Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR holds meeting Feb. 9

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

A regular meeting of the Patsy Gregg Chapter DAR was held at the J. Leo Hayob Highrise on Saturday, Feb. 9, with 15 members in attendance. A quorum being present, the meeting was called to order at 2 p.m. Hostesses were Mrs. Jerald Weber, Evelyth Hill and absent Mrs. George Repp.

Regent Ruester opened the meeting with Chaplain Bilbruck leading the DAR ritual. Roll call was answered by "Did you have a dollhouse as a child?"

Secretary McInteer read the minutes of the January meeting, which were approved as corrected.

Treasurer Malecki reported no activity on the checking account.

Ruester covered the President General's Message.

For national defense, Marsha Miller talked about an article in the National Defender.

McInteer gave a conservation minute.

Miller's Indian Minute was about the Vision Quest.

Regent Ruester reported Sunday, March 10, was Roslyn Height's 30th Anniversary Celebration. There was no ROTC senior to recommend for this year. Ruester reported that the state regent was not available in March 2014, but would be able to meet with their chapter on April 11, 2014. She received a packet on the DAR schools and the reports had been sent in.

Registrar Hammer and Miller reported on the preparations for the Chapter's 100th Anniversary Celebration.

Miller reported on the chapter's scrapbook and she made a poster to be taken to State Conference on literacy. She mentioned her book being accepted by the DAR Library and two DAR documents found at a garage sale belonging to the grandmothers of Virginia Schilb. She presented them to Schilb at the UDC meeting.

McInteer shared two thank you notes, one from Bacone College and one from the Blackwater student council president for the donation of Labels for Education by the chapter.

Hill gave the program on doll houses, of which she is a collector.

The chaplain gave the closing prayer and adjourned the meeting.

Refreshments were served by the hostesses.