Saturday, January 24, 2009

Minutes of the January, 2009 Meeting of the SBSAR.
The meeting was held at Andersens Restaurant in Buellton. The meeting began with brunch and informal discussion at 11:00. The meeting was called to order at 12:00 with the opening ceremony and comments by the President. Unfinished Business included followup on the Patriots Day Essay Contest. Ron Zell shared the posting and rules and requirements of the essay contest. These may be viewed at the "Home Page" of the SAR website. Click on 'Patriots Day essay contest'. Each school will receive a copy by Monday morning.

Discussion was held as to the details of the Patriots day event. It was decided that a ceremony would be held at the Presidio by the SAR Plaque on April 18. Prizes would be awarded to the winners of the essay contest, and the first-prize winner would be asked to read the winning essay. After that event, the membership will reassemble at a separate location to continue with the regular meeting and refreshments.

Chapter business matters were discussed and voted on, and a reminder was made to all members that yearly dues are now due. Information as to where and how to submit dues may be requested at the Chapter email address at

The Meeting was adjourned at 12:55 P.M