The State Annual Conference will be held March 15 & 16, 2024.

Friday Night Dinner will be held at the Cosmosphere. A buffet that includes baked pork tenderloin w/ bourbon sauce, smothered chicken, cheesy potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, spring desserts with cream cheese and fruits. NO B.Y.O.B. ALLOWED

Address: 1100 N Plum Rd Hutchinson, KS

Saturday Events will be held at the Cosmosphere.

Lunch: There will be a buffet that includes three types of sandwiches, including Eileen’s chicken, Turkey cranberry, and Club, with chips, pickles and cookies.

Dinner: A buffet that includes beef brisket, Garlic parmesan Chicken, potatoes, creamed corn, salad, rolls, Cheesecake. NO B.Y.O.B. ALLOWED.

Address: 1100 N Plum Rd Hutchinson, KS

Hotel Information

Fairfield Inn – Reserve Your Room
1111 N Lorraine St
Hutchinson, KS 67501

Schedule of Events (Subject To Change) for Friday, March 15, 2024

5:30 p.m.  Restaurant Check-in (Main Lobby); Cash Bar Opens / Check-in & Receive Meal Selection Card

6:00 p.m.  Opening Comments by President Wampler; Pledge of Allegiance / SAR Pledge

6:30 p.m.  Dinner is Served / Buffet Line

7:00 p.m.  Program / Natalee Ganyon “Martha Washington”

7:50 p.m.  Closing Remarks/Benediction/SAR Recessional

8:00 p.m.  Adjourn

Schedule of Events (Subject To Change) for Saturday, March 16, 2024

8:45 a.m.  Registration Table Opens (Lobby); Color Guard Muster in Lobby

9:00 a.m.  Opening Ceremony/Call to Order

9:30 a.m.  Memorial Service – Our Redeemer Lutheran Church @ 407 E 12th Ave, Hutchinson, KS 67501

10:30 a.m.    Business Session

12:00 p.m.    Luncheon (Box Lunches); Youth Contest Presentations

1:30 p.m.      Kansas SAR Handbook Training – Jordan Chambers

3:00 p.m.      Patriot Chest Demonstration – Henry Leavenworth Chapter; Color Guard Training – Bill Marshall

4:00 p.m.      Preparation Time for Banquet

5:00 p.m.      Color Guard Rehearsal

5:30 p.m.      Reception Line

6:00 p.m.      Banquet / Call to Order – President Bryan Wampler; Brings Greeting – Chaplain General Vern Welkner

6:15 p.m.      Buffet Line Opens

6:55 p.m.      Introduction of Guest Speaker – President Vern Welkner

7:00 p.m.      Program / TBI; Installation of Newly Elected Chapter Officers

7:30 p.m.      State Awards and Certificate Presentations

7:40 p.m.      Closing Remarks by – President Bryan Wampler

7:50 p.m.      Benediction / SAR Recessional

8:00 p.m.      Adjourn

Ladies Auxiliary Schedule of Events (Subject To Change) for Saturday, March 16, 2024

9:00 a.m.    Opening Ceremony

9:30 a.m.    Memorial Service

10:30 a.m.  Ladies Auxiliary Meeting (Cosmosphere Classroom)

12:00 p.m.  Luncheon (Box lunch) – Youth Contest Presentations

1:00 p.m.    Cosmosphere Tour

3:30 p.m.    TBI

5:30 p.m.    Reception Line

6:00 p.m.    Banquet