Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR met Saturday, March 9

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Twelve members of the Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR, met in the J. Leo Hayob high rise on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Hostesses were Mrs. Edgar Werneke, Ms. Barry Edwards and Ms. John Werneke. A quorum being established the meeting began at 2 p.m.

Regent Ruester opened the meeting with Chaplain Bilbruck leading the DAR ritual. Roll call was answered by naming a favorite part of Arrow Rock.

Minutes of the February meeting were read by Secretary McInteer and approved as corrected.

Treasurer Malecki reported there was no activity on the account. She then read the President General's message.

The regent reported on the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum which had hung all the dog tags of the men and women who died in the conflict.

The conservation minute was given on recycling hotel soap.

The Indian Minute was given on the presentation at Van Meter Park.

Reuster presented the credentials for National Conference. Since only one person was attending, she asked that she be elected the delegate. Bilbruck moved and Barbara seconded. Motion carried. Elaine Olson moved that the chapter pay the $30 for registration, Barbara seconded. Motion carried.

Reuster read correspondence from the Major Molly Chapter inviting the chapter to attend a reception for the visit of the state regent held Saturday, April 20, in Cameron. The chapter was also invited to the 30th Anniversary of Roslyn Heights held Sunday, April 14. Miller prepared the chapter scrapbook and made a poster on literacy. She also wrote the program for the chapter's 100th anniversary held Saturday, May. Ruester read a thank you note from the Cultural Council for Patsy Gregg's participation in the Victorian High Tea. She asked for suggestions for the Christmas meeting.

Pat Hammer requested the names of people who are related to the charter member of our chapter to invite to the 100th anniversary. Olson brought an example of the center pieces.

The next meeting will be held at Hammer's House.

Sandy Selby gave a program on her book, "Images of Arrow Rock".

The chaplain gave a closing prayer and the Rouster adjourned the meeting.

Refreshments were served by the hostesses.