DAR holds October meeting

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Elk Horn Prairie Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution met on Oct. 3 at the Aurora Library at 1 p.m.

Regent Noralee Faulkner and Cheryl Schoen opened the meeting with the ritual, Pledge of Allegiance and the American’s Creed. Regent Faulkner introduced Barbara Brauch and their educational program “Restoring a Lost Cemetery,” The Rescuing of The Phariss Cemetery.

This program was given by slides of their Patriot Samuel M. Phariss and both Barbara and Noralee gave show and tell of actual photos, before and after, and documentation of maps, census records, Bounty Land Warrant, probate record, Homestead Certificates and actual headstone.

From 2017 to datem these members restored their ancestors’ memories. Sharing information both Barbara and Noralee enlightened us with many interesting stories.

A memorial of Barbara Lee Spilman was conducted by Chaplain Cheryl Schoen.

Regent Faulkner welcomed guests, gave the President General’s Report, and Sunshine Report; Americanism by Margaret Kane; Roll Call by Secretary Cynthia Garringer; Treasurers’ Report by Janie Allmon; Flag Fact and American History Essays and DAR Good Citizens by Barbara Cohu and Myrna Fischer; Constitution Week by Sandy Mason; Indian Minute by Charlotte Cole; DAR Schools by Cynthia Garringer; ROTC Monett Report by Noralee Faulkner; Veterans  Report by Kitty Crider (bring donations next month).

Hostesses were Barbara Cohu and Noralee  Faulkner and provided five-flavor brownies, spinach dip and crackers and chips, and fresh apple cider.

he next meeting will be at the Aurora Library on Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. The Eduational Program will be Show Me Frank Lloyd Wright by Kelly Johnston.