Members of the John Hanson Chapter along with Maryland Society President James Perry attended the Wreaths Across American at Cheltenham Veteran’s Cemetery on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The John Hanson Chapter provides the Location Coordinator to support the effort at the Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery which, has become a year round effort. The Cemetery has 28,000+ graves and gets its wreaths solely through sponsorships through Wreaths Across America and local organizations. A volunteer staff headed up by John Hanson Chapter’s Compatriot George Satterthwaite with 6 other dedicated folks f
On November 17, 2019, the John Hanson Chapter MDSSAR presented six Eagle Scout Certificates of Achievement to Boy Scout Troop 1575 of Upper Marlboro, MD. Secretary George Satterthwaite attended the Court of Honor and presented the Certificates to the young men. Sadly, this will be their last Court of Honor as their Troop will be officially closing in January 2020 due to the lack of youth membership. Troop 1575 has been in existence for over fifty-three years and had produced one hundred and twenty-six Eagle Scouts during that time.
Heritage Day - "Family History Begins in the Home" to be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 9:30am-3:30pm at The Church of Jesus Chirst of Latter-Day Saints, 199 North Place, Frederick, MD 21071
This is a free event, with presentations, exhibits and local organizations, to include Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter of NSSAR.