Friday, June 7, 2013

Upcoming Events Including Alabama Division SCV Reunion in Foley AL June 7-9

From the Dragoons Camp Dispatch newsletter, we have a number of upcoming events of interest including:

Alabama Division Annual Reunion - Foley, Alabama - 7-9 June 2013.  All business sessions are free to Alabama Division members. The Reunion includes a Commander's Reception on Friday night at the Gift Horse Restaurant - recall they have a crawfish bisque which is to die for.  On Saturday the Opening Ceremony starts at 8:30am with the Business Meeting following; the Reunion will be held at the Foley Civic Center.  Lunch is at noon and a Memorial Service will be held at 3pm at the Confederate Rest Cemetery in Point Clear.  An Awards Banquet will be held at the Civic Center at 6pm and the following morning at 10am a private tour of the Blakely Battlefield will be offered.  Foley has great outlet shopping as well as fishing and beach activities nearby.   More details at
SCV National Reunion 17-20 July 2013, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  See details at
General Forrest Birthday Party - 13 July 2013, 3:00 pm til ya wanna go home - at Fort Dixie (home of Butch & Pat Godwin).  Menu:  the best Southern-fried catfish this side of the Big Muddy, all the fixins, and ice-cold watermelon served all day long, plus the best Christian Confederate fellowship.  No charge; donation only.  RSVP by Saturday 6 July to Pat Godwin at 334-875-1690 and to get directions to Ft. Dixie.  Y'all come on down to Ole Bedford's 192nd birthday party!
Dixie Butt Distribution, 10 August 2013 - Dixie Butts will be exchanged for ticket stubs from 7-9 a.m. at Fatman's BBQ, Main Street and Memorial Drive in Prattville.  Tickets will be distributed beginning with our July meeting, and each member of the Dragoons will be asked to “Buy One and Sell One”.  This is our only fund-raiser of the year, and the proceeds allow us to continue successfully to answer the SCV Charge.  See page 5 for a list of how we used funds in the past year.

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