2018 Paul Emery Chapter News & Announcements

Paul Emery Chapter Represented at Wreaths Across America

The Paul Emery Chapter was represented at this year's Wreaths Across America event at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. Read all about the event here!

Paul Emery Chapter Inducts Family of Four

At the November 20 meeting of the Paul Emery Chapter, a grandfather, father, and two sons were inducted into the SAR. Photo above front row (L-R): Paul Emery Chapter President, Norman Palmer; inductees Gregory Forrest, Ian Forrest, Robert Forrest, and Wyatt Forrest, along with 1st Vice President, Gerald Burkland. Back Row: Aaron Wiles and Ron Barnard. (All in uniform are Paul Emery Chapter Color Guard members.)

Welcome to the new members!

Paul Emery Chapter Represents the Great Lakes District at Veterans Day Remembrance

The St. Paul Episcopal Church in Detroit was the scene for a Veterans Day Remembrance Program on November 11. The Paul Emery Chapter represented the Great Lakes District of the SAR at the event. Pictured (L-R): Chapter Color Guard Members Ron Barnard, Gerald Burkland, and Norman Palmer.

Paul Emery Chapter Awards Flying the Flag Certificate


The Paul Emery Chapter of the SAR was on hand to present a flag certificate to the Frankenmuth Conservation Club on Nov. 5th for demonstrating exemplary patriotism in continually flying and dedicating themselves to the American flag. The Pledge of Allegiance is performed at every membership meeting, board meeting, and at club events and programs. The Conservation Club has one of the largest memberships in the state and is an affiliate member in the Michigan United Conservation Club.

From the photo on the right above (L-R): Frankenmuth Club President Eric Barrack, MISSAR Color Guard Commander Gerald Burkland, Chapter President Norman Palmer, Chapter Musician Ronald Barnard, Chapter Trustee Aaron Wiles, and Chapter 2nd VP and Flag Certificate Chairman Bob Hawcroft.

In the photo on the left: Eric Barrack (left) receiving the Flag Certificate from Paul Emery Chapter Flag Certificate Chairman Bob Hawcroft.

Paul Emery Chapter Represented in Memorial Day Parade

From the 2018 Memorial Day Parade held in St. Clair Shores.

Your 2018 Paul Emery Chapter Officers

From left: Secretary Ted Spear, Past President John Daly III, President Norman Palmer, Chapter Trustee Aaron Wiles, 1st Vice President Gerald Burkland, and 2nd Vice President/State Trustee Robert Hawcroft.