The Arrow Rock Chapter of the NSDAR met Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Roslyn Heights in Boonville, that included a trip to Warm Springs Ranch.
Regent Barbara Thieman welcomed 12 members, one associate member and two guests.
A memorial service honoring Jean Anson was held with a responsive reading, "Thirst For God" and "A Hymn of Promise." Members were asked to reflect on any memories of Anson they wished to share.
Thieman opened the meeting with the Ritual Order.
Mary Watson gave the President General's message regarding the protocol members who wish to resign need to follow in order to stay in good standing, also stating the President General's wish to complete the DAR lay lights in her final year.
Carol Schaefer reported on The National Defense Report whereby the author had visited the Henderson House in Albuquerque, N.M., the only one of its kind that serves female veterans and their dependents. Members were reminded to vote and remember veterans on Nov. 11, especially World War II veterans since the country is losing an average of 740 per day.
Mary Burge gave the Indian Minute whereby approximately 16-18 million Indians inhabited North America when Columbus arrived.
The minutes from the previous meeting were read and approved. The treasurer's report was given by Mandy Dorrance.
The next meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. at Arrow Rock Station. Thieman reported the cookie sales at the Fall Festival were successful again this year.
Thieman read the regent's report covering all Arrow Rock Chapter events for 2011. This report was sent to all non-active members to keep them informed. Also, a copy of Heartland Sierran highlighting Arrow Rock was shared with members.
The Cameo Society met from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Roslyn Heights. The Arrow Rock Chapter has been asked to help with tea in the Spring fundraiser for the reenactment of the Battle of Marshall.