Marshall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution hold May meeting

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Marshall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting at Marshall Family Worship Center.

Regent Raylene Cornine called the meeting to order welcoming members and guests.

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

Cornine introduced Judy Frerking, scholarship chairman, to present chapter awards. Grace Haug was the recipient of the Marshall Chapter Good Citizen award. The Marshal Chapter Scholarship was presented to Elizabeth Pomerenke. She was accompanied by her grandparents, Jim and Kay Naeger. Cornine reported she gave the 2017 DAR Citizenship Award to Elijah Wide at Miami School.

Elaine Osborn gave a report from Ann Dillon, president general, that she will be visiting the western states and that her project of the renovation of the fountain in the Memorial Garden is now underway. Wilma Amary gave a report from the National Defender. Frerking reported on the laying of a wreath on Thursday before the MSSDAR convention at the World War I Memorial in Kansas City.

Secretary Shery Gochenour presented minutes from the April meeting and Frerking gave the the treasurerís report, which were both approved.

Cornine reported that the gift basket the chapter donated for the silent auction was well accepted at the 2017 MSSDAR Convention, held April 20-23 at the Adamís Mark in Kansas City.

The next meeting is scheduled for June 2 and will be a Flag Day luncheon at Stone Hedge Golf Club at 12:30 p.m., with the Patsy Gregg Chapter hosting.

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

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