Sandhills Chapter SAR Public Service Awards – Pinehurst Fire Department

On March 28, 2023, Sandhills Compatriots; Mark Townsend and Mike Saulnier (Public Service Committee Chairmen), Rod Herbig, and Bruce Fensley were invited to the Pinehurst Village Council Meeting, by Pinehurst Fire Chief – Carlton Cole, to present the SAR Public Service Awards to outstanding Pinehurst Fire Department employees. (L to R) Bruce Fensley, Battalion Chief [...]

250th Birthday Celebration of The Alston House

On March 25, 2023, The Sandhills SAR Chapter Color Guard joined with the Daughters of the Alfred Moore DAR Chapter and members of the Alston House Association to participate in the 250th Birthday Celebration held at The Alston House (House In The Horseshoe) in Sanford, NC. Color Guard Members (L to R). Rod Herbig, Bill [...]

March 2023 Sandhills Chapter Meeting

The March meeting speaker was Union Pines JROTC Program – Naval Cadet LCDR McKylee Wilkerson. Cadet Wilkerson gave an excellent PowerPoint presentation to inform our Compatriots about the Union Pines JROTC Program; Objectives, Goals, Awards, and unit accomplishments. Cadet Wilkerson has received an appointment to West Point, for the fall of 2023. Sandhills Chapter Vice [...]

Sandhills Chapter SAR Public Service Award – Southern Pines Law Enforcement

On March 15, 2023- Sandhills Chapter Vice President and Public Service Committee Co-Chairman Mike Saulnier and Compatriot Rod Herbig attended a Law Enforcement Awards Ceremony at the Southern Pines Police Station. Patrolman Wessman was presented with the SAR Law Enforcement Medal and Certificate. Officer Wessman is being recognized for being a proactive officer, who has [...]

The 241st Anniversary of the Guilford Courthouse Battle

Sandhills Chapter Compatriots; Victor Burns, Bruce Fensley, Steve Gent, Jack Laflin, and Bill Loeser attended the 241st Anniversary Ceremony of the Guilford Courthouse Battle in Greensboro, NC to present a Memorial Wreath and participate in the National Color Guard Unit.

America250: The People of North Carolina in the American Revolution

Please see this announcement from our Sandhills Chapter Genealogist, Victor Burns, about a North Carolina Genealogy Event on May 20th, being held at the NC State Archives in Raleigh, by the North Carolina Genealogy Society. As you can see, This event will focus on “the People of North Carolina in the American Revolution. It should be […]

April 18th, 2023 Chapter Meeting Updates

If you weren’t able to attend the Chapter Meeting Last Night here is a list of the upcoming SAR Events. A suggestion was made to send the list out to all our Compatriots. See Below. Also, If you are still interested in obtaining a 2026 SAR Congress Commemorative Medal set for $23.00, Please let me […]