Princeton-Illinois Chapter NSDAR
During the last year, the
Chapter has included Uncle Sam, in many of our events. Much
Flat Stanley (1964 children's book written by Jeff Brown), Uncle Sam
has traveled to many places.
We hope you enjoy his adventures as much as we did.
Oct. 8, 2011, Uncle Sam, along with his luggage, arrives at
Chapter Regent Sharon Bittner introduces Uncle Sam to chapter members.
helps chapter member Bonnie Schutt calls bingo at the
LaSalle Veterans' Home.
Sam celebrates the chapter's memorial
marking of Revolutionary War soldier, Aaron Sturges, at Mt. Bloom
the Chapter's memorial
marking of Aaron's daughter, Lydia Sturges, at Mt. Bloom
visited with Illinois State Regent Candace Fryburger when she
visited the Princeton
Chapter (with Regent Bittner).
Sam adorns the veterans' marker at
Princeton's Veterans' Park and remembers Veterans' Day.
Bittner and Uncle Sam visit the LaSalle
Veterans' Home during Wreaths Across America ceremonies.
wreath placement for the Wreaths
Across America event at Forest Lawn Memory Garden Cemetery, LaSalle,
takes a brief rest.
Uncle Sam sits atop a patriotic throw at the February chapter meeting.
Sam and Regent Bittner enjoy a row of
historic flags displayed in the meeting room at State Conference in
Sam rests before touring the
830-flag display of U.S. flags dedicated to specific
Henry veterans along
the bike/walking path at Stoner Park. Chapter
members helped with the
Sam sits atop a cannon at Princeton's
Oakland Cemetery, following Memorial Day ceremonies shared
members and VFW,
Legion, AmVets, and Auxiliary members
Bittner bids a fond farewell to Uncle Sam as he moves to C.A.R.
state chairman Cyndi Valencia
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