SAR convention coming in February

Alabama Society SAR First Lady Diane Brandenberg Seales places the 15-Year pin on the lapel of her husband, Alabama Society SAR President Bobby Joe Seales. (Contributed)

Alabama Society SAR First Lady Diane Brandenberg Seales places the 15-Year pin on the lapel of her husband, Alabama Society SAR President Bobby Joe Seales. (Contributed)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

On Feb. 5, 1999, Bobby Joe Seales’ membership certificate into the National Society Sons of the American Revolution was approved and he originally became a member of the Birmingham Chapter of the Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution.

Seales actively contributed to the forming of the Cahaba-Coosa Chapter SAR of Shelby County, Alabama, and became their first president on Aug. 22, 2003. From February 2004 to February 2010, Seales held the position of Alabama Society SAR historian, and from February 2010 to February 2013 held the position of Alabama Society SAR treasurer.

From February 2013 to February 2014 Seales held the position of Alabama Society SAR senior vice president and on February 15, 2014 Seales was elected 2014-2015 president of the Alabama State Society, SAR and Alabama Alternate Trustee for the National Society SAR.

On Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, Seales received at the monthly meeting of the Cahaba-Coosa Chapter SAR his 15-year membership certificate and pin. Congressman Spencer Bachus was the guest speaker and many were in attendance.

The Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution will hold its Alabama State Convention and Celebrate its 125th anniversary on Feb. 20-21, 2015, at the Marriott, 3590 Grandview Parkway, Birmingham, Ala., 35243 at which time Seales anticipates being nominated Alabama Trustee for the National Society SAR and elected in July 2015 at the 125th Anniversary of the National Society SAR.

The Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution was organized permanently on February 10, 1890, with the adoption of a constitution and bylaws in harmony with those of the SAR.