Respectful US Flag Retirement Program

Respectful US Flag Retirement Program Sandhills SAR Chapter Compatriot, Army MAJ (Ret.) Charles (Chuck) Spelman of Seven Lakes, NC, designed and built two containers (Pictured Below) for the Public to use to retire weather worn US Flags. Chuck is also the Chairman of the Sandhills Chapter Veterans Recognition Committee. One these containers was placed in [...]

Wreaths Across America

The Temperance S. Alston DAR Chapter has asked the Sandhills SAR Chapter to become a Co-Sponsor for the Wreaths Across America program here in Moore County.   Wreaths Across America -  The Story Wreaths Across America was founded by Morrill Worcester of Harrington, Maine. When he was a 12 year old paperboy, he won a [...]

Vietnam Veterans Field of Honor Ceremony

Sunday November 7th, Vietnam Veterans Field of Honor Ceremony Members of the Sandhills SAR Chapter participated in The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 966 (Moore County) Sponsored the Annual - Field Of Honor- Veterans Day Ceremony, at the West End Fire Dept. Chapter 966 of the Vietnam Veterans of America created a Field of Honor [...]

Sandhills MOAA Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony

Members of the Sandhills Chapter attended the Sandhills MOAA Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony at the Community Presbyterian Church in Pinehurst. Our Union Pines JROTC Unit did an impressive presentation of the Color for the Ceremony. Rev. Rod Stone opened the ceremony with his Invocation, followed by Boy Scout Alexander Goss led the assembly with the [...]

MOAA Veteran’s Day Ceremony

The Sandhills Chapter of the MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) will be holding a Veteran’s Day Memorial Ceremony on Thursday Nov. 11, at 11:00 AM at the Community Presbyterian Church on 125 Everett Rd, in Pinehurst. The Presentation of the Colors will be done by the Pinecrest High School JROTC Color Guard. The event […]

Sandhills SAR Chapter Veterans Day Observations

Sandhills SAR Chapter Veterans Day Observations Saturday Nov. 6th. Veterans Memorial Park, Carthage, NC Members of the Sandhills SAR Chapter participated in the Veterans Memorial Ceremony by placing a Memorial wreath and displaying the Chapter SAR Flag. A big Thank You to Sandhills SAR Compatriot - Tommy Bolton Jr. for his generous donation to purchase [...]

November 16th Chapter Meeting

Our November Chapter Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 16th, 6:00 PM at the Pinehurst Village Chapel Hall.  Due to the construction at the Village Chapel, please park in the municipal lot behind the chapel. As part of our Veterans Day Observances, our guest speaker will be Michael Dorman, Executive Director of the Military Missions in […]

Union Pines High School JROTC Cadet Marco Nunez awarded the 2021 SAR JROTC Outstanding Cadet Award

Union Pines High School JROTC Cadet Marco Nunez awarded the 2021 SAR JROTC Outstanding Cadet Award On September 15, 2021, Members of the Sandhills SAR Chapter visited an assembly of the Union Pines High School Navy JROTC Unit to award the SAR JROTC 2021 Outstanding Cadet award to Cadet Marco Nunez. The JROTC Unit was [...]

Barney Clapp – Revolutionary War Patriot Grave Marking

Barney Clapp – Revolutionary War Patriot Grave Marking. On October 23, 2021, Compatriots from the Sandhills SAR Chapter joined compatriots from other chapters of the North Carolina SAR Society, to present a Memorial Wreath and participated in the Piedmont Color Guard Ceremony for the Guilford Battle DAR Chapter Grave Marking Ceremony for Revolutionary War Patriot [...]

Moore County Veterans Park Ceremony – Saturday 11-6 – 11:00 AM

Please plan to attend the Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony at the Veterans Park in Carthage. Saturday November 6th, 11:00 AM. It will be great to have good SAR Representation from our Sandhills chapter. The Sandhills SAR Chapter will be presenting a Wreath to Honor and Remember all of our American Veterans. Sincere thanks to Sandhills [...]

Chapter Meeting – Oct. 19th

Fellow Sandhills Compatriots, We will be holding our next Chapter Meeting on Tuesday October 19th at 6:00 PM at the Pinehurst Village Chapel Hall. The speaker for this Business meeting is President of the Marquis de LaFayette SAR Chapter, Rod Mullen. Rod will presentation will be "Funding the American Revolution". This should be a very [...]

Shaw House Heritage Fair

On October 9th, Compatriots from The Sandhills SAR Chapter were invited to attend The 13th Shaw House Heritage Fair, sponsored by the Moore County Historical Association. We had the pleasure of meeting many fine folks that stopped by to ask questions about the Sons of the American Revolution and to discuss the Revolutionary War events [...]

Welcome Compatriot Entwistle

Fellow Sandhills Compatriots, We learned today that the SAR Application for James M. Entwistle of Rockingham, NC was Approved on October 10, 2021. The Entwistle family's Revolutionary War Patriot is Walter Leake. Compatriot James M. Entwistle Congratulations and Welcome to the Sandhills SAR Chapter! Also, The SAR Application for Sandhills Associate member, Stephen Gent of [...]

Old North State Newsletter

Sandhills Compatriots, Please see the latest News from the State Society Secretary, Bob Sigmon, that contains the link to the Fall Edition of the Old North State Newsletter from the North Carolina SAR State Society. http://ncssar.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Oct21.issue_.pages.all_.pdf Breaking News: This newsletter contains the announcement from the National SAR Society regarding the decision (Fall Leadership Conference) that [...]

Sandhills Chapter 1st year Charter Anniversary Dinner

Fellow Sandhills Chapter Compatriots, I wanted to share some highlights and pictures from our Sandhills Chapter 1st year Charter Anniversary Dinner last Tuesday. This was a very enjoyable and interesting evening for us all. We proudly inducted and welcomed three new SAR Compatriots into our chapter. We are so happy to see all the SAR [...]

13th Shaw House Heritage Fair – Saturday October 9th

On Saturday, October 9th, our Sandhills SAR Chapter will attend this historic and patriotic event at the 13th Shaw House Heritage Fair in Southern Pines. See the Announcement below. This will be a great opportunity for us to meet, interact with the public, and inform them about the principles, mission, and goals of the SAR. [...]

Sandhills Chapter Compatriot Rod Herbig conducts US Flag Etiquette Class

On September 28th 2021, Sandhills SAR Chapter Compatriot and Chapter Vice President Rod Herbig conducted a US Flag Etiquette class at the Yates-Thagard Baptist Church in Carthage, NC with 30 Children of the Christian Home Educators of Moore County. Compatriot Herbig presented the origin and history of the US Flag, its evolution during the Revolutionary [...]

2022 Annual SAR Dues Season

October 1st marks the beginning of our 2022 annual SAR dues season. We will be sending out the 2022 dues notices to all our Sandhills Compatriots. Please help us expedite this process by promptly returning your completed 2022 dues forms with your check. Your annual dues and chapter contributions help us fund our area SAR […]

Sandhills SAR Chapter – First Anniversary Dinner

Sandhills SAR Chapter First Anniversary Dinner September 21nd, 2021 Pine Crest Inn 50 Dogwood Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 910-295-6121 We are pleased to invite you to the First Anniversary Dinner for the Sandhills Chapter. We expect another special evening. Please feel free to bring your spouse/guest. Included are the meal selections and evening details. If […]

House in the Horseshoe SAR Event

Fellow Sandhills Compatriots, Our Sandhills Chapter SAR, led by Secretary Mike Fusselbaugh, completed a very successful first NCSSAR (In-Person and Virtual) event at the 240th Anniversary of House in the Horseshoe Battle at the Alston House on August 7th. I want to thank Mike for his outstanding job of extensive planning and executing our program [...]

Sandhills SAR Chapter Continues to Grow!

Good Morning Compatriots, Sandhills SAR Chapter Continues to Grow. Today we learned that the SAR application for Victor Burns of Carthage, NC, has been approved! Congratulations Compatriot Burns! Victor’s family Revolutionary War Patriot is Nathan Alexander Stedman III. Patriot Stedman was born and lived in Ashford of Windham County, CT. He enlisted in the Continental […]

July Chapter Meeting

Fellow Compatriots, Sandhills SAR Chapter continues to grow. At our July 20th Chapter meeting, we conducted a SAR Induction Ceremony for Sandhills Compatriot Hayden Fogle of Aberdeen, NC. Hayden is currently serving on active duty in the USAF. Hayden's family Revolutionary War Patriot is Pvt. John Miller who served in the Maryland Militia. Please welcome [...]

Sandhills SAR Chapter SAR Induction for Hayden Fogle

Fellow Compatriots, Sandhills SAR Chapter continues to grow. At our July 20th Chapter meeting, we conducted a SAR Induction Ceremony for Sandhills Compatriot Hayden Fogle of Aberdeen, NC. Hayden is currently serving on active duty in the USAF. Hayden's family Revolutionary War Patriot is Pvt. John Miller who served in the Maryland Militia. Please welcome [...]

House in the Horseshoe – Sandhills Volunteers Needed

Sandhills Compatriots and Associates, The House in the Horseshoe Ceremony is quickly approaching and it looks like we will need the involvement of many chapter members to pull this off. As you know, the HIH ceremony is a “state” event for the SAR that was previously handled by the Le Marquis de Lafayette Chapter. Since [...]

Sandhills SAR Chapter continues to Grow!

Fellow SandHills SAR Chapter Compatriots, Sandhills SAR Chapter continues to Grow! It’s my pleasure to inform Philip Mosley and Logan Wall that their SAR membership applications were approved on July 2nd, by the NSSAR!. Please offer your congratulations to them when you see them. Also, Sandhills Chapter Associate, James Entwistle’s SAR application has been received […]

247th Anniversary of Fairfax Resolves

The Fairfax Resolves Chapter of the Virginia Society, SAR cordially Invites You to Participate in the 247th Anniversary of the adoption of the Fairfax Resolves including remote Color Guard participation and wreath presentations via Zoom. The ceremony will take place at historic Pohick Church (9301 Richmond Hwy, Lorton VA 22079) on Saturday, July 17 at […]

June 2021 Dinner Meeting

Fellow Sandhills Compatriots, The Sandhills SAR Chapter held our June Dinner Meeting at the Pine Crest Inn on June 22nd. (Please see the attached pictures) Our June dinner was very well attended with DAR representatives from 3 DAR Chapters. DAR Chapters Represented; General Henry William Harrington Chapter - Rockingham, The Alfred Moore Chapter (Southern Pines), [...]