Welcome to the website of the Gold Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Our first meeting of the new year is Saturday, Jan 18th at Mel’s Diner, 1730 Grass Valley Highway (Highway 40) Auburn at 8:30 am.
Our speaker is our member, Al Cookman-Jones, an attorney will talk about “The Constitution”. You will not want to miss this meeting.
Dues notices have already gone out. Please return them as soon as possible to the Treasurer so that our Chapter can file and keep you on our member rolls! Every dues notice includes a postage paid envelope.
You can also pay your dues online
Wreaths Across America will be on December 14th this year at the New Auburn Cemetery.
The November 2019 Chapter Meeting will be at the Auburn Placer Library on November 16th at 9AM.
We will be electing Chapter Officers as well as honoring members of the Public Safety Community on that day.
Saturday is the June 2019 Gold Country Chapter Meeting. Our Speaker this month is Compatriot Dave Gilliard who will be giving a report on this year’s Patriot’s Day.
Fostering patriotism is one of the 10 primary missions of the Sons of the American Revolution. This month, Gold Country Chapter Vice President Mike Holmes presented Auburn mayor Cheryl Maki with an SAR Flag Certificate. The Flag Certificate is presented to individuals, companies, and government agencies that fly the United States flag for patriotic purposes.
The April 2019 Chapter Meeting is Saturday. We are back at our usual place and time at Mel’s Diner.
Our Chapter President, Tony Chakurian, will be giving an introduction to the new Patriot Records System (PRS)
The March 2019 Chapter Meeting is Saturday. This will be the Poster Contest Judging Meeting and it will not be at our usual place and time. Please come to the Placer County Board of Supervisors Boardroom at 9:00AM and help judge posters for the contest!
The Chapter Meeting for January 2019 will be this Saturday. Our speaker will be Nicholas Warr, a Vietnam vet and former Marine, who will discuss his service and a book he has written.
A reminder that Saturday the 17th is the November 2018 Chapter Meeting. Our speaker this month is Victoria Fisch, a professional Genealogist. Her talk is entitled “Secrets to Searching on Ancestry.”
Fisch is the president of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento and is the Northern California editor of the quarterly journal Western States Jewish History. She chaired Family History Day 2013 at the California State Archives and curated the exhibit, “Pioneer Jews of the Gold Rush” in 2014 at Folsom History Museum. She is also the editor of a forthcoming book on the history of the Jewish community of Santa Cruz, California.
This is also the meeting for Chapter Elections.