Club News: Reavis-Ashley Chapter DAR
Reavis-Ashley Chapter DAR met at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, for a luncheon and meeting at Gus’ Cafe in Hiawatha. Hostesses were Glenda Nelson and Beverly Kimmel. The Chaplain, Beverly Droge, gave the luncheon prayer. Seven members and one guest were present.
Regent Nelson called the meeting to order with the chapter opening followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the American’s Creed. Treasurer Dawn Feldkamp presented the treasurer’s report and moved that the Chapter pay achievement and magazine dues. This was approved by the members.
Secretary Ann Smith read the minutes from the Oct. 13 meeting, which were approved by members. President General’s message was read by Nelson. National Defense report was given by Droge, she read articles from the Daughters magazine on World War I, highlighting the military career of Sergeant York.
Flag minutes were given by Nelson, explaining the use of flags on clothing and uniforms. Indian minutes were presented by Droge, giving information on the Sac and Fox tribes.
Nelson read a thank you from Deb Minor, thanking Reavis-Ashley Chapter for honoring the Vietnam veterans.
Leota is making table decorations for the awards luncheon at spring conference.
Regent Nelson and Anne Moser attended State Board of Management meeting and reported to the members. She will pick up essays from the schools in December.
Nelson displayed pictures of the Chapter flag that is in the military room of the museum. She also reported that the Chapter had displays for Constitution week in Sabetha, Bern, Seneca and the Falls City schools and library.
Feldkamp passed out the revised bylaws that the committee has drawn up, will be voted on at the January meeting.
Guest Ruth Ann Wells from Beatrice was welcomed and is working on membership papers.
The program was given by Regent Nelson, telling the interesting history of Washington Square in Philadelphia, Penn.
The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. on Dec. 8 at Moser’s home.