National Officers Attend Ohio Society SAR State Conference
Two National Society Sons of the American Revolution officers were honored guests at the 128th Annual State Conference of the Ohio Society Sons of the American Revolution in Blue Ash, Ohio. The three-day event, hosted by Ohio Society State President Col. (Ret) Donald C. McGraw, was held May 5-7, 2017.
Central District Vice President General Thomas L. Payne delivered greetings from National Society President General J. Michael Tomme, at the Saturday evening Awards Banquet, and administered the oath of office to Ohio Society’s newly elected officers on Sunday morning at the conclusion of the event. Payne, and his wife Caroline, travelled from Owensboro, Kentucky to attend. The Central District includes the state societies of Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, and Indiana.
National Society Secretary General Larry T. Guzy, with his wife Karin, made the long journey from Marietta, Georgia to deliver the keynote address at the Saturday evening banquet. Guzy is candidate for the National Society President General’s office 2017-2018. As Secretary General, he maintains the official records of the activities of the Executive Committee, Trustees, and national SAR Congresses; coordinates with the SAR Headquarters’ staff on compiling the officer and committee reports for distribution at meetings; and oversees the notices for scheduled meetings along with meeting registrations.