DAR meets at Fellowship Cup
James Harlan Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution met Saturday morning, Nov. 16, at the Fellowship Cup in Mt. Pleasant. Twenty-one members and guests gathered.
Vice-Regent Sylvia Blaesing led the opening rituals and presided at the short business meeting.
Janet Mills, Dianna Klaus, Jane Neil and Margaret Carlson then presented a skit, “Ladies Journey to America in 1620.” Coincidentally, Janet Mills descends from Elizabeth Tilley, one of the ladies depicted in the skit. Registrar Carol Klopfenstein and Carol Messer were hostesses and served muffins, fruits, cider and coffee.
Others attending: Chaplain Jo Ann Stout, Treasurer Pam Schinstock, Martha Allen, Pat White, Wilma Whitham, Sylvia Ridinger, Maria Whetsler, Mary Savage, Secretary Pat Brown, Kayleigh Septer, Waunita Gibbons, Cathy Helman, Helen See and Linda Dorn.
Donations of toiletries, books, magazines and socks were accepted for the Iowa City VA Hospital. Additional donations are encouraged. The next meeting will be 10 a.m., Dec. 14, at the Fellowship Cup, Mt. Pleasant.
All members of DAR descend from a patriot who fought in the American Revolution. The objectives of DAR are historical preservation and the promotion of education and patriotic endeavors. For information on joining DAR, contact Carol Klopfenstein, 319-257-6987.