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VASSAR Semi-Annual – 13 – 14 Sep 2019

13 September 2019 - 14 September 2019

Virginia SAR President Pete Davenport and the George Mason Chapter invite members of the Sons of the American Revolution and their guests to attend the 2019 Semi-Annual meeting at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks in Fairfax, Virginia.
Board of Managers meeting will be held on Friday afternoon followed by informative presentations on the Virginia SAR youth programs. A buffet dinner will be available, or you may have dinner on your own. Four workshops will be offered in the evening (one from 7 to 8 pm, one from 8 to 9 pm and two from 7 to 9 pm) consisting of Admin/Awards, Registrar/Genealogy, Revolutionary War Graves/Military Veterans and Color Guard.
While the workshops are underway, the ladies’ will be entertained by Ms. Samantha Dorsey, Curator of Collections at Gunston Hall Plantation which was the home of George Mason. Ms. Dorsey’s presentation will focus on “The Ladies of Gunston Hall” more especially, George Mason’s wife, Ann Elbeck and their female children.
Later in the evening everyone is welcome to socialize and enjoy good food and libations at a reception hosted by President Davenport.
The General Membership Meeting will be held on Saturday morning followed by a buffet luncheon.
As an added and welcome attraction, President General Jack Manning and First Lady Sheila will be attending our meeting. After the Saturday luncheon we will be travelling to Arlington National Cemetery where PG Manning will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Room reservations, available at the rate of $119.00 per night, may be made through an on-line link or by phone (see attached hotel form). The special room rate is good from Thursday, September 12th through Sunday, September 15th so plan to come early or stay late and take advantage of the Northern Virginia/Washington, DC area attractions. The $119 room rate will be available through August 23rd so make your reservations now!
If you’re planning to attend the Semi-Annual Meeting, it’s important to submit your Registration Form by the Friday, September 6th deadline.  

 Attached are the following documents:



13 September 2019
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