Catawba Lodge History
Catawba Lodge History
Past Lodge Chiefs
Past Lodge Advisers
Past National Officers
 
         
DSA Award
Founders Award
OA Crenshaw Award
Vigil Honor
Service to the Nest
History of the Golden Arrow
Ceremony Team Awards
Dixie & Conclave Awards
NOAC Awards
 

1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s
2010s








The Founders of Catawba Lodge #459:

(From Left to Right):
Fred Van Treece, John Holland, & Gene Grimes


1970...

Hosts Section 6B's Dixie Fellowship at Camp Steere with NC & SC Lodges.  Won Quest for the Golden Arrow at Dixie Fellowship.  Dixie Fellowship held April 24 - 26.  

1971...
Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).  
Won Quest for the Golden Arrow at Dixie Fellowship. 

1972...
Won Quest for the Golden Arrow at Dixie Fellowship. Catawba retires 3rd Golden Arrow.

1973...
Dixie Fellowships continue in Section SE-3B formed with four NC Lodges 134,188,459 & 560 and SC Lodges. O.A. Crenshaw served as Section Adviser from 1973 - 1977.  Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).

1974...
Won Parade of Braves in SE-3B. Held Grimes Memorial Fall Fellowship in memory of Gene Grimes.  OA Indian Summer was held and Bobby Ball attended.

1975...
Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).  The first individual Dance Awards were created.  Scott Alexander won the 1st Award.

1976...
Hosted Dixie Fellowship at Camp Steere. Dixie Fellowship Theme - "Our Heritage"  Camp Grimes (Mecklenburg Scout Reservation) opened.  Scott Alexander elected as SE-3B Section Secretary.  Craig Bass elected as SE-3B Section Chief.  Won Dixie Group Dance Competition.  Dixie Fellowship held April 23 - 25.

1977...
O.A. Crenshaw, Jr. received OA Distinguished Service Award. Won group Dance at SE-3B Dixie Fellowship. Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).  Won Quest for the Golden Arrow at Dixie Fellowship.

1978…
"Dusty" Sparks serves as Section Adviser from 1978 – 1982.  Joe Springs elected as SE-3B Section Vice-Chief of Indian Affairs.

1979..
Catawba Lodge constructed Indian Village at Camp Grimes.  Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).  Hosted Section SE-3B Indian Seminar.