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

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Chapter/Member Awards, Recognition and Activities
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)

Chapter Activities:  
Americanism
  • Flag Certificate -
Education
  • Eagle Scouts - 2018 SAR Eagle Scout Academic Award to Ralph Fischer Lord of Troop 232 in February.
  • Eagle Scouts - Eagle Scout Certificates to 4 Scouts from Troop 463 in March.
  • Eagle Scouts - Eagle Scout Certificates to Cullen Matthew Doyle from Troop 623 in March.
  • Eagle Scouts - Eagle Scout Certificates at N. Atlanta & Dunwoody High Schools in April.
  • Traveling Trunk at Mt. Bethel Church School on February 15, 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
  • Traveling Trunk at Lake Forest Elementary School
  • Traveling Trunk at 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)