See Updated Lunch Information Below
You are cordially invited to join with the Norfolk Chapter VASSAR, the Great Bridge Chapter NSDAR, Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation (GBB&WHF) and the City of Chesapeake for the
Commemoration of the Battle of Great Bridge
Great Bridge Battlefield Memorial Park
1775 Historic Way, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Saturday, December 3, 2016 11 am-noon
6th Annual NSSAR Commemoration of the Battle
63rd Annual Great Bridge NSDAR Wreath Laying
Noon Luncheon (location TBD)
6:00 pm Chesapeake Rotary Christmas Parade (SAR color guard will march)
The Hyatt Place Chesapeake/Greenbrier once again will host our group. The hotel address is 709 Eden Way N., Chesapeake, VA 23320. Please be sure to book prior to 11/2 to receive the special group rate of $79.00 per room per night + tax.
Please call the hotel toll-free at 1-800-993-4751 and ask for the Sons of the American Revolution Group Rate.
If You Would Like To Book Your Room Via The Internet Please Use This Link:
http://chesapeakegreenbrier.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=G-1776 (there is a dash line between “corp_id=G-1776)
If you have any trouble booking your room, please contact Whitney Vines in the sales office at the Hyatt Place via her direct line: (757) 553-9055.
Visit the hotel website www.hyattplacechesapeake.com for hotel info (directions, amenities, dining, room details, etc.) or call the hotel’s main number at 757-312-0020 for a hotel brochure.
Please book at the Hyatt Place Chesapeake/Greenbrier as soon as you can. This is most important so you don’t lose the great rate we received.
Wreath Laying & RSVP
Please reply to Edward Douglas @ 757-490-3819 or email at email@example.com
Edward will need to know your organization (chapter) and who will be making the presentation, NLT November 11th.
Please bring your wreaths. To improve the flow and dignity of formal ceremony, only two wreaths will be carried to the DAR marker in Great Bridge Battlefield Park, one each by the senior representative of the SAR and the senior representative of the DAR. However, every attending SAR and DAR chapter or state society will be encouraged to set its wreath around the DAR monument prior to the start of the ceremony. Each organization will be recognized for laying its wreath, during the ceremony and in the program.
SAR and DAR will host a luncheon immediately after the ceremony at
Vino Italian Bistro
138 Battlefield Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Food and drink will be “Dutch treat” We are planning on at least 60 attending (no reservations required). There will be no speaker, just time to visit and enjoy.
Chesapeake Christmas Parade
SAR members, color guard members and uniformed compatriots may march in the City of Chesapeake's Christmas Parade. This starts at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in marching in the parade, please contact Tom Whetstone at firstname.lastname@example.org
WREATH PRESENTATIONS REMINDER
If you plan to present a wreath from your chapter, please let Edward Douglas email@example.com know NLT November 11th. He needs to know your chapter and the name and title of the presenter for the program.