CURRENT NEWS & EVENTS
August 2012 - The Atlanta Stone Mountain Highland Games are just 8 weeks away. Have you reserved your room yet?
* Hampton Inn @ Stone Moutain. CMS members – use group code "MON" to receive a discounted rate of $79/room or $109/suite. Reservations must be received by Oct. 1st to receive the discounted rate. Tel: 770.934.0004.
* Reminder, The Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, Oct. 19th @ the Hampton Inn.
ANNOUNCING: MONCREIFFE GENEALOGY WORKSHOP! Oct. 19th, after the Annual General Meeting (2:00-3:00 p.m.). Mark Smith, Clan Genealogist, will demonstrate the resources available to CLAN MONCREIFFE SOCIETY (CMS) MEMBERS including genealogy databases, the on-line family tree, and ancestry reports. Discussion will include past and current research, as well as plans for the upcoming year. Interested members, please contact Mark (email@example.com) before the Workshop and he will try to find your family in the recently released 1940 census.
January 2012 - CMS attended the Central Florida Highland Games. Thanks to those who attended! A big thanks to Lord Rhoderick Moncreiff, who has shared a FREE online book on growing up in a Moncreiff castle in Scotland, by his aunt Pam Eppes (Nee) Moncreiff. Please check it out!
December 2011 - Nollaig chridheil agus bliadhna mhath ùr. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year CMS members!
November 2011 - CMS will be at the Central Florida Highland Games on January 14-15, 2012. We hope to have several members attend and visit our tent.
October 2011 - The SMHG and Annual General Meeting were a huge success! CMS won the best clan participation award (Clan Carmichael Award) for the kilted race! We have won the last 4 out of 6 years! We also celebrated the marriage of Bill and Kelsey Tew - congratulations!
September 2011: Less than 3 weeks until the SMHG and Annual General Meeting in Atlanta, GA. Make sure you have reserved your hotel room. Members must call Hampton Inn Stone Mtn hotel DIRECTLY 770.934.0004 and give ID Code: *MON* to receive special room rate (same as last year). Hope to see everyone there!
August 2011: CONGRATULATIONS to CMS members William Tew and Kelsey Worley on their engagement! The wedding & reception will be at the Hampton Inn @ Stone Mountain on Friday, Oct. 14th. What a wonderful way to celebrate and kick off the Stone Mountain Highland Games. Congratulations Bill & Kelsey!
June 2011: Attention CMS members attending the Stone Mountain Highland Games in Atlanta, GA, this Oct. 14-16: Members must call Hampton Inn Stone Mtn hotel DIRECTLY 770.934.0004 and give ID Code: *MON* to receive special room rate (same as last year).
March 2011: This year's Annual General Meeting will be held in Stone Mountain, GA, on October 14th, 2011, followed by the weekend's Highland Games from the 15th-16th. Hope to see everyone there! http://www.smhg.org/
February 2011: Members - be on the lookout for our Winter Newsletter. It has been sent to the publisher and will be sent via email (for those who requested) or mail.
October 2010: The Annual General Meeting was held in Stone Mountain, GA, on October 15, 2010. The meeting was a great success as we were honored to have Chief Peregrine in attendance. The bylaws were revised and approved, and Chief Peregrine and President Rob presented Kim Smith with the Sword Award for her continuous support to CMS this past year.
During the Stone Mountain Highland Games, Chief Peregrine was the CMS winner in the kilted mile, and together, CMS once again took home the Clan Carmichael participation award for the kilted mile, with over 20 participants running! A special recognition also goes to Michael Moncrief (of GA) for his participation in the Clan Challenge. Chief Peregrine was an honored special guest and was welcomed by all.
September 2010: Great news - Chief Peregrine will be joining us at the Stone Mountain Highland Games!!!