2018 SAR Meetings and Activities

However pacific the general policy of a Nation may be, it ought never to be without an adequate stock of Military knowledge for emergencies.” George Washington 


(AS Of March 31st, 2018)


21           April 2018          NEO Patriot Day Meeting, Best Friends Restaurant                  Geneva, OH

28-29     April 2018           Maple Festival, (Color Guard)                                                 Chardon, OH

4-5         May 2018            OHSSAR 130th Annual Conference                                          Columbus, OH

12           May 2018            Geneva on the Lake Parade (Color Guard)                               Geneva on the Lake, OH

23           May 2018            Grave Marking (2 Cemeteries) w/Dinner                                 Conneaut and Monroe              

23           May 2018            Flag Certificate Presentation (Steve Conoboy)                         Pierpont

27           May 2018            Blossom Time Festival Parade (Color Guard)                         Chagrin Falls, OH

28           May 2018            Saybrook Memorial Day Parade (Color Guard)                      Saybrook, OH

28           May 2018            Grave Marking Ceremony, Saybrook Twp. Cemetery             Saybrook, OH

28          May 2018            Ashtabula City Memorial Day Parade (Color Guard)              Ashtabula, OH

9             June 2018           NEO Annual Picnic                                                                  Location TBD

13          June 2018           NEO Compatriot Get Together Dinner                                      TBD

14          June 2018           Wreath Ceremony, GW Square (Color Guard)                          Cleveland, OH

14           June 2018           JVCOCC Flag Day, US Army b’Day & Naturalization            Cleveland, OH

                                             Ceremony at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Color Guard)

4             July 2018             Canfield 4th of July Parade (Color Guard)                            Canfield, OH

TBD        July 2018             Sheldon Calvary Camp, Patriotic Workshop                        North Kingsville, OH

6             July 2018             Citizenship Ceremony Garfield Home (Color Guard)           Mentor, OH

13-18    July 2018             NSSAR 128th National Congress                                           Houston, TX

27-28    July 2018             OHSSAR Board of Management Meeting                               Bolivar, OH

28          July 2018             Fort Laurens Memorial Service                                             Bolivar, OH

11          Aug 2018             Ft. Laurens Changing of Guard Vigil (Color Guard)              Bolivar, OH

TBD        Aug 2018             Battle of Blue Licks Memorial Service                               Carlisle, KY                             

25           Aug 2018             Austinburg Country Days Parade (Color Guard)                 Austinburg, OH

8             Sept 2018            NEO Patriots/Constitution Day Meeting,                              Location TBD              

14           Sept 2018           Citizenship Ceremony Garfield Home (Color Guard)           Mentor, OH

15           Sept 2018            Constitution Day Celebration, Program TBD                        Location TBD

29-30     Sept 2018            Geneva Grape Jamboree (Color Guard)                               Geneva, OH

TBD        Sept 2018            NSSAR Fall Leadership Meeting                                        Louisville, KY

5-6         Oct 2018              OHSSAR Board of Management Meeting                            Pt. Pleasant, WV

6-7         Oct 2018              Battle of Point Pleasant Memorial Service                          Pt. Pleasant, WV

13          Oct 2018              Covered Bridge Festival (Color Guard)                              Jefferson, OH

TBD        Oct 2018             Pumpkin Parade (Color Guard)                                          Huntsburg, OH

10           Nov 2018            NEO Veterans Day Meeting, (Location TBD)                     Location TBD

15          Dec 2018             Wreaths Across America (Program TBD)                           TBD


Event Details:


April 28, 29 Geauga County Maple Festival (Color Guard)

2017 Main Street, Chardon, Ohio 44024 


Arrive 1:00 p.m. each day

Grand Parade at 3:00 p. m. each day

Contact Troy Bailey @


May 4,5,6 OHSSAR 130th Annual Conference

Columbus, OH


June 14, JVCOCC Flag Day, U.S. Army Birthday and Naturalization Ceremony

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland, OH

Arrive 11:30 a.m.

Program starts at 12:00 noon

Contact:  John Franklin at  jhfbmwm5@aol.com


June 14, Flag Day

ESA Wreath Presentation at George Washington statue 

US Federal Building at East 6th Street & Lake Side (at G Washington Square)

Arrive 10:30 a.m.

Program starts at 10:45 a.m.

Contact:  John Franklin at  jhfbmwm5@aol.com


128th NSSAR Annual Congress

July 13th - 18th, 2018

Westen Memorial City, Hotel

Houston, TX