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DAC dedicates oak tree in Paris

DAC dedicates oak tree in Paris

Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 8:02 pm

DAC dedicates oak tree in Paris | Colonel Gideon Macon Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists,, Robert E. Lee School in Paris

Members of the chapter on hand for the dedication were (from left), honorary state regent Aline Roberts, state first vice regent Joan Harmon, chapter regent Geraldine Sykes, honorary state regent Pat Boals and chapter historian Mary Ann Claxton.
The Colonel Gideon Macon Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists, dedicated a red pin oak tree, Oct. 9 at the Robert E. Lee School in Paris. Also present were several members of the Lee School Association.
Chapter regent Gearldine Sykes welcomed everyone to the program. She introduced DAC members present, who included Aline Roberts and Pat Boals, both honorary state regents; Beverly Wood; Joan Harmon and Mary Ann Claxton.
Chaplain Wood gave the invocation.
State first vice regent Harmon and chapter member remarked, “We thank the Lee Association in finding a tree and donating it to us to plant at this old remarkable school. We, as DAC members, were asked by our State Regent, Mrs. Thomas Dorman, to plant an oak tree in memory of our American Colonists ancestor and to honor our deceased DAC members.”
After the tree was planted by Ray Harding, president of the Lee School Association, Wood gave the benediction.
Everyone was invited back into the old school gym for cake, nuts and punch, prepared by the Lee School Association.  
The DAC members present thanked everyone for all their kind courtesies.

WCP 11.01.11

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