Thursday, January 14, 2016

Prattville Dragoons Camp 1524 News

From the January 2016 Camp Dispatch newsletter:

Camp News

Congratulations to Colby Carlock – One of our newest members, Colby Carlock, is the proud father of a son, Braxton Levi Carlock, born December 30, 2015 – another potential new SCV member.

Volunteer Opportunities – With the addition of new members in our camp, the officers of Camp 1524 would like to encourage all who are interested to actively contribute to the success of the Dragoons by filling a leadership role to advance the Cause in our community.  Positions include:  Communications Officer, Newsletter Editor, Education Coordinator, Fundraising/Donations Coordinator and other initiatives.  Please contact any officer if interested.  We need your support.

New Orleans Heritage Defense – New Orleans city commissioners have voted to remove historic Confederate monuments in the city and a legal defense effort to preserve these monuments is being led and donations requested by Compatriot Beauregard Camp 130, P.O. Box 145, Arabi, LA. 70032.   

Ryan King to Assume Role of Color Sergeant – Congratulations to new member Ryan King who volunteered to assume the role of Camp 1524 Color Sergeant in the New Year.

Prattville Electronic Billboard Ad – The Dragoons placed a Christmas holiday season ad on two electronic billboards in Prattville to run December 11-25th on Hwy 14 at I-65 and Cobbs Ford Road (across from Kohls). 

Dragoons’ Tyrone Crowley Steps Down from Confederate Memorial Park Library– Tyrone completed his term as Chairman of the Alabama Division Library Committee and has been replaced by Commander John Land of the Henry Semple Camp in Montgomery. Tyrone accepted a temporary appointment to the post in April of 2013 after the passing of Past Division Commander Leonard Wilson, who started the Division Library. Tyrone did an outstanding job as chairman of this committee, making several improvements while recruiting competent volunteers to staff it and was recognized by the Division Executive Committee on Saturday Dec 12th for his laudable work and dedication to duty. We salute Tyrone for another premier accomplishment in his service to the SCV.

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