The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library community room on May 12.
Melinda Rawlings, Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and new members, Marilyn Elfers, Carol Carroll, and Gail Kesterson, who was unable to attend.
Lisa Ramsey was introduced and she gave a very informative presentation on Hospice of Bluegrass.
The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
Rawlings read an article from the “American Spirit” magazine and the National Defense message. Pam Muirheid read the Conservation Minute.
Minutes from the March 10 meeting were read and approved.
The regent asked that all individual donations for skylights be sent to the KSDAR.
The book, “The Goodnight Family (and cemeteries), will be donated to the John Fox Library in honor of Sharon Palmer who died recently.
The Good Citizenship Award went to Nicholas Slucher. ROTC pins went to Bridgett Hicks of Harrison County and Amber Colvin of Pendleton County. Cody Miracle was the American History Essay Award winner.
The Cynthiana Chapter received the State Honor Roll certificate and another for its work on Project Patriot.
Future applications for membership in the DAR will have to be done on the long form; short forms will no longer be accepted.
The next meeting will be Sept. 15. The program will be hosted by Ruth Korzenborn of Kenton County. Time and location to be announced.