Idaho Society of the
Jim Karlstrand of the Spokane #1 Chapter, SAR attended the Kellogg High School U. S. Marine Corps JROTC Awards Ceremony on May 18th where he, on behalf of the Spokane #1 Chapter, presented the Bronze ROTC Medal w/Bronze wreath to Major Craig Petersen's Outstanding Cadet, Joseph Gibbs. Mr. Karlstrand then, on behalf of the Idaho Society, SAR, presented Cadet Gibbs with the Bronze ROTC Medal w/Silver wreath.
Society, SAR submtitted Cadet Gibbs' recommendation to the National
Society, SAR for consideration in their Enhanced JROTC Awards program.
Cadet Gibbs finished 6th in a field of 24 entrants in the National compentition.
The May Idaho Society/Fort Boise Chapter combined meeting and election was held on 20 May 2017 at the Cottonwood Grille located at 913 West River Street in Boise, Idaho. A new slate of officers were elected to serve from 1 June 2017 through May 2019. The new officers are:
Terry W. Patterson
Compatriot Dr. Pettett delivered the main address.
The new venue and menu were both well received and the attendees truly enjoyed the new setting.
Matt Brechwald attended the Kuna Air Force JROTC Awards Ceremony on
May 9th where he presented the ROTC Bronze Medal to LTC Timmerman's
Outstanding Cadet, Megan
Informal Luncheon Held
An informal luncheon hosted by Secretary Matt Brechwald was held at Noon on 5 April 2017 at the Sunrise Cafe located at 805 N. Main Street, Meridian, ID. No business was discussed. This was a "get acquainted" meeting only. Several members were in attendance.
2017 Idaho Society, SAR Washington Birthday Luncheon Meeting
The Annual Washington Birthday Banquet was held in the Liberty room on the 2nd floor of the Riverside Hotel in Boise on 18 February, 2017 at 12:00 Noon. There were 24 members and guests in attendance.
After the guest speaker, Secretary Brechwald announced the winners of the silent auction and President-Elect Gene Hill offered the Recessional and the Benediction after which the meeting was adjourned.