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February 21/22 – State Banquet

Here are some photos from the banquet. I may have to do more than just one post! We decorated the room for a birthday party theme, with party hats and noise-makers at each place. We even sang "Happy Birthday" to C.A.R.! Thank you to senior Mrs. Davis and all the other...

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February 22 – Happy Birthday George Washington!

After the Color Guard lesson, everyone walked to the Michigan State Historical Museum for the final stop on our afternoon field trip. The group I was walking with passed by a statue of George Washington. Guess what? It was George Washington’s Birthday! So we made a...

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February 21/22 – Color Guard 101

After the Capitol tour, the Michigan SAR color guard gave a “Color Guard 101” workshop for everyone attending the Michigan C.A.R. State Convention. Lots of members got hands on practice carrying the flags and one member even got to carry the sword in front of the...

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February 21/22 – Memorial Service

We had a really beautiful and meaningful memorial service at the Michigan C.A.R. State Conference. We remembered Harriet Lothrop, who founded C.A.R. almost 125 years ago and two seniors who passed away this year, and we prayed for several of our current seniors who...

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February 21/22 – Prize Table!

The prize table! This was one of my favorite State Conference traditions when I was a member in the Missouri C.A.R. Society, so I wanted to share it with Michigan. On your mark, get set, GO!

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February 21/22 – Business Meeting

The business meeting of the Michigan C.A.R. conference was really great! I enjoyed hearing about all the fantastic and creative things our societies have done this year “To Honor, To Remember” and to build on the “Foundations of Freedom!”

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February 21/22 – Zap Zone!

The Annual Michigan C.A.R. conference got off to a really fun start at Zap Zone. We played laser tag and mini golf and jumped on trampolines and played arcade games and... So much fun!!!

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