Marshall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution hold March meeting

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Marshall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting at Saline County E911 Community Room. Jamie Weber, Joleigh Melte and Marsha Morris served as hostesses.

Regent Raylene Cornine called the meeting to order, welcoming members and guests. Melte introduced Billie Long, Missouri Master Gardner, who is also on the Sedalia City Board. She gave a program on pesticides, organic bug and weed killers and pollination.

Members recited the pledges and salutes to the flags, sang the National Anthem, followed by the DAR ritual.

Elaine Osborn presented a message from the President General noting this is Women in History month. Wilma Amary gave a message from the National Defender about Fort McHenry in Baltimore Harbor. In the absence of Jan Burnham, Deanna Sporleder gave a flag moment.

Secretary Shery Gochenour presented minutes from the February meeting and Judy Frerking presented the treasurer's report, which were both approved.

Cornine presented organizations for help with donations including "Wheeling for Healing," Buddy Packs and Clothes for Kindergarden.

Members were reminded of the MSSDAR Convention at the Adams Mark in Kansas City and that the chapter is gathering items for a basket for the silent auction for the State Regent's project.

The chapter meeting was adjourned by reciting the preamble to the Constitution.

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