Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Georgia Day is Proclaimed for Feb 12, 2011

Georgia House of Representatives

I was invited as Vice President of the Button Gwinnett Chapter Sons of the American Revolution to attend the reading of Resolution 27, sponsored by state representative from Columbus Georgia, Richard Smith, proclaiming February 12, 2011 as Georgia Day. Also in observance of the American Revolutionary War battle at Kettle Creek in Washington, Georgia that took place on Feb 14, 1779.

After attending the reading of the resolution on the floor of the house of Representatives, several members of the Button Gwinnett Chapter (Compatriot Terry Manning, Bruce Maney and Michael Henderson also featured in photo is Jack Ferguson(L), Mike Tomme, President Georgia Society SAR(R) posed for a photo with the resolution sponsor from the Daughters of the American Revolution DAR -- Mrs. Biddy Hammett (center) in Rep. Smith's office.

State Representative Richard Smith
is to my left

Afterwards, we all gathered in the Office of the Governor of Georgia -Nathan Deal for yet another photo.

Members of various chapters of both SAR and DAR
gathered for a photo with
Governor Nathan Deal

The Button Gwinnett Chapter also received a copy of Resolution 27 for its archives and for having two members of our chapter listed as honoree in documents -- Compatriot Terry Manning and Walker Chewning. I was honored to take back a copy to present to our chapter members and historian at our.
(L/R)Compatriot Bruce Maney,Georgia Society State
Historian, Compatriot Michael Henderson
Vice-President of Button Gwinnett Chapter SAR and
Compatriot Terry Manning, Past President Georgia
Society SAR and one of the Honorees
mentioned in document

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