Northwest Territory Chapter Celebrates Silver Anniversary
On Saturday, April 18th, the Northwest Territory Chapter celebrated the 25th anniversary of its charter as an Ohio Society SAR chapter. The gathering was held at the Bryan Eagles Dining Hall in Bryan, Ohio. Hosted by NWT Chapter President Rodney France, the program was emceed by chapter Secretary David Lupien. After a presentation of the Captain Howard Miller Memorial Flag Collection by Paul M. Wilke, the chapter presented awards to members, and held its election of officers for 2015-2016.
Representing the Ohio Society at the meeting were: Past-President John H. Franklin, Jr. and his wife Betty; Past-President Paul M. Wilke, his wife Valerie, and his granddaughter Anna Insprucker; and state 1st Vice-President James D. Schaffer.
A dual-program was held by the Charles E. Arnold Squadron 284 of the Sons of the American Legion, during which awards were presented and WWII veterans honored.