Whitesburg KY

Pine Mountain Chapter DAR meets

The Pine Mountain Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution held its regular meeting Sept. 23 at Dairy Queen in Whitesburg.

Members present were Marsha Banks, Rebecca Ann Reynolds, Kaye Combs Moore, Mahala Frazier, Shirley Whitaker, Merlene Day, and Sally Caudill.

Marsha Banks called the meeting to order, and the group went through the open ritual, said the Pledge of Allegiance, the America’s Creed, and sang “The Star Spangled Banner.”

The minutes of the previous meeting were read, and the treasurer’s report was given. Both were accepted as read.

Shirley Whitaker read The President General’s message, “A Time for Commemoration and Education.”

Mahala Frazier gave a report on the history of the Constitution, and said her son, James Craft, went to the elementary school at Eolia and gave a lecture on the Constitution and her grandson, Trey Craft, a freshman at Letcher County Central High School, participated in Constitution Day.

Joan Scott was accepted as a prospective member, and a committee was named to work on the chapter bylaws. The 2010-2011 handbooks were presented, and distribution of the yearbooks was decided.

Also discussed was attendance at the Pikeville DAR meeting, the NSDAR School Day at Hindman Settlement School, the Duncan Tavern Fall Festival, Hindman School Day at Keeneland Racetrack, and the fall Board of Management meeting in Lexington.

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