Risley, Mrs. Willie Budroe, Mrs. Carol Cooper and Mrs. Elaine Colbern.


Old Business:

New Business:

Program: “Rev. Samuel Kirkland: Missionary-Patriot-Diplomat-Idealist” presented by Compatriot Gil Anema.
Next Meeting: Friday, 11 June 2010 – Compatriot Steve Hurst, CASSAR VP South presenting “George Washington & Dale Carnegie.”

Closing: The meeting was adjourned following the SAR recessional and the benediction by Chaplain Gary Smith.

Respectfully submitted by,
Gil Anema, Chapter Secretary.