Tulip Grove Chapter meets
Posted: Friday, November 30, 2012 8:01 pm
The Tulip Grove Chapter United States Daughters of 1812 recently held their November meeting at the Jackson Country Club.
President Patsy Weatherington presided and welcomed everyone.
Chaplain Joy Bland gave the devotional. Terry Nelson led the patriotic exercises.
Donna Cooley gave a flag fact. Lorraine Miller spoke on Veterans Day. Minutes were read and approved. Members voted on money to national projects.
The chapter voted to give a scholarship to a high school senior. Rachel Roberts of Greenfield High School was selected as the 2012 recipient.
The chapter welcomed new member Wilma Utley.
Historian Sherry Taylor spoke on giving the Jr. ROTC Awards to North Side School; Liberty School; South Side School all in Jackson; and one to Lexington High School.
Joy Bland gave the program on “The River Raisin War and Battlefield in Monroe, Michigan.” In June 2012, the U.S.D. of 1812, plus other dignitaries marked the 200th anniversary of this battle with a monument. Today this area is in a park dedicated to those 1812 soldiers. Nine of Kentucky’s counties are named for 1812 soldiers.
Our next meeting will be Dec. 5, Dutch treat.
The benediction was given and the meeting adjourned.
Published in The WCP 11.29.12