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Local DAR chapter meets

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 2:35 pm

The Susanna Randolph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its meeting on April 3 at the Vandalia Hotel. Ann Carter, Vice-Regent, called the meeting to order. Virginia Howdeshell, Chaplain, asked the blessing before the meal. The meeting began with the opening ritual including the singing of the National Anthem. Barbara Elzea read the President General’s message. Vice-Regent Ann Carter presented the National Defense News. The Constitution Minute

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  • Farber Betterment seeks volunteers

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    Farber Community Betterment is looking for volunteers to mow the Farber Roadside Park this summer.  The months of April, July and August are already covered.  Volunteers may sign up for weekly or monthly.  A calendar will be posted at the Farber Library or you may contact Judy Hull 573-249-3274 or Dana Keller 573-473-4812.

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  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary meets

    Posted on March 19, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, March 13, at the post home in Vandalia. President Victoria Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order. Opening ceremonies were observed. The minutes were approved for the February meeting.  The treasurer’s report for March was read by the president and filed. Correspondence read included General Orders No. 7 for March and April; thank you note from Missouri Veterans

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  • St. Cecilia Music Club

    Posted on February 26, 2014 at 1:18 pm

    The St. Cecilia Club met February 17 at 7 p.m. at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. Those present were Denise Allen, Ruth Calcaterra, Deanna Divins, Brenda Gower, Leanna Leake, Denna Nichols, Brenda Owens, Glee Hanson, Veanna Snodgrass, Sue Beshears, and Deanna Frey. It was discussed that members were to arrive at Sue Beshears’ on Thursday at 7 p.m. The next scheduled meeting for March 17 is to be at the

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  • VFW Ladies Auxiliary meeting

    Posted on February 19, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    The Ladies’ Auxiliary to VFW Post No. 2173 met on Thursday, February 13, at the post home in Vandalia.  President Victoria Shaw called the 7 p.m. meeting to order.  Opening ceremonies were observed. The minutes were approved for the November meeting.  December and January meetings had been canceled due to bad weather.  The treasurer’s reports December, January, & February were filed. Correspondence read included General Orders No. 5 December 2013;

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  • DAR sees record growth in new members in 2013

    Posted on February 5, 2014 at 1:56 pm

    Note: The Susanna Randolph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has had a net gain in membership every year since 2008 when there were 26 members until today when the chapter has 49 members and is actively seeking more members at every opportunity. WASHINGTON, DC – With the final 2013 membership statistics now collected, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recorded its most significant

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  • St. Cecilia Music Club

    Posted on January 29, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    The St. Cecilia Club met January 20, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Family Life Center in Vandalia. Roll call was to name a song with snow or winter in the title. Those attending were Deanna Divins, Shirley Forgy, Brenda Gower, Leanna Leake, Denna Nichols, Brenda Owens, Veanna Snodgrass, Sue Beshears, Ruth Calcaterra, Denise Allen, and Glee Hanson. The treasurer reported that she received a thank you with a donation

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