You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.
Revolution descendants gather in Texas March 14-16
SAN ANTONIO -- Young descendants of American Revolutionaries from all over Texas gathered in the Alamo City March 14-16 for the 87th annual state conference of the Texas Society Children of the American Revolution at the San Antonio Airport Hilton hotel.
Two San Antonians won high offices in the organization. Millie Camp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Camp, was elected second vice president, and Mary Lochellen Ripps, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Ripps, was elected chaplain.
Membership is open to young people from birth to 22 years whose families can trace and document the child’s descent from someone who actively supported the colonies’ war for independence from Great Britain.
Besides election of officers, the state conference featured reports from 35 societies (chapters), presentations of scholarships and other awards, special fun for the younger members, a grand ball, and a memorial service.
Since last summer, Texas C.A.R. members have been raising funds for the Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco by selling collector pins. Each pin pictures railroad tracks leading from a red, white, and blue Texas star and proclaims, “Building the Lone Star State.”
C.A.R. members learn and share knowledge of American history, conservation, community service, and citizenship.
For more information, visit http://tscar.net/, or call 210-534-7026.
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
The 411: Youth Archives
FHS Air Force Junior ROTC cadets select new unit patch (September 30, 2015)
Meuth: 4-H Livestock State Ambassador (September 30, 2015)
Security Service scholarship (September 30, 2015)
Stockdale High School makes spirit ‘cool’ (September 30, 2015)
Students learn value of character, kindness (September 30, 2015)
FHS September students of the month (September 23, 2015)
FISD students celebrate with their grandparents (September 23, 2015)
Tower Lake 4-H visits veterans (September 23, 2015)
‘Flat Stanley’ goes on vacation (September 23, 2015)
Texas A&M 4-H Club offers scholarship training (September 16, 2015)
Texas A&M University names summer grads (September 16, 2015)
Torres Jr. graduates from Clemson (September 16, 2015)
County 4-H spin club, clinic news (September 9, 2015)
FHS yearbooks are ready (September 9, 2015)
Yendrey-Powell graduates from ASU (September 9, 2015)
Apply for Presidential Scholar opportunity (September 2, 2015)
LV graduate attends freshman orientation (September 2, 2015)
Natural Resource Scholarships (September 2, 2015)
Wilson County 4-H’ers receive scholarships (September 2, 2015)