Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR met April 14

Friday, September 13, 2013

Eleven members of the Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR met at the home of Registrar Pat Hammer on April 14. Hostesses were Hammer, Mrs. Ronald Burfeind and Mrs. Dennis Bilbruck. A quorum being established the meeting began at 2 p.m.

Regent Reuster called the meeting to order and Chaplain Bilbruck led the DAR ritual. Roll call was answered by naming your teacher.

Secretary McInteer read the minutes of the March meeting, which were approved as corrected. Mcinteer also read the President Generals Message.

In the absence of the treasurer, the regent reported the balance of $398.06.

The regent talked about the article, "Ring the Bells of Freedom," and spoke about her visit to Arlington National Cemetery and seeing members of the Honor Flight at the airport.

McInteer gave a conservation minute on how the placement of trees can save energy.

The regent read an invitation from the Henry County Chapter to their 100th anniversary that was held June 1.

April 15 was the 30th anniversary of Roslyn Heights. She received RSVPs for the Patsy Gregg Chapter 100th anniversary that was held May 11 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. Hammer shared a copy of the invitations and McInteer shared a copy of the program.

Vice Regent Joyce Knight reported on ordering the Good Citizenship Medals and presented a bill. The presentation was May 22 to Haley Malan who was an eighth grade student from Sweet Springs. There was a vote to reimburse the cost.

Mabel Harvey celebrated her 90th birthday at Smith Chapel on June 30.

The Flag Day luncheon with the Marshall Chapter was held June 7, and the Flag Day picnic was held at Roslyn Heights June 8.

McInteer read a letter that was received from Marshall Public School SAFE program and DIGS, the chapter agreed to donate $50.

The program was an American history quiz and discussion of the answers.

The chaplain gave the closing prayer, and the regent adjourned the meeting.