Speakerís Bureau

The Caloosa Chapter, FLSSAR has established a speakerís bureau that is available to speak at schools, churches, and civic associations. The speakerís bureau is a free service from our Chapter. SAR members participate in many aspects of outreach and community support programs. Our topics are wide-ranging and can be customized to your classroom or groupís specific needs. Advancing the following SAR Goals is the purpose of our speakerís bureau -

Patriotic Goals:

 Inspire the community with the principles upon which our nation was founded

 Maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom

 Carry out the promises expressed in the Preamble to the Constitution

 Provide recognition for public service

 Honor, respect, and support veterans, especially those in the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital facilities

Historical Goals:

 Commemorate and provide memorials for the people and events of the American Revolution

 Preserve records relating to the events leading up to and during the American Revolution

 Support genealogical research and presentation, through books, articles, and talks, related to the history and people of the period 1750 to 1800

Educational Goals:

 Sponsor essay and oration contests for student, based on historical and patriotic themes

 Distribute history curriculum and educational media resources across the country

 Inform the community about the events and philosophical bases of the American Revolution

If your group or organization is interested in having our Chapter present a program which supports the patriotic, historical, and educational goals of the Sons of the American Revolution, please contact Bob McGuire, President, Caloosa Chapter, Florida Society, Sons of the American Revolution: president@caloosasar.org .

Community Outreach

Text Box: Compatriots Dwight Elam and Bob McGuire recently presented stories and demonstrations covering topics including what life was like as a soldier (and a soldierís wife) in the Revolution, and some features of the Brown Bess muskets that were in common use by soldiers at that time to the students at the Gulf Middle School in Cape Coral.

Robert W. McGuire, Jr., President

1417 SW 52nd Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33914

(239) 542-0068