Memorial Day in Montrose

Just a reminder. The citizens of Montrose are working hard to make theMemorial Day, American Revolutionary War Veteran Cato Meed, gravere-dedication an important salute to all veterans and others who havehelped make America great. Hope that many of you might join with the IowaSons of the American Revolution, NSSAR President General Bruce Wilcox andother dignitaries from around the country for this special event. Questions? Mike [...]

Join me at the Rock

I’m passing along this invitation to the 10th Anniversary of the painting of the Rock. Please visit the following links for more information. Also, if possible, please let me know if you plan to attend. 10 Years at the Rock Bubbaz Website Thank you, Scott Rowley 515-225-4703Central Iowa Chapter PresidentIASSAR [...]

Ladies Auxiliary Meeting Minutes

MAY 3, 2008 The Ladies Auxiliary of the Iowa Society of the Sons of the American Revolution met on May 3, 2008, at the Ames Library, Ames, Iowa. The ladies participated in the opening ceremony of the IASSAR and then adjourned to the Ladies Auxiliary meeting. The welcome and Pledge to the National Ladies Auxiliary of the Sons of the American Revolution was read. The minutes of October 2007 were distributed and approved with no changes. The report on funds was given and a formal complete report will be in October 2008. The election of officers was tabled. Information on the Iowa Veterans Cemetery was presented and discussed. All were encouraged to contribute items to the Veterans Hospital for the female patients’ needs. The Patriot Program DVD and the 2008 NSSAR Annual Congress in Sacramento, CA, was discussed. The Recessional was read before the ladies returned to the closing activities of the IASSAR meeting. Submitted by Ann Laurence-ScarpinoTHE NATIONAL LADIES AUXILIARY SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONsupports the mission of the National Society SAR. Membership in the Ladies Auxiliary is open to the wives, mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, nieces and other women relatives of members of the Sons of the American [...]

Presidents Update #2

In my last update (May 25th, 2007) I told you I hoped to have animprovement in the communication of all areas of our organization. Part ofthat promise falls on me to update you from time to time. First things first.  There is a IASSAR board meeting on Saturday, June16th, 2007 from 12:00-3:00PM.  The location is the Central Library(downtown), 1000 Grand Ave., in Des Moines, Iowa.  I hope to have thislocation on our website calendar so that you might use the map and drivingdirection features there to plan your trip.  However I think our Webmastermight be doing his 2 weeks reserve duty so you might be on your own. Just a comment on board meetings.  All are welcome.  However having saidthat, unless you are the type of person that loves meetings (I’m not) feelfree to just stop in get a feel for what goes on, introduce yourself,decide if you have something that you would like to help with or improve orhave the board discuss and then get on to more entertaining pursuits. Now back to the updates in reverse order from most current, back to May25th. It is said that one of George Washington’s first orders of business at thestart of [...]

Presidents Update #12

Having just completed one year as President of the IASSAR I can look back and see both progress and barriers to progress.  I am very proud of those who have contributed in ways both large and small to make the IASSAR a stronger and more active society. I am most encouraged by the plans of the Compatriots who have taken on the task of trying to make the activities of the Central Iowa Chapter something you will not want to miss. Listed below are some of the activities of the President and others. March 2008 23rd Received note from Compatriot Richard Martin 23rd Tried to check out where the dues checks for John and Joseph Watts went. 23rd Sent Montrose Iowa event info to IL SAR contact. 24th More member changes to National. 24th Member Ewold address change to Iowa Patriot Editor. 24th Additional member update to National. 24th President’s Update #11 sent to IASSAR members with e-mail. 24th Sent copy of member Induction to Editor. 27th Made member updates on National database. 27th sent 2 more member renewal checks and deposits to treasurer. 29th Discussions with Montrose, Iowa resident on Memorial Day event. 30th Webmaster mention additional sign up [...]

Notice of IASSAR Meeting – TODAY!

You are cordially invited to join with your compatriots of the IASSAR May 3, 20081:30 PMAmes Public Library515 Douglas AveAmes, Iowa 50010 Induction of New MembersAnniversary awards for members 5, 10, 15, 20, 25Election of New officers for re-charged Central Iowa ChapterPlans for coming events and… Most importantly YOU! Questions?Mike RowleyPresident and acting [...]

Ladies Auxiliary of IASSAR

Compatriots and Ladies, The Ladies Auxiliary of IASSAR will meet for official  organization and election of officers on May 3, 2008, at 1:30 pm, at the Ames Public Library, Ames, IA. Ladies will participate in the opening ceremony of the IASSAR before  gathering for the Ladies Auxiliary Meeting. The program will include  information about “Iowa’s Arlington,” the Veteran’s Cemetery being constructed  near Van Meter, and other items of interest. We look forward to seeing members and meeting others who are interested in  joining the Ladies Auxiliary. For questions or information, please contact: Ann Laurence-ScarpinoPhone: 515-537-5537Email:  [...]
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