News & Events

SAR PRESENTS LIBERTY BELL PROGRAM

At our October chapter meeting, the guest speaker was Terry Manning, a member of Sons of the American Revolution in Gwinnett County. Mr. Manning is a recipient of DAR's Medal of Honor and Community Service awards and of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolutions' Stewart Boone McCarty award for education outreach. He has served as the Georgia Society SAR's State President, has served two years as President of the SAR Button Gwinnett Chapter, and four years as the Atlanta Chapter President. Terry presented an interesting, informative, and fun program about the history of the Liberty Bell. Mr. Manning is pictured with Matthew Talbot Chapter members.

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OPERATION HOME FRONT

DAR chapters across the nation strongly support the men and women serving in conflicts abroad. Matthew Talbot chapter members are passionate about supporting active-duty military and their families. Through the Ga DAR 2021 Fall Forum Service Project - Operation Home Front, members donated various toiletries, board games, playing cards, toys, socks, white t-shirts, and diapers to military families stationed overseas. As pictured, the generosity of our members shines with Operation Home Front.

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TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER

During the first Matthew Talbot Chapter meeting of the year on September 28, our guest speaker was Herb Smith, who served as a guard for the Tomb of the Unknown at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC. He is pictured here with some of our chapter members.

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CONSTITUTION WEEK OBSERVANCE

The Matthew Talbot Chapter, NSDAR supports the goals and objectives of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. (NSDAR). In September, 2021 our chapter commemorated Constitution Week through a variety of special activities. Constitution booklets were made available for citizens in Monroe, as well as fifth graders at Harmony Elementary School.

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Monroe Mayor John Howard reads a Proclamation.. for Constitution Week.
   
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Two of our chapter members at Sanders Consign and Design, Monroe, GA with a display for Constitution Week. Copies of the Constitution were available there for citizens to pick up.



FLAG DROP BOXES - RETIRING FLAGS WITH DIGNITY

Walton County citizens may visit flag drop boxes in any of three locations to leave their worn and tattered American flags so they may be retired with dignity and honor.

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Matthew Talbot members present a flag drop box to Loganville Mayor, Ray Martinez. The drop box is located at Loganville City Hall.

   
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Visitors to the Monroe/Walton County Library may leave their flags for retirement. Pictured with chapter members is Blake Peters, Library Manager.

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Matthew Talbot members gather at the Monroe Fire Department to present a flag drop box to Fire Chief Dykes.





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