Memorial Day Activities

May 16, 2018

 

Garfield Camp members will be attending the following events on Memorial Day, May 28:

Woodland Cemetery Ceremony (6901 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland), 10 am (The Garfield Camp’s Grave Registration Officer, Bill Stark, will be the keynote speaker at the ceremony).

Lakeview Cemetery Ceremony (12316 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland), 10:30 am

Also, on Wednesday, May 30, the Cuyahoga County Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Public Square in downtown Cleveland) will be hosting a ceremony at noon.

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Welcome to the Camp Allen Fritz

March 17, 2018

The Garfield Camp welcomes Allen Fritz as a new member.  Allen’s Great-Great-Great-Grandfather David Fritz served as a Private in Company G of the 37th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

April and May Meetings

March 11, 2018

On April 14, 2018 at 10 am the Garfield Camp is meeting at the Independence Public Library (6361 Selig Drive, Independence, 44131).

On May 19, 2018 at 10 am the Garfield Camp is meeting at the North Olmsted Public Library (27403 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, 44070).

Upcoming Meetings

December 10, 2017

The Garfield Camp will be meeting:

January 20, 2018: 10 am at the Bay Village Library (502 Cahoon Road, Bay Village, Ohio  44140)

February 10, 2018: 10 am at the Olmsted Falls Library (8100 Mapleway Drive, Olmsted Falls, Ohio  44138)

March 10, 2018: 10 am at the North Royalton Library (5071 Wallings Road, North Royalton, OH  44133)

Annual Meeting on December 9

October 26, 2017

The Garfield Camp’s Annual Meeting will be December 9 at 10 am at the Brunswick Public Library (3649 Center Road, Brunswick, Ohio 44212).

November Meeting

October 26, 2017

The Garfield Camp will be meeting on November 11 at 10 am at Gene’s Place To Dine (3730 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland at Kamm’s Corners).

G.A.R. Allied Orders Central Region Association Meeting

October 20, 2017

The Central Regional Association of the G.A.R. Allied Orders Annual Meeting was held October 7 in Westlake, Ohio.  The Central Regional Association includes the midwest Grand Army of the Republic allied organizations consisting of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Woman’s Relief Corps.

 

 

Garfield Camp member and Past Commander in Chief of the SUVCW Ken Freshley installs the Central Region Association officers. Garfield Camp member Tim Graham is the Commander of the Central Region Association for 2017-2018.

 

SUVCW Department of Ohio Commander James Crane, Garfield Camp Secretary Fred Previts and Ken Freshley.

 

 

Welcome to the Camp Christopher Hunt Wesp

September 30, 2017

The Garfield Camp would like to welcome new member Christopher Hunt Wesp.  Christopher’s Great Great Grandfather, Edwin Hunt, served as a private in Company F of the 2nd West Virginia Cavalry.

Central Regional Association of the G.A.R. Allied Orders Annual Meeting is October 7!

September 20, 2017

The Central Regional Association of the G.A.R. Allied Orders Annual Meeting is October 7 at the DoubleTree Inn in Westlake, Ohio (1100 Crocker Road).  The program begins at 8 am and following the business meeting and lunch a tour of Lakeview Cemetery will be offered.  The Central Regional Association consists of the midwest Grand Army of the Republic allied organizations consisting of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Woman’s Relief Corps.  More information, including the link to the registration form, is available here (registration closes September 22).

September Meeting

September 2, 2017

The Garfield Camp is meeting September 9 at 10 am at the Brunswick Public Library (3649 Center Road, Brunswick, Ohio 44212).