Local DAR chapter hosts monthly meeting


The Cane River Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) hosted their monthly meeting Thursday, Oct. 14.

Jennifer Christophe Colbert holds her signed application for submission to NSDAR Headquarters. From left are Colbert and Cane River Chapter Regent Peggy Aycock.

The Oath of Membership was administered to Elaine Firmin Bacon by Chapter Chaplain Minnie Metoyer. Jennifer Christophe Colbert signed her Application for Membership to the NSDAR.

Members and guests also enjoyed a presentation on the 100th anniversary of the Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

The chapter recently collected and donated 456 cola bottle caps to the Hindman Settlement School in Hindman, Ky. NSDAR supports this school to provide education and service opportunities for children of the mountains, while keeping them mindful of their heritage.

The chapter clipped food and non-food coupons with a face value of $19,831 for military families overseas. The chapter also collected 625 used postage stamps that were mailed to the Wounded Veterans Project.

To learn more about the NSDAR and how to become a member, contact Cane River Chapter Regent Peggy Aycock at caneriverlsdar@gmail.com