Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR minutes for November 2012

Friday, March 1, 2013

The regular meeting of the Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR was held at the home of Elaine Olson on Nov. 10, 2012, with 12 members in attendance. A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order at 2 pm.

Hostesses were Elaine Olson, Marsha Miller, Mrs. Elwyn Long, Ms. Elizabeth Olson and Mrs. Cameron Nugent.

Regent Ruester opened the meeting with Chaplain Bilbruck leading the DAR ritual.

Secretary McInteer read the minutes of the October meeting, which were approved as corrected.

Treasurer Malecki reported a balance. The report was filed for audit. She also read a request from H.E.A.T for a donation. McInteer moved to donate $25, Registrar Hammer seconded. Motion carried.

The President General's message was read by Peggy Burfeind.

Historian Miller gave an Indian minute about the Sauk Indians.

McInteer read the conservation minute.

Miller reported on national defense, and a new monument in Arlington for women in the military. She also entered a contest for writing a letter to the editor.

Christmas open house at Roslyn Heights was Dec 1- 8. The Patsy Gregg chapter served soup on Dec. 6. On Dec. 7 there was a meeting at Stonehedge with Marshall and Arrow Rock Chapters for the Christmas Luncheon. A motion was made by Barbara to give the coraliers a $25 honorarium, Peggy seconded, motion carried. Burfeind, Barbara Weber and Pat Hammer were the decorating committee.

Ruester reminded the chapter of the Roslyn Heights 30th anniversary on April 13, 2013. She also reported two members' husbands were fighting cancer.

Miller reported on the Patsy Gregg 100th anniversary preparations. Hammer reported on the printing of the invitations.

Weber and her granddaughter donated table favors to the veterans home in Warrensburg for Veterans' Day.

McInteer reported on sending labels and box tops to the DAR schools. She also reported on the meeting that was held for the 150th Anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Marshall by the Marshall Cultural Council.

Melanie reported the Llibrary was having reading clubs of books on the Civil War to support the reenactment.

Norma Werneke reported on the Fiber Arts Contest. She also distributed copies of the order blanks for College of the Ozarks.

Burfeind requested the chapter buy a hooded sweatshirt for a boy at the Waverly Regional Youth Center for Christmas. The members agreed.

The program was on the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 given by Marsha Miller.

The Chaplain gave the closing prayer and the meeting was adjourned.

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