Thomas Jefferson Chapter Sons of the American Revolution

 2013 Photo's Presented from Most Recent Date to Earliest Date

In October of each year the Thomas Jefferson Chapter hold its Annual Garden Party.  

In addition to their duties at the Monticello Naturalization Ceremony, the Thomas Jefferson Chapter Color Guard also provided services for the Annual DAR ceremonies at Jefferson's Grave on the 4th of July. 

During 2013,  the Thomas Jefferson Chapter presented two flag certificates.  One of those certificates went to Liberty High School in Bedford, Virginia.  In addition to the certificate a new national standard was presented to replace the worn flag that had been flown during that school year. 

Past TJ President Patrick Kelly represented the  chapter at the 2013 Martins Station Ceremony in May

The Thomas Jefferson Chapter was represent by Past President Phil William current Vice President Mark Chapman and other Compatriots at the annual Charlottesville Memorial Day Ceremony

Chapter President Mark Day represented the Thomas Jefferson Chapter and presented a wreath at the Annual Crossing of the Dan Ceremony in South Boston, VA. 

 2012 Photo's Presented from Most Recent Date to Earliest Date

Past VASSAR President Charlie Haugh receiving his 50-yr. Membership Pin and NSSAR Emeritus Status Certificate

Compatriot Ken Wallenborn presents a certificate to the TJ Chapter Eagele Scout  

 VASSAR President Williams and TJ President Day presenting a TJ Cert of Appreciation to Larry Past VASSAR President, Past AMS VPG, Minuteman, NSSAR Youth Programs Chair)) and Mary Francis McKinley

VASSAR President Williams inducting TJ's newest member, his son, Henry P. (Phil) Williams III

 "Chubby Profit" age 94 receiving the Hero Award - WW II Omaha Beach - 1st wave, Distinguished service Cross, 2 purple hearts and the Legion D' Honneur

The Annual TJ Garden Party, held at the home of the Halsey's was a huge success

Above: Phil Williams and Trice Taylor presented wreaths as the VASSAR Honor Guard fires a musket salute during the Marker Dedication at Fincastle, VA 

Above: TJ Chapter President Mark Day [center] participated in the  Marker Dedication at Fincastle, VA

On June 23rd members of the Thomas Jefferson Chapter along with the Virginia State Society Sons of the American Revolution and many of the Virginia Chapter Presidents attended a wreath ceremony, in which the President General of the SAR placed a wreath on the Grave of Thomas Jefferson. 

Members of the VASSAR color guard, including Pete Davenport and Mark  Day, observe the dedication ceremony for the Convention Army roadside marker on May 5th.

 Thomas Jefferson Chapter members attend annual Graves Mountain meeting 14 April 2012

2011 Photo's Presented from  Earliest Date  to Latest Date

 Compatriot Mark Day honored at the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution Tom and Betty Lawrence Teacher Award Nominee. 2/26/2011

 Thomas Jefferson Chapter President Pat Kelly accepts an award from Virginia Society President Bob Bowen

The Thomas Jefferson Chapter Delegation to the Virginia Society Annual Meeting, in Richmond 2/26/2011 

VASSAR 1st Vice President Phillip Williams III presents a certificate to  Compatriot  Jock Fiery


Thomas Jefferson Chapter Officers for 2011 are sworn in by VASSAR 1st Vice President Phillip Williams III during the 5 March breakfast meeting at Farmington Country Club. The offcicers are from Left to Right Jim Parrish, Stuart Jones, Chapter Surgeon Dr. Ken Wellingborn, Chapter Vice Presdient Mark Day, Chapter President Patrick Kelly, Chaplain Henry Minich, Secretary Geoff Colbham.

 H. Phillips Williams III presents SAR Meritorious Service Medal to Thomas Jefferson Chapter President Patrick Kelly during the 3/5/2011 breakfast meeting

 Attendee's at the annual Graves Mountain meeting

Above VASSAR 1st Vice president Phillip Williams III and Thomas Jefferson Chapter President induct, Ian Courtney Kelly, into the Sons of the American Revolution during the Breakfast Meeting on 16 April 2011

Left to Right Phillip Williams III, Ian Courtney Kelly, and Patrick Kelly

Thomas Jefferson Chapter Compatriot Harvey Hague presents the Law Enforcement Officer Award to LT. Wendy Lewis of the Charlottesville Police Force during the breakafast meeting on April 16th 2011 

Thomas Jefferson Chapter VP Mark Day presents Colonel Paul E. Kantwill, the April 16th breakfast meeting speaker,  with a token of appreciation for a job well done and asks that the attendees stand and give the Colonel a round of applause for his unselfish service to the country.

Thomas Jefferson Chapter UVa. NROTC Awards Ceremony [Left to Right] AF Cadet Daniel Wickham, Ken Wallenborn, Jim Parrish, Army Cadet Curtis Falkenstein, Lea Schultz, Admiral Bass, and Midshipman Stephen Warner

Lea, Jim, Admiral Bass and others enjoy some time in the Wardroom following the ROTC ceremony at UVA 

 Members attend the Annual 4th of July Program at the Grave of Thomas Jefferson 2011

Compatriot Phil Williams III {right} attended the National Society meetings in Winston-Salem during the summer of 2011 

The Thomas jefferson Chapter held it annual  Garden Party in September at the home of Chaplain Minich and his wife Ducie

The Thomsa Jefferson Chapter Board of Mangers Meeting for September was held at Compatriot Harvey Hague's mountain top retreat   

 Thomas Jefferson Chapter President Pat Kelly presents the Dr. Howard Laverne Hamilton Service Recognition Award to Mr. Mackey Tilman during the Chapters' Ladies Night Program at the Greencroft Club, December 1, 2011

A very pleased Chapter President Kelly presents his wife Rev. Jennifer J. K elly with a Certificate of Appreciation for the outstanding support she has given to the Sons of the American Revolution during the Chapter Ladies Night Program at the Greencroft Club, December 1, 2011

Newly installed Thomas Jefferson Chapter President Mark Day Address the Ladies Night Program guest and Compatriots, as VASSAR and Thomas Jefferson Chapter Chaplain Nick Minick, VASSAR President Mark Brennen, and Rev. Jennifer Kelly listen in