Cynthiana DAR to meet July 13

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The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at Duncan Tavern on June 8.
Jayne Newman introduced Mariah Evans, KSDAR Registrar. She gave a tour and orientation of what the John Fox Jr. Library has to offer for genealogy research.
The new Regent, Gail Kesterson, called the meeting to order.
The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
In lieu of the President General’s message and the Conservation Minute, Kesterson read an article about Esther Daman, last widow of the Revolutionary War.
Minutes of the May 11 meeting were read and approved with the exception of one correction.
The treasurer did not have a report due to changing of officers.
Billie Jean VanHook reported that Rebecca Kiscaden received the Good Citizenship award at the Harrison County High School graduation.
Under old business, the emblem for Anna Myers McKee’s grave monument has not been placed at this time.
Kesterson suggested several activities that could be held for next year’s meetings.
The next meeting will be held at Biancke’s Restaurant on July 13 at 12:30 p.m. to discuss new committees and programs for future meetings.
Benediction was given and the meeting adjourned.