2015 –2016 LA Texas SAR Fundraiser
The 2016 LATXSSAR Patriot Fund Project was a raffle for a Gucci Vintage Equestrian 100% silk scarf. Texas SAR Compatriot Floyd Guest was the lucky winner. Compatriot Guest is a member of the Paul Carrington Chapter.
The Gucci Scarf was donated to the LATXSSAR by Texas SAR Compatriot John Greer. Compatriot Greer, a former employee of the Gucci firm, is a member of East Fork Trinity Chapter. The raffle drawing was held at the Saturday night banquet of the Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution Annual meeting. The meeting was held in Richardson, Texas, March 31st to April 3rd, 2016.
The LATXSSAR presented a check to Texas SAR in the amount of $1,105.00 which was raised from the Patriot Fund Project raffle.
Gucci vintage equestrian scarf. 100% silk made in Italy. Current retail of Gucci Scarves is $400. Custom framed. The Equestrian motif was Gucci's signature when the Gucci family was involved in horse racing stakes in Italy. Scarf was sold in 1989 in the New York Gucci store.