Norfolk Chapter SAR President Ken Hawkins presents Mr. John Millar, owner of Williamsburg’s Newport B&B, the Good Citizenship Certificate and Medal.
Members of various SAR Societies participate in the Presentation of Wreaths
Norfolk SAR President Kenneth Hawkins, presents Phillip Hamilton with a certificate of appreciation
NSSAR/VASSAR Color Guard prepares for the Parading of the Colors
DAR/CAR/SAR Wreath Presentation
DAR/SAR Wreath Presentation
Caroline Phillips shows off her medal
Kenneth Hawkins, Ed.D, President, Norfolk SAR and Donna Crisp, RADAM, USN (Ret.), Regent, Great Bridge NSDAR welcomes Compatriots and guests
Emily Elston, President, VSCAR, delivers greetings from the Virginia Society Children of the American Revolution
The Honorable Rick West, Mayor of Chesapeake, presents the Proclamation of the City
Michael Elston, President, Virginia SAR, delivers greetings from the Virginia Society SAR
President Kenneth Hawkins presents Caroline Phillips, The Battle of Great Bridge medal, SAR for Sustained Outstanding Service
Phillip Hamilton, PhD., Author and Professor of History at Christopher Newport University, delivers the Keynote Address, "From Rebellion to Revolution: Great Bridge and It's Momentous Consequences"
General Larry T. Guzy, President, delivers his message from NSSAR.
VASSAR 2nd VP Tom Whetstone, Great Bridge DAR Regent Donna Crisp, Norfolk Chapter SAR President Kenneth Hawkins and the Mayor of Chesapeake Rick West
President Ken Hawkins presenting the Silver Good Citizenship Medal to Alan Krasnoff, the out going mayor of Chesapeake, for all of his support of the projects and celebrations of the Battle of Great Bridge Commemoration.
VASSAR Honor Guard presents the colors at the beginning of the game.
Compatriot Tom Grund and family enjoying the game at the 7th inning stretch.
The Norfolk Chapter SAR was well represented at the ground breaking ceremony of the Great Bridge Battlefield and Waterways Museum and Visitors Center, l to r- Chancellor Carter Furr, Compatriot Robert Hitchings, President Ken Hawkins and VASSAR 2nd Vice President Tom Whetstone
President Hawkins presents Guest Speaker John Millar with a Certificate of Appreciation
Norfolk Chapter's newest member, Jeff Wilkerson is sworn in by President Hawkins.
Treasurer Mike O'Shea receives the Military Service Award and medal from President Hawkins
Past President Maury Weeks is presented the Distinguished Service certificate and medal from President Hawkins.
Members of the Norfolk Chapter attending the ceremony
Henry "Hank" Almond was in attendance representing the Ft. Harrison Chapter
VASSAR 1st Vice President Pat Kelly in attendance
Guest Speaker Sue Woodward presents her program, “South Quay in Nansemond County and it’s importance in the Revolutionary War”.
President Ken Hawkins presents Sue Woodward with a Norfolk Chapter SAR cup in appreciation for her presentation of the program
President Ken Hawkins inducts "soon to be" Compatriot Wayne C. Boone into the Norfolk Chapter SAR.
Knight Essay Winner Caroline Fox presents her essay to the group
Knight Essay Winner Caroline Fox shows off her Certificate along with her mother, Stephanie Fox
The Guest Speaker for the evening was Tracey Neikirk, who is the curator for the Isle of Wight County Museum. She presented a talk/slide show entitled “ The Revolutionary War’s Impact on Isle of Wight County”, Smithfield During the American Revolution.
Chapter President Ken Hawkins presents Immediate Past President Maury Weeks with the Past President Certificate
VASSAR 2nd Vice President Tom Whetstone and Chapter President Ken Hawkins present Caroline Fox with her medal, Certificate and a check for $100.00 for being this year’s Knight Essay Contest winner
Chapter President Ken Hawkins presents Chapter Vice President Mike O’Shea with the Military/War Service Medal and Certificate
Chapter President Ken Hawkins also presents Compatriot Shawn Landis with the Military/War Service Medal and Certificate
Welcome to our newest Board Member Historian Bob Avery
Social Time with Compatriots L to R Robert Hitchings, Charles Hassell, Mike O’Shea and Warren Chauncey
Getting seated for the dinner
President Maury Weeks addresses the members and guests
Past President and VASSAR 3rd Vice President Tom Whetstone prepares to swear in the 2017 Norfolk Chapter SAR Board Members
L to R- Registrar Kurt Lawson, Historian Bob Avery, Chaplain Charles Hassell, Chancellor Carter Furr, Vice President Mike O’Shea, President Kenneth Hawkins and Secretary Edward Douglas.
Past President Maury Weeks passes the Presidential Medal and Ribbon to President Kenneth Hawkins.
Past President Maury Weeks salutes President Kenneth Hawkins as the gavel is passed. President Hawkins’ wife, Cathy, looks on with approval.
Newly sworn in President Hawkins speaks to the crowd and offers ideas and suggestions for the upcoming year.
Attendees at the January 2017 Membership Dinner Meeting of the Norfolk Chapter SAR