Tennessee State Society DAC holds state board meeting
Posted: Friday, October 1, 2010 12:27 pm
ATTENDS MEETING — Charlotte Miller of Knoxville; Col. Gideon Chapter Members: Honorary Tennessee State Regent Aline Roberts, Chapter Regent Gearldine Sykes; National Recording Secretary Linda Dean, Clay Lick Chapter State Regent June Dorman, Prudence Hall Chapter, Honorary State Regent Pat Boals;, Joy Bland and Beverly Wood attended the Tennessee State Society Daughters of the American Colonists meeting in Manchester on Aug. 26.
The Tennessee State Society Daughters of the American Colonists met Aug. 26 at the Manchester Conference Center in Manchester.
The executive meeting met at 9:30 a.m. followed by the State Board meeting at 10 a.m.
State Regent June Dorman gave the call to order. Ann Jones gave the scripture, because Sue Groves was ill.
Patriotic exercises followed. Jackie Mepyans led the National Anthem, and Margaret Sides led the Pledge of Allegiance. Laura Bales led the American Creed, and Drama Robeson read the Object of the National Society.
Dorman welcomed everyone to the meeting. Recording Secretary Linda Mansur gave the roll call. A quorum was present.
Standing rules were read and accepted.
Treasurer Susan Orman gave the financial report.
Dorman presented national certificates to state members who had excelled in their category. Capt. Jacob Womack, Chapter of Johnson City, won the national award for 100 percent of the members taking the Colonial Courier Magazine. Capt. Thomas Jameson Chapter won first place for making the most soldier helmet knitted liners. The Tennessee History book received third place because of Aline Roberts and Ann Jones’ work. Col. Gideon Macon and Prudence Hall Chapters received awards for their Veterans work.
Reports were given by state officers and chapter regents.
A delicious luncheon was served and the meeting resumed afterwards.
Linda Logan spoke about the American Indian Scholarship. Sandra Robinson spoke about National Defense and National Awards. Cindy Waters spoke on Patriotic Education, and Betty Ferrelli and Beverly Woods spoke about Veteran Services. June Dorman, Aline Roberts and Drama Robeson spoke on publicity.
Other state chairmen who wished to speak on their title gave reports.
Under new business, the National Chairman of Historic Landmarks wants two states in the Blue Ridge Section to mark a historical site. Much discussion was talked about were a site in Tennessee could be chosen. This date site can be recognized up to 1900.
Regent Dorman presented the Chapter Achievement Award to the Knoxville Chapter.
The Chattanooga Chapter invited all members to come to the 79th State Meeting on March 2, 2011 at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. “Homecoming” will be the theme, because Honorary Sate Regent State Regent Edith Brown Stone organized our society in Chattanooga.
Everyone sang “Blest Be the Tie That Binds,” and the meeting adjourned.