report by CWG President Mike Taimi
4 Nov 2017 Manassas, VA
The Colonel William Grayson Chapter Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution led Sons, Daughters and Children of the American Revolution in the Greater Manassas Veterans Day Parade in Old Town Manassas. Chapter members were joined by three members of the Daughters of the American Revolution and three members of the Children of the American Revolution. Chapter members participating included: Mike Taimi, wearing the uniform of a Continental Sailor; Barry Schwoerer, wearing a militia uniform, Thad Hartman, wearing a militia uniform, Paul Chase, wearing a Continental Army uniform, Dave Button, George Ax, Mike Weyler with grandson Richard Leed, and Kevin Schwoerer. Delegate and CWG member Richard Anderson joined the parade at mid-point, Chapter members Ken Morris and John Ward marched with the American Legion, then joined the CWG team toward the end of the Parade. DAR members included Melyssa Stratton-Webb, Regent Elizabeth McIntosh Hammill Chapter, Paula Schwoerer wearing a Revolutionary era dress, and Anna Schwoerer. Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.) members included sisters Arianna, Sophia and Gracelynn Schwoerer wearing Revolutionary War era dresses and hats or bonnets. Mrs. Stratton-Webb carried the DAR flag and Arianna Schwoerer carried the C.A.R. Flag. Junior SAR Member Richard Leed, Grandson of Mike Weyler, helped carry the Colonel William Grayson Chapter banner and led our group as we marched in the parade.