The Mount Vernon Chapter
  A Georgia Society - Sons of the American Revolution

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Chapter/Member Awards, Recognition and Activities
2020

Chapter & Individual Awards and Recognition
Founding Chapter President, E. Shepard Hammack
  • Distinguished Service Medal
2018 Chapter President James T. McDonald
  • Distinguished Service Medal
2019 President William N. Floyd
  • Distinguished Service Medal
2019 President William N. Floyd
  • George Washington Endowment Fund Award
2019 Chapter Vice President, Recording Secretary and Webmaster Charles R. Rann
  • Distinguished Service Medal
2019 Chaplain John Galt
  • Certificate of Appreciation
    (For coordinating Chapter Special Events.)
Peggy Galt
  • Martha Washington Medal
    (For coordinating Chapter Special Events.)
Carey Floyd
  • Lydia Darragh Medal

Chapter Activities  
Americanism Flag Streamers
  • Membership Renewal; Kettle Creek Award
Education Scouting
  • Eagle Scout Certificate: Weston Schwartz, Jason Harvey, Ty Klein, Forrest Langill and Timothy Stewart.



2019

Chapter & Individual Awards and Recognition
Shep Hammack -
Recognized by the State SAR
  • Elected State Treasurer by the attending BOM & members at the Annual GASSAR Conference.
Shep Hammack -
Recognized by the National SAR
  • 2019 - (National) Liberty Medal - Oak Leaf Cluster
    (A "First Line Signer" on 10 additional membership applications to the SAR.)
Shep Hammack -
Recognized by the National SAR
  • 2019 - (National) Certificate of Appreciation
    (Vice Chairman of the National DAR Liaison Committee 2018-2019)
Bill Floyd -
Recognized by the National SAR
  • 2019 - Silver Good Citizenship Medal
    (For notable services in behalf of our American Principles to the Community.)

Chapter Activities  
Americanism
  • Flag Certificate Recipient at State Convention
  • President Bill Floyd - Color Guard on Memorial Day at "Roswell Remembers"
  • Flag Certificate to Johnson Ferry Baptist Church on June 20th.
  • Annual Dunwoody 4th of July Parade - 2nd Place Most Patriotic
    Participants: Tom Chrisman, Randy Pollard, Dan Morgan and Chuck Rann
  • Braves 4th of July Game - Color Guard   Participant: David Wiley
Education
Rumbaugh Historical Oratory Contest
  • Athanasios Grivakis - Chapter Winner; 2nd Place State Winner
Scouts
  • Eagle Scouts - Eagle Scout Certificates to 4 Scouts from Troop 463 March 18th.
  • Eagle Scout Certificate to Cullen Matthew Doyle from Troop 623 March 24th.
  • The Eagle Court of Honor - Eagle Scout Certificates at N. Atlanta & Dunwoody High Schools April 22nd.
  • Eagle Scout Certificates at Bert Adams Scout Camp to Tony Paez & Zander Scott May 18.
  • Flag Retirement November 11th, 2019 ~ Veterans Day by Troop 463   Participant: Shep Hammack
Traveling Trunk
  • Mt. Bethel Church School on February 15, 2019
  • Cherokee Christian School on December 13, 2019



2018

Chapter & Individual Awards and Recognition
Bill Floyd and David Wiley, and John Wassell Awarded GA State Color Guard "Cockade" by GA Color Guard Commander Bill Palmer.
Tom Chrisman Awarded the SAR Liberty Award for his work with new membership into the SAR.   See Certificate & Medal
Shep Hammack - Recognized by the State SAR
  • Awarded the Silver Roger Sherman medal. (In recognition and appreciation of outstanding services rendered to a State Society.)
  • Given State Honor Guard status by State Color Guard Commander Bill Palmer. This requires participating in 100 State and/or National Color Guard Events
Chuck Rann
  • Awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster for his 2017 Roger Sherman Award (Chapter Website).
The Mount Vernon Chapter -
Certificates by the State SAR
  • Chapter Of Distinction for 2018   Image
  • Distinguished Chapter Award for 2018   Image
  • James R. Westlake Award for Best Website 2018   Image
The Mount Vernon Chapter -
Flag Streamers by the State SAR
  • Americanism Award 2018 - Distinction
  • Distinguished Chapter Award for 2018
  • Best Chapter Website 2018

Chapter Activities  
Americanism &
Color Guard
  • SAR Reenactment of Kettle Creek, Washington, GA
  • Color Guard member Randy Pollard - Participation in the Grave Marking of Patriot Maj. John Callaway near Callaway Farms Plantation in Wilkes Co., near Washington, GA.
  • Color Guard member Bill Floyd - Participation in the 'Roswell Remembers' ceremony.
  • Mount Vernon Color Guard members Tom Chrisman, Shep Hammack, Bill Floyd, Rusty Redding and Randy Pollard participation in the Dunwoody 4th of July parade.
  • Color Guard members Shep Hammack & Randy Pollard attended the Marietta Wreaths Across America ceremony. Chuck Rann attended the Canton ceremony.
  • Color Guard members Tom Chrisman, David Wiley and Shep Hammack attended the Veterans Day Ceremony at the Atlanta History Center
Education
Scouts
  • 2018 SAR Eagle Scout Academic Award to Ralph Fischer Lord of Troop 232
Traveling Trunk
  • Lake Forest Elementary School
  • Holy Innocents Episcopal School
Publicity
  • Dunwoody Crier article 6/6: Piedmont Bank Honored for Proper Flag Etiquette - See Article



2017

Chapter & Individual Awards and Recognition
Chuck Olson -
Recognized by the National SAR
  • Awarded the Robert E. Burt - Boy Scout Volunteer Award Medal  (Recognition and appreciation of notably serving to bringing Scouting to more youth. For actively promoting and expanding the use of the American Heritage, Genealogy, and Law merit badges.

Chapter Activities  
Americanism
  • SAR Reenactment of Kettle Creek, Washington, GA
Publicity
  • Dunwoody Crier article 2/20: Farmhouse Flag Display Honored by Historical Group - See Article
  • Dunwoody Crier article 6/5: Flag Certificate to Northside Hospital for Proper Flag Display - See Article



2016

Chapter & Individual Awards and Recognition
The President General's Award - Chapter of Distinction (National)
Georgia Society Membership Award (Georgia)