Wilsonville Oregon, June 14, 2018 Compatriots and Oregon SAR Color Guardsmen Bill Murray and Michael Tieman help the Boy Scouts retire the Colors. 550 old and damaged flags are retired at the Oregon Korean War Memorial in Wilsonville. Thanks for asking us to help.
Beaverton, Oregon June 2, 2018 Today was a special Chapter meeting. It was the First Annual Awards Celebration. Today we gave out 31 chapter certificates to members from 5 years to one Compatriot Arlen Clark who has been a member for 30 years. The Certificates are for their years of service to the Chapter and their Community. At 18 years each is Neil Verigan (above left) and John Krumbein.
And to our special DAR ladies who have helped us this last year, we presented them with the SAR Appreciation Medal. Sue Proud (above left) and Corey Martin (above right).
Thanks to all and I look forward to next year. Maybe a dinner?
Memorial Day, May 28, 2018 - Beaverton Veterans Memorial Park. As years in the past, the Oregon SAR Continental Color Guard participated in the Beaverton Memorial Day Celebration. We shot a musket volley to honor those who fought and died in the service of their country. From the Revolutionary War to the present. We thank those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the name of FREEDOM. Our Color Guardsmen this year were: Commander Mark Robertson and Compatriots Michael Tieman, Fred Heiserman, Riley Erwin, Bob Simpson, Bill Murray, Dean Boring, and Larry Heckethorn.
Beaverton, Oregon May 24, 2018 Today the Oregon SAR Continental Color Guard and DAR representative made a Learning Trunk presentation to three 5th Grade classes at Montclair Elementary School. The kids liked our "Show & Tell", and they could touch the things our ancestors in 1776 used in everyday life. DAR daughter is Robertha Mills and the SAR Compatriots: Teddy Mills, Fred Heiserman, Michael Tieman, Bill Murray and Commander Mark Robertson. Our thanks to the awesome teachers and kids. On June 13 we head to the Fir Grove Elementary School to hook up with three more 5th grade classes.