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DAR meets in Mt. Pleasant

Feb 26, 2013

James Harlan Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution met Saturday morning, Feb. 23. Thirteen members gathered at the Fellowship Cup in Mt. Pleasant.

Pat White led the short business meeting, in the absence of Regent Sylvia Blaesing and Vice Regent Barbara Welander.

Afterwards, Gayle Olson and daughter Torey Olson presented the program, “Let Me Tell You About Our Patriots.” They also posted a time-line chart featuring important battles and events of the American Revolution. Several members shared stories about their patriot ancestor.

Others attending: Registrar Carol Klopfenstein, Chaplain Jo Ann Stout, Helen See, Jane Neil, Kayleigh Septer, Sylvia Ridinger, Cathy Helman, Margaret Carlson, Mary Savage and Secretary Pat Brown, hostess for the morning.

The next meeting will be at 10 a.m. on March 23, at the Fellowship Cup in Mt. Pleasant. Pam Schinstock will present, “Facts and Folklore of Old Glory.”

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.

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