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Our Record of Community Service

The James M. Keller Camp is proud of our record of Community Service. We donate funds to Veteran’s Organizations such as Operation Uplink, the Wounded Warrior Program, and other worthwhile veteran’s services.

Camp members attended the David O Dodd Memorial Ceremony held January 8th at Mount Holly Cemetery in Little Rock, AR

Camp members attended the Lee/Jackson Dinner Banquet held in Hope, Arkansas in January.

Re-dedication of head stones at the grave sites of two Civil War soldiers who were brothers, one Confederate, the other Federal at New Mount Pleasant Cemetery in northern Garland County. Both soldiers were killed on original homestead property near the cemetery.

Gift of $100.00 to American Cancer Society "Relay For Life" in the name of a Camp member, on April 22nd. Keller Camp is always responsive to this cause.

Camp members attended the Arkansas Division Reunion at Harrison, Arkansas.

Yearly Jefferson Davis Picnic held at home of one of our members in Bismarck, Arkansas on May 29th. Thirty-three Keller Camp attendees including guests.

Gift of $100 to SCV National Headquarters on June 2nd.

Camp members attended the SCV National Reunion at Montgomery, Alabama on August 11th

Keller Camp #648 purchased $791.00 worth of flags and various memorabilia foruse during SCV Veterans memorial events.

Decorated a Booth consisting of five tables displaying items of Civil War and SCV memorabilia at Garland County Fair on August 25th. Keller Camp awarded "Outstanding Booth" plaque given by judges of the GC Fair. Cost of Booth $200.00

Donation of $500.00 made on September 29th to the Committee to Restore Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. Over 20,000 Confederate soldiers are interred in this cemetery including many from Arkansas, primarily the 3rd Regiment of Arkansas Volunteers. This cemetery ranks second in importance to Mt. Holly in Richmond as a Confederate Hallowed Ground.

Donation of $360.00 to UDC Chapter of Hot Springs in order to offset the yearly expense of electrical power for the night lighting of the Confederate Memorial Park at the intersection of Central Ave. and Ouachita Ave. in Hot Springs.

Gift of $400.00 to VFW Post 2278 A.B.A.T.E. This gift went towards the fund drive for Toys for Under Privileged Children on December 4th in time for the Christmas.

A donation of $200.00 was forwarded to the Royal Coachmen Association,veterans who served as helicopter pilots and crewmen during Southeast Asia Operations (Viet Nam War). The gift was then sent to the Wounded Warrior Society, veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Donations made December 4th.

Keller Camp purchased from an anonymous owner an original Iron Cross of Honor during December. The cross will be installed in front of the Confederate Monument at Hollywood Cemetery in Hot Springs to replace the original that was stolen in 1993. It will be unveiled during the yearly UDC ceremony to be held there on April 15th,





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