Fox Valley Chapter 2011 Photos & Events

 

This page contains the 2011 Fox Valley SAR photo gallery and a listing of our events.

There are additional 2011 photos elsewhere on this website. For example, 2011 newsletters are archived. The high school seniors who won the Outstanding Citizenship award in 2011 are listed. ROTC awardees are listed. Check out all the pages associated with chapter activities for additional photos.

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Photos from our Dinner Meeting in Ashbury's at Boughton Ridge in Bolingbrook on May 1, 2011:

New Members Erik Bock Left: President Bruce Talbot presents certificates to proud new members Leslie Smith and Raymond Kessler. Right: Bruce presents a rarely awarded heroism medal to Erik Bock for his life saving efforts.
 
Ruthann Baird Dale Bottom Left: DAR Member Ruthann Baird thanks our chapter for its ongoing support of the CAR. Right: A surprised and delighted Dale Bottom receives a Good Citizenship medal from Bruce Talbot.
 
Megan Steiner Matt Johnston Left: VP Dale Bottom explains how Megan Steiner was selected the Outstanding JROTC Cadet in the Fox Valley area.
Right: Fox Valley Compatriot Sgt. Matt Johnston, active duty marine, thanks our chapter for its support while he was in Iraq.
 
Terry Lynch Terry Lynch Left: Our Speaker Terry Lynch portraying General Grant. He brought a new dimension to our thinking about the Civil War.
Right: A better quality, close-up photo of Terry Lynch taken in a different venue.
 

Photos from our Dinner Meeting in Ashbury's at Boughton Ridge in Bolingbrook on Oct 30, 2011:

Oct2011Photo1 Oct2011Photo2 Left: Fox Valley President Bruce Talbot and his wife host ILSSAR President Franz Herder and his wife. Right: Two Color Guard and Board members Rod Herbig and Ron Smith.
 
Oct2011Photo3 Oct2011Photo4 Left: Compatriots, like Chuck Sener, and their guests enjoy a tasty meal before the meeting. Right: Bob Collins, Senior President Illinois Children of the American Revolution, reports on 2012's CAR project.
 
Oct2011Photo5 Oct2011Photo6 Left: Franz and Bruce present certificates and pins to new members Guy Hamilton & Mike Campagnolo and a pin to Rick Treadway.
Right: Bruce presents our annual Law Enforcement Award to a proud Terry Lemming, Illinois State Police Region 1 Commander.
 
Oct2011Photo7 Oct2011Photo8 Left: Head of Operation Support Our Troops Debbie Rickert with her husband Bill. Right: Debbie proudly receives a Silver Good Citizenship certificate and medal for her outstanding efforts for our troops overseas.
 
Oct2011Photo9 Oct2011Photo10 Left: Dr. Dennis Cremin, Professor Lewis University, gave an insightful presentation on a major new Lincoln memorial in Lockport.
Right: Fox Valley VP Dale Bottoms chats with a guest.
 

Fox Valley Chapter 2011 Events

We welcome feedback and suggestions from our members on these events and solicit ideas for future events. Clicking on the location, gets the MapQuest web site for directions. We produce two formal meetings each year, and we take advantage of the efforts of other organizations for two informal meetings.

  • May 1st - "Spring Dinner Meeting" - Ashbury's at Boughton Ridge in Bolingbrook

    Use the above link for driving directions or this link to learn more about Ashbury's. It is a new facility with a great view of the golf course. We will have a private dinning room. It is easy to find on 335 E. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook (630-739-2377).

    Our speaker is Terry Lynch portraying General Grant in an educational and entertaining explanation of the Civil War.

    We will also recognize new Chapter Members, present a heroism medal to recognize a special situation, present a check to the Children of the American Revolution (CAR), and present other awards.

    All SAR, DAR and CAR members and their guests are welcome to attend!!

    The cost for the banquet is $35.00 for adults and $20.00 for children under 12:
    Make checks payable to: Fox Valley Chapter, SAR and mail to:
            David Bailey
            1569 Marquette Ave.
            Naperville, IL 60565

  • October 30th - "Fall Dinner Meeting" - Ashbury's at Boughton Ridge in Bolingbrook

    Use the above link for driving directions or this link to learn more about Ashbury's. It is a new facility with a great view of the golf course. We will have a private dinning room. It is easy to find on 335 E. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook (630-739-2377).

    Our speaker is Dr. Dennis H. Cremin, professor of history at Lewis University. Dr. Cremin is on the Board of Directors of both the Joliet Area Historical Museum and the Will County Historical Society. He is the author of two books.

    Dr. Cremin will present the fascinating story of how Lockport, Illinos touched Lincoln's professional life from a young state legislator, United States Congressman, President, and finally national martyr.

    In addition to Dr. Cremin's presentation, we will honor Deborah Rickert, President of Operation Support Our Troops - America, with a special community service medal.

    All SAR, DAR and CAR members and their guests are welcome to attend!!

    The cost for the banquet is $35.00 for adults and $20.00 for children under 12:
    Make checks payable to: Fox Valley Chapter, SAR and mail to:
            David Bailey
            1569 Marquette Ave.
            Naperville, IL 60565