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James Buckley Chapter DAR meets with Mary Vowell

James Buckley Chapter DAR meets with Mary Vowell

Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 8:03 pm
By: Aileen Roberts

James Buckley Chapter DAR meets with Mary Vowell | James Buckley Chapter DAR

James Buckley Chapter DAR meet with Mary Vowell in Martin.

By Ailene Roberts  
The James Buckley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met March 13 at the home of Mary Vowell. All enjoyed tasty desserts and hot tea or coffee for brunch.
Chapter Regent Emily Shore called the meeting to order. Chaplain Marilucille Counce, led the DAR Ritual. The Pledge to the American Flag was led by Aline Roberts. The American’s Creed was said in unison. Rita Glover led the Preamble of the Constitution of the USA and The Star Spangled Banner was sung in unison.
Mary Vowell read the minutes.  Treasurer Shore gave the financial report.
Under old business, the six lap rugs made after last months meeting will go to the Memphis Veteran Home and we will send other items to the Humboldt Veteran Home.
The Tennessee Daughters were in the February Newsletter. You can view it on line only. It consists of 12 pages.
Under new business, Shore asked who could attend the 106th Tennessee  State DAR Conference May 12-15 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, Franklin.  Several members plan to attend.
Next it was reported by Shore that dues will be $50 next year, they count from July 1-June 1, 2012.
Next was the discussion of the James Buckley Cemetery Books. We have sold out the second printing. Janice Crowder met with us to discuss the typing and printing of the books. The chapter voted to sell the books for $75 a set plus $5 for mailing.
Registrar, Rita Glover, announced Laurie Hart Sapp, of Gleason, DAR papers are ready to process.
The President General’s Message was read by Mary Dunavant.
 The program was given by Shore on “Our DAR Schools.”  The Kate Duncan Smith DAR School began in Grant, Ala. in 1924 by Kate Duncan Smith (Mrs. J. Morgan). KDS is a school for boys and girls. It has as its objectives the elevation of all members of the Gun-ter Mountain Community through emphasis upon serving God, Home and Country. Tamassee DAR School, Inc, is in Tamassee, S.C., founded in 1919 by DAR and is located in the foothills of Blue Ridge Mountains.
Here each child is in an environment that richly enhances and completely promotes the fullest development possible of every child’s potential. Campbell’s labels ear vans, recreations and educational materials. Donations to the Thrift Shop answer the clothing needs of the children and the proceeds from the sales benefit the Children’s Fund. Hillside School, Inc. is in Marlborough, Mass., founded in 1901. This school’s mission is to help young adolescent boys in grades 5-9. This school helps boys realize their full potential by providing traditional values and education skills for their high school years. Hindman
Settlement School, Inc. founded in 1902 in Hindman, KY. This school’s mission is to provide educational and service opportunities for the people of the mountains while keeping them mindful of their heritage. Berry College, Inc. founded in 1902 in Mount Berry, Ga., by Martha Berry, a DAR member. This college serves humanity by inspiring and educating students. Berry emphasizes a comprehensive, educational  program committed to high academic standards. Christian values and practical work experience in a distinctive environment of natural beauty. The college serves all of its students without regard to economic status. Miss Berry’s three fold mission was to educate the head, heart and hands.
The next chapter meeting is June 13. Place will be announced later.

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