Friday, April 13, 2012

Prattville Dragoons Picnic 4/14/2012, Confederate Memorial Park

We are expecting 45 folks for the Dragoons annual picnic this Saturday so come join us for food and fellowship.  There will be a reduced admission charge of just $2 to the Museum there at the Confederate Memorial Park - just indicate you are there as part of the SCV Dragoons group.  The following is the program schedule for the picnic:

Masters of Ceremonies:  Lt Commanders Grooms & Waldo (Commander Chris Booth will arrive late)
9:00  Set flags on graves
10:45  Lt Commanders Grooms/Waldo welcome all, have Chaplain Snowden offer invocation, lead pledges to flags, and introduce New Jersey Baptist Pastor Chuck Gargan; Pastor Chuck shows Dragoon sword
11:00  Lt Commanders Grooms/Waldo conduct business
            Lt Cmdr/Chaplain swear in new member Scott Roberson
            Chaplain swear in Lt Cmdr Grooms, who then swears in remaining officers
            Remind everyone of door prize and make sure that everyone has put name in hat.
11:15  Comm Officer Crowley introduce speaker Bob Glennon
            Mr. Bob Glennon speaks on "Last Slave Voyage to America" (approx. 30 minutes)
11:45  Eat dinner - Let Pastor Chuck bless food
After dinner, Commander Booth:  Remind everyone of Confederate Heritage events on April 21 and 23, specifically our ceremony at 6:00 at Dragoon Monument on Washington Street next to Prattville Primary School
End program with Lt Cmdr Grooms leading singing of "Dixie"

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