The Arrow Rock Chapter of the NSDAR met Tuesday, June 18

Friday, July 12, 2013

The Arrow Rock Chapter of the NSDAR met Tuesday, June 18, at the home of Mandy Dorrance in Arrow Rock.

The program was a study of native plants presented by Sue Bartelette of the Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, Native Plants Program.

Regent Barbara Thieman called the meeting to order with the DAR ritual.

Mary Watson presented the President General's farewell message and accomplishments during the her administration.

The national defense report was given by Carole Schaefer on the Doolittle Raiders of World War II. Four of the original 80 are still living and will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

Mary Burge gave the Indian Minute on the Great Basin Indians that survived by eating the cactus and dug for edible roots.

The minutes of the April meeting were read and approved as was the treasurer's report.

The yearbook committee will be meeting soon to plan the new monthly programs.

Members were reminded to bring veteran items to the next meeting and save labels for the Tamassee School.

The meeting adjourned. A dogwood tree was dedicated at the Arrow Rock State Park.