Saturday, June 15, 2013
The Richard H. Stewart, Jr. Post 543 of the American Legion and the Boy Scouts of America Troop 238 are holding their 16th annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, July 3 at the BB&T bank flagpole located at the corner of Moore and Howe streets in down- town Southport. Many of you have given flags to be retired. As most of you know, the flag is burned in order to "retire" it, but did you know the proper protocol and meaning of each step? This year's guest speaker for the brief ceremony is First Sergeant Jim Carr. Sgt. Carr is a 21 year military veteran with service in Germany, Ethiopia, and Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Submitted by Ann Newton, (910) 398-3986.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 5:48 AM
A talk titled "We Hold These Truths: the Meaning of the Declaration of
Independence" will be presented on July 1, 7:00 - 8:00 pm at the St. James
Community Center. This talk features professional narration of the
Declaration of Independence, along with illustrations from the National
Archives of events leading up to the writing and adoption of the
Declaration. It will explain the reasons which caused our Founders to
declare their separation from Great Britain, and how those reasons still
apply to America today. It will mention the three signers of the Declaration
of Independence from North Carolina, and what became of them after signing
the Document. Come learn about this historic event which created the United
States of America.
posted by Dick Powell
Car pooling is suggested.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 5:35 AM
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution held the District IX Meeting on June 4, 2013 at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church in Kinston, NC. The Moseley-Bright Chapter hosted the luncheon/meeting. Linda Rivenbark is the District IX Director.
|Linda Rivenbark, District IX Director|
|Three generations: Mother: Amanda Boyette, regent from the Joseph Montfort DAR chapter, baby Hannah Boyette, 3 months old, and grandmother Judy Cox. from the Joseph Montfort chapter|
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 10:51 AM
The Cape Fear Revolutionary War Round Table will meet at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 19th, at the Southport Community Center, 223 E. Bay St.
John Hair will present a program tracing the significance and history of " The House in the Horseshoe." Hairr is an often published historian and scholar of the Revolutionary period. Members are admitted free. Memberships are $25 per year; $5 for nonmembers to attend.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 10:39 AM