The April meeting was the Graves MT Multi-chapter meeting. Sixty plus people attended the meeting. If you did not attend, you missed a good time with fellow Compatriots.
Our May meeting will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Poncho Villa Mexican restaurant, located at 891 Willis Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701. This is located on the south side of Culpeper next to the Best Western Hotel. Gather at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 start meeting. Everyone will order off the menu and receive a separate bill. Speaker is Charles Jameson.
The June meeting has been moved to the second Saturday of the month June 10th, we will meet at the DAR monument located by Yowell Meadow Park at 10:00 am. Hold a ceremony honoring the CMM Battalion, and then move to Luigi’s Italian restaurant at 11:00. Cost is $25.00 per person. Speaker is Lon Lacey.
Congratulations to Historian/Compatriot Charles Clifton Jameson on being awarded the honorary title of Culpeper Colonel. He was given the honor by the County of Culpeper for his work and volunteering in the community. This is the second member of CMM VASSAR to be given the title. George Washington Bryson, Jr. received his several years ago.
Hebron Lutheran Church located at 899 Blankenbaker Road, Madison, Virginia will celebrate its 300th anniversary on 30 April 2017. Church service will start at 11:00 a.m. The CMM guardsman will man a table to answer questions about SAR. Pamphlets and other information will be available.
I regret to inform CMM Compatriots about the passing of Past Vice President John Amos Eden on April 13, 2017. He was 96 years old. Compatriot Eden was a World War II vet, an ambulance driver and medic for three years in the European Theatre.
Compatriot Bob Bowen has published a book titled "My Life and Lens"
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