Make Your Mark
We are so happy you’re interested in getting involved with our work here at Children of the American Revolution - Lake Minnetonka Society. There are so many ways for you to help, and we truly appreciate each and every effort. By lending your support, you’ll become a valuable part of our Veterans' Organization and help to strengthen our operations.
MAKE A DONATION
Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.
PARTNER WITH US
Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Children of the American Revolution - Lake Minnetonka Society an even better service organization than it already is. We want to provide you with the correct and appropriate information pertaining to your mode of support, so don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions.
JOIN THE C.A.R. CLUB
Joining the C.A.R. club is one of the easiest ways to support Children of the American Revolution without having an ancestor in the revolutionary war. Anyone can join this club and it is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Children of the American Revolution - Lake Minnetonka Society. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today. Submit your email address at the bottom of the "Who We Are" page.
JOIN THE C.A.R. SOCIETY
The following are the eligibility requirements under the National Bylaws to become a member of the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution:
"Any boy or girl under the age of twenty-two is eligible for membership in the National Society of the Children of the American Revolution who is lineally descended from a man or woman who, with unfailing loyalty, rendered material aid to the cause of American Independence as a soldier, sailor, civil officer, or recognized patriot in one of the several Colonies or States, or of the United States, provided that the applicant is personally acceptable to the Society." (Article III, National Bylaws).
To learn more about Ancestry Research or Society Membership, please contact us through the email link below, or email us at CARLakeMtka@gmail.com. We'll be happy to help you!
C.A.R. MEETING SCHEDULE
As of April 2023
Upcoming meetings will be updated as they are established.
BREAKFAST TEAR DOWN
July 5, 2023
All materials to be returned to Rotary Club, and stored/cleaned for 2024.
JULY 4TH FLYING PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Tuesday, 7/4 from 8-12
Wayzata Depot from 8-12. CAR arrives 6am, leaves 2pm
JULY 4TH '23 BREAKFAST SETUP AND DEPOT DECORATIONS
Saturday, 6/24 9am-12pm
Join us to hang bunting, and other decorations, to get ready for our annual flying pancake breakfast! 9:30-10 move items from storage depot, 10-12 hang bunting (the tables and chairs can be delivered anytime July 2nd or 3rd).
FLAG PLANTING FOR JULY 4TH
June 29th 4-6pm
Planting Flags for July 4th celebration. Date to be confirmed by Prodahl Family as date approaches.
FLAG REMOVAL - MEMORIAL DAY
May 30, 2023 (date to be confirmed by Prodahl Family as convenient to them).
Remove flags from Heritage Park 4-5pm
FLAG PLANTING - MEMORIAL DAY
May 25, 2023 (date to be confirmed by Prodahl Family as convenient to them).
Flag Planting at Heritage Park 4-6pm
CITY ADMINISTRATOR MTG.
Date TBD - Wayzata City Hall
Meeting with Mike Kelly, Wayzata Fire Chief, and Police Chief, to discuss Breakfast protocols and traffic, safety issues.
Also, Panoway Construction plans.
Sunday, March 3, 2023
Please check your email for election information, including the voting process and the slate of officers proposed.
JULY 4TH '22 CELEBRATION AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Mon, July 4th, 2022 6am setup, 8-12 breakfast
Join us for our annual July 4th '22 "Revolutionary" Flying Pancake Breakfast. Set up at 6am, breakfast starts at 8am! Catch 'em if you can!! $9pp, and Vets eat free.
FLAG "PLANTING" FOR 4TH OF JULY
Sun - 6/26 at 10am
Join us at Heritage Park to plant flags to celebrate 4th of July!
JULY 4TH '22 BREAKFAST SETUP AND DEPOT DECORATIONS
Sat, 6/25 at 9:30am
Join us to hang bunting, and other decorations, to get ready for our annual flying pancake breakfast!
FLAG "PLANTING" FOR MEMORIAL DAY
Mon, 5/30, 9am
Join us at Heritage Park in Wayzata to plant flags to honor those who are fallen, on this Memorial Day.
PANCAKE PLANNING MEETING
4/12 via Zoom
Pancake Planning Meeting to discuss details of the breakfast
PANCAKE PLANNING MEETING
2/14 Zoom Call
Planning meeting for the 7/4 breakfast including city staff discussion and insurance.
PETS FOR VETS PRESENTATION, MONTHLY MTG.
Sat 1/22 11:30 AM via ZOOM
CAR Members gather via Zoom to hear from the Founder of the Minnesota Chapter of Pets for Vets (one of the local veteran's charities we supported with funds raised at the 2021 Pancake Breakfast). General update and meeting to follow.
Sun, 11/7 4:30 via ZOOM
Annual Mtg. - Election of Officers, Donation Decisions, Veteran's Day Program, Mtg. schedule for 2022.
Members, please check your email for Mtg. Zoom Link
VETERAN'S DAY FLAG "PLANTING"
Thurs. Nov. 11th, all day
We will honor veterans through our annual Veterans Day salute, the “Plant a Flag for Freedom”. CAR Volunteers will ‘blanket’ Heritage Park in Wayzata with hundreds of flags provided by Lake Minnetonka DAR.
Will be communicated via email due to security protocols
CAR members serve lunch to deplying service members. Location and Time TBD and communicated to members only via email due to security protocols.
ICE CREAM MTG.
POSTPONED - DATE TBD
CAR Members meet at Ben & Jerry's in Wayzata to recap the pancake breakfast, and determine recipient of funds raised. Please email Angus and Amalia ideas for charitable donations.
JULY 4TH PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Event from 8-12
4TH OF JULY BREAKFAST SETUP
Sat. 7/3, approx. 9-11am
See Signup Genius for jobs/times
MEMORIAL DAY FLAG "PLANTING"
Weds, 5/26 4pm
Heritage Park in Wayzata
MAY BREAKFAST PLANNING MEETING
Sun, May 16, 7:30pm-8:30pm
May 16th, Pancake Breakfast Planning via Zoom. Link will be sent out the day prior to the meeting.
MAY MN DEPT. OF HEALTH UPDATE RE: BREAKFAST
May 10th via Zoom. Updatees about parameters around Pancake Breakfast. (Co-Presidents only)
FEB ANNUAL PLANNING MEETING
Sun, 2/14, 3-4pm
February 14th Annual Planning via Zoom. Link will be sent out the day prior to the meeting.