The Richard H Stewart Jr Post 543 of the American Legion and the Boy Scouts of America Troop 238 are holding their 17th annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at at the BBT flagpole, corner of Moore and Howe streets in Southport, NC.
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 Retired Lieutenant Colonel Bill Morgan. Bill is a two-tour combat officer who served in Vietnam.
Submitted by Dave Holly
The Richard H Steward Jr. Post
543 American Legion Southport Chapter
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 5:19 AM
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Sandi Winstead, Constitution Week Chair presenting a certificate to the 4th graders at Wacaamaw Elementary School on Tuesday, June 10th, at their award ceremony. The certificate was presented to Wacaamaw for "their exceptional Patriotic Spirit shown during Constitution Week September 17-23, 2013." Mrs. Beverly Marlowe, Principal, accepts the award from Ms. Winstead.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 5:59 PM
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
L to R: Carol Jutte, Martha Koletar , Pat Gooding, Jackie Craft, Nora Hickam and picture taker, Betsy Pessetto
|Brunswick Town Chapter Regent Jackie Craft giving her report at the District IX meeting|
|Linda Rivenbark, former District IX Director presented State Regent Peggy Trosell with the number 9 for District IX.|
The North Carolina Society Daughters of the American Revolution held their last District IX Annual Meeting on June 4, 2014. The Richard Dobbs Spraight chapter hosted the meeting, and State Regent Peggy Troxell was in attendance. The District IX Director was Linda Rivenbark, The Vice-Director was Barbara Lewis and the Secretary-Treasurer was Teresa Ward. The new officers were installed by NC State Chaplain, Pat Hance. They are Barbara Lewis, District VII Director, member of the Rockfish Chapter, Wallace, NC; Lisa Pomeranz, Vice-Director, member of the Brunswick Town chapter, Southport, NC; Eleanor Getz, secretary, member of the Liberty Point chapter, Fayetteville, NC and Meg Smith, treasurer, member of the Stamp Defiance Chapter, Wilmington, NC
|Thank you members of the DAR Richard Dobbs |
Spraight DAR Chapter for hosting the District IX Meeting in New Bern at the First Presbyterian Church.
Posted by Southport, North Carolina at 8:09 AM