Local DAR chapter to meet Oct. 14

by Virginia Cates Contributing writer

The Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456 in Jacksonville.
The October program theme is American History and American Indians. The program will be presented by Past Chapter Regent and current Registrar Eunice Jackson of Jacksonville. Her announced title is “The Trail of Tears.”

Standard Covid-19 virus precautions will be observed. No refreshments will be served.

New chapter officers were elected last spring to serve through May 2023. The new officers are: Linda Jones of Jacksonville, chapter Regent; Vivian Cates of Alto, Vice-Regent; Billie Nielsen of Jacksonville, Chaplain; Recording Secretary is Betty Jo Miller of Jacksonville; Corresponding Secretary is Linda Huffaker of Jacksonville; Treasurer is Linda Risinger of Reklaw; Registrar is Eunice Jackson of Jacksonville; Chapter Historian is Deborah Burkett of Mixon; Librarian/Curator is Wendy Sanders. Serving as Chapter Parliamentarian is Past Regent Patricia Bales of Reklaw.

Any woman 18 years or older who can prove lineal, bloodline descent from an ancestor who aided in achieving American independence is eligible to join the DAR. To learn more about NSDAR, visit the national web site at dar.org or contact local chapter regent Linda Jones at 903-339-1040 or e-mail lindaj75dar@yahoo.com.