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Cynthiana DAR to meet Feb. 11

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The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karol Pinney on Dec. 10.
Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and members. Wilma Bonar introduced three potential members, Gail Kesterson, Marilyn Elfers, and Carol Carroll from Cincinnati.
The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
In lieu of the National Defense message, members related stories about their relative’s experience in the armed services of our country.
Rawlings read the Conservation Minute and shared ideas about how to buy American for Christmas.
Rawlings reported that the ‘Patriot Express’ will be submitted to members by email. She also reported that NSDAR has changed the financial reporting period to Jan. 1 through Dec. 31.
Donations for DAR schools should be sent to NSDAR, specifying the school to be supported.
Charlene Wilson, speaker, was introduced by Virginia McKinney. Wilson’s presentation on one-room school houses was interesting and well received by members and guests.
The next meeting will be held Feb. 11, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex.
Election for the spring KSDAR Convention are as follows: Dixie Soloman, delegate; Jayne Newman, Virginia Bradley, and Wilma Bonar, alternate delegates.
Jayne Newman reported on the Hindman Settlement School workshop and the Oct. 12 genealogy workshop.