Members of the Mahoning Valley Chapter Sons of the American Revolution gathered on December 9th for their Holiday Luncheon at the Youngstown Country Club. Joining the Chapter for this special event were representatives of the Ohio Society SAR (OHSSAR). State Genealogist Timothy Ward and Eastern District Chairman Larry Perkins were given a warm welcome by Chapter President Phil Bracy.
The keynote speaker for the program was Douglas P. Angeloni, retired teacher, historian, amateur archaeologist and Trustee with the “Friends of Fort Lauren’s Foundation”. Mr. Angeloni presented the story of Fort Lauren’s, the only Revolutionary War Fort in Ohio.
Chapter Secretary Scott Davis was invited to the podium to make the presentation of a Flag Award to the Youngstown Country Club, which was accepted by Mr. William Motsinger, President of the Club.
In support of the OHSSAR, the Mahoning Valley Chapter purchased ten state society challenge coins; six of the coins will be offered for sale to the membership and four were used as award presentations.
Mahoning Valley Chapter President Phil Bracy administered the SAR Oath to the chapter’s newest member, J.D. Williams, and recognized transfer-member, Dr. Clark White Jr.