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USD of 1812 hold summer board meeting

USD of 1812 hold summer board meeting

Posted: Friday, September 23, 2011 8:03 pm

USD of 1812 hold summer board meeting | Tennessee State Society United States Daughters of 1812

First Vice-President Charlotte Miller; Curator National Bettie Gustafson; State President Charlotte Reynolds; Second Vice-President National Aline Roberts; and Honorary State President Joan Hanks`
The Tennessee State Society United States Daughters of 1812 held their summer board meeting Aug. 19, 2011, at the Hotel Preston in Nashville.
State president Charlotte Reynolds called the executive board meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. Members were sorry to hear third vice-president Linda Tripp had fallen and broken her ankle. The general meeting began at 10:15 a.m.
First vice-president Charlotte Miller reported there were 27 in attendance. The date for the 2012 State Council is March 8, 2012, at the Doubletree Hotel in Jackson.
Host chapters for the event will be Piomingo and Tulip Grove.
Fourth vice-president Jo Hill passed out award cards to be filled out next year and at State Council.
State chaplain Betty Richards reported the society had three deaths thus far for the year.
Treasurer Barbara Bishop noted here were two line items added to the treasurer’s form this year. Donations are being taken for the Hermitage Fund and the TN Marker’s Fund.
Registrar Nancy Carr announced 10 new members this year. She added all applications must be turned in to her by Oct. 31 to count for this year’s term. There are approximately 360 members in the TN State Society U.S.D. of 1812.
Historian Ann Kelley asked for photos and news clippings for the scrapbook.
Librarian Donna Cooley asked for books to be given to local libraries and the national library.
Curator Colleen Spears reported that she is working on a CD of the National Headquarters, which will be useful to chapters for meetings.
The Society voted to mark the grave of Charlene Johnson, who served a one and half term as state curator. She was a member of Crockett Forge Seat Chapter.
The Society voted to ask Maness Monument Works to place the Historical Marker for the TN Bi-Centennial Celebration in middle Tennessee next year.
There were 15 state chairmen reporting.
Aline Roberts asked everyone to visit the national web page and click on “Bicentennial Trails,” which has been put there by the nation chairman of public relations.
There is enough material on all sorts of 1812 titles for chapter programs, it was announced.
Three Tennessee honorary state presidents attending were Joan Hanks, Aline Roberts and Bettie Gustafson.
The Daughters of 1812 shared a luncheon together with the TN Society XVII Century for noon until 1:15 p.m., where friendships were renewed and made.

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