Several chapter members traveled to Rome, NY on Saturday, May 17, 2014 to attend the
Empire State Society's Annual Meeting which was held at the Franklin Hotel.
The chapter claimed the Society's Addams Cup for registering the most new members in 2013 (twenty-five).
Chapter President and Registrar Thomas L. Dunne (l) receives the Addams Cup
from Society Registrar William J. Woodworth
Mrs. Katherine "Kitty" Fitzpatrick, wife of dual chapter member Joseph B. Fitzpatrick
received the Daughters of Liberty Award from outgoing President Richard W. Sage. Kitty
was instrumental to the success of the November 2013 State Board of Mangers meeting
and can be found taking and sharing her photos. Thanks Kitty - we all appreciate you!
Kitty receives the Daughters of Liberty Award from President Sage
Dual chapter member Joseph B. Fitzpatrick and President of the Schoharie-Leatherstocking
Chapter received the Silver Good Citizenship award from President Sage for the effort
he put forth for the Society during his term. Joe is a very dedicated SAR and a
willing volunteer. Congratulations on your award Joe.
President Sage presents Joe with the Silver Good Citizenship Award
Past Society President Col. Peter K. Goebel (Ret.) was presented with the Distinguished
Service Award by President Sage. Peter is a 20 year member of the SAR and is active at
all levels and was a great help to President Sage during his term. Congrats, Peter - very
President Sage presents Peter with the Distinguished Service Award
Several chapter members were elected to the State Board of Managers for the 2014-2015 term:
Primitivo Africa, Manager; Duane Booth, President; Michael S. Companion, Manager;
Joseph B. Fitzpatrick, Vice President-Capital Region; Douglas M. Gallant, Manager;
Jonathan E. Goebel, Secretary and Historian; Peter K. Goebel, Chaplain and George F. Malinoski,
Past President Col. Peter K. Goebel installs newly elected officers and Managers
The Empire State Society's President Medallion was passed to dual chapter member and
Past President of the Saratoga Battle Chapter, Duane Booth by Empire State Society
Past President Richard W. Sage.
Past President Richard W. Sage congratulates dual chapter member President Duane Booth
after presenting him with the Society's State President Medallion
V-P Capital Joe Fitzpatrick and President Duane Booth