St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Report

Dear Compatriot Members of the Connecticut Line CTSSAR,
I received a phone call this morning from Major Mike Juhase that WE, the
SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION won FIRST PLACE as BEST reenactment unit in
the St. Patrick’s Day Parade yesterday. HUZZAH!!! Everyone knows that their
are a lot of units in this parade, and it is Connecticut’s largest St.
Patrick’s Day Parade. The news was posted in this morning’s New Haven
Register.
The Connecticut Line had a GREAT day marching in the St. Patrick’s Day
Parade in New Haven, Connecticut yesterday. 20 members came out to march! I
would like to thank the following members for attending:
Wayne Bickley – Putnam
Mike Chuckta – Putnam
Geoffrey Colby – Putnam
Damien Cregeau – Wadsworth
Bruce Cunard – Hale
Lee Gerlander – Putnam
Todd Gerlander – Putnam
Randy Gerlander – Putnam
Mike Juhase – Putnam
Jim Klaneski – Wolcott
Bob Lasprogato – Sherman
Bob Rivard – Huntington
Jim Rothgeb – Hale
Tom Smith – Hale
John Towle – Putnam
Russell Wirtalla – Putnam
Bonnie Burke – Camp-Follower
Liisa Colby – Camp-Follower
Christine Coutant – Camp-Follower
Pam Hall – Camp-Follower
GREAT Show!!! A lot of compliments from the public. HUZZAH!!!
Upcoming Events:
Saturday, March 28, 2009 – Musket Safety Course (contact me to sign up)
Saturday, April 4, 2009 – Reenactor Tag Sale, Lebanon, CT.
Saturday, April 11, 2009 – The BIG 3 – Parades at Bedford, Concord, Lincoln,
MA.
Saturday, April 18, 2009 – CTSSAR Patriot’s Day Meeting, Hamden, CT.
Monday, April 20, 2009 – (2)Patriot’s Day Parades, Concord & Lexington, MA.
MORE details to follow . . .
Put your faith in God and keep your powder dry,
Todd L. Gerlander
Colonel Commanding

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