The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Sarah Kinney on March 8. Guests and members were welcomed.
Jane Whitehead, vice regent, called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, Americans Creed and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
Jayne Newman read the President General’s message, Billie Jean Vanhook read the National Defense message and Whitehead read the American Indian Minute and the Conservation Minute.
Minutes of the Dec. 9 meeting were read and approved.
Whitehead related that the Colonial Dames suggested we participate in the 100-Year Celebration of the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion by having a breakfast or luncheon held there. Sally Kinney made the motion to pursue having a luncheon there in conjunction with the 90th anniversary of the Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR. The motion was seconded by Newman and approved by the members present, and will be discussed further at the April meeting.
ROTC medals will be given to the Harrison County ROTC honorees on April 28. Kinney agreed to present the medals, which was approved by the members.
Scholarship awards will be announced at the April meeting.
Kinney gave a talk about Judge Mac Swinford. She also discussed a new book by Dwight Moody, The Other Side of Oddville.
Benediction was given and the meeting adjourned.