Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Upcoming Events for Confederate Compatriots

January 7th - Columbus Naval Museum, Columbus, Georgia. Plan your route to be there a little before 10 am CST (11 EST).

January 20th - Semple Camp's Lee-Jackson banquet at Gracepoint Church of Christ in Montgomery at 6:30pm, cost $25 per person.

January 21st - Robert E. Lee Day at the archives building in Montgomery. Music starts at 9:15 am and the program starts at 10.  Tentative plans for tour of the conservation room and short remembrance at the monument on the capitol grounds.

February 18th - Millbrook Mardi Gras Parade - noon on Saturday starting at Mill Creek Park going down Main Street (the Prattville Dragoons will field an entry again). 

February 18th - EC meeting in Montgomery at Dalraida Methodist Church. The program starts at 9:30 am. This meeting is for Camp Commanders or their proxy and Camp Adjutants.  Chaplains Conference - Also at Dalraida. Division Chaplain, Dr. Charles E. Baker will be holding a short seminar on the duties and role of the Chaplain at the Camp and Brigade level. The Chaplains in attendance will each receive a Chaplains lapel pin and a copy of the SCV Chaplains handbook. Lunch will be provided for all attendees.

March 4th -     Flag Day. The Division will host at least one Flag Day ceremony. 

March 25th -    Alabama Education Conference in Prattville. Registration forms are in the Alabama Confederate and on the Division web site.  Lunch will be provided to those who register by February 21st (postmarked date). The first 100 people to register will receive the book "Understanding the War Between the States" written by 16 members of the Society of Independent Southern Historians.

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