The Susanna Randolph Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its meeting on October 2 at the Methodist Church.
Ann Carter, Regent, called the meeting to order. Linda Sue Galloway asked the blessing before the meal.
The meeting began with the opening ritual including the singing of the National Anthem.
Judy Flowers delivered the American Indian Minute and Brenda Gower offered a Conservation Minute, Carter then explained a bit about Groves Cottage and that it houses 1st through 6th grades for a School Minute.
In Officer Reports, Mandi Bryant, Recording Secretary, gave the secretary’s report for September and took roll call which was “A Memorable Museum.”
Ruth Miller read a thank you letter from one of the Tammassee boys. Teresa Wenzel also read a thank you from Willa Mollet, a nonresident member.
Wenzel, Treasurer, gave the treasurer’s report for September and reminded everyone if they would like to make a contribution to the scholarship fund, she will be writing letters for tax purposes.
Historians Brenda Gower and Crystal McCurdy asked if anyone had extra bulletins from District Meeting.
Ruth Miller, Registrar, reported that she is now using a prospective member database also with all her other leads and that Jennifer Adams papers have been received.
In Unfinished Business, Friends and Family Night invitations were handed out by Adams and were going to be mailed or e mailed to the members who were not in attendance. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. at St. Pat’s Hall in Vandalia.
In New Business, Miller reported there was a good show for Prairie Days but suggested we need a DAR banner for the table. Carter reminded everyone to log their Celebrate American volunteer hours.
Reports were given on the District meeting, the state chorus information was given to those who were interested and Continental Congress tour information was discussed.
Wheeling for Healing in October on the Katy Trail, all funds will go towards the Wounded Warrior project.
Joy Davis made motion that we host a S.A.G. (Support and Gear) table along with two other chapters.
Linda Sue Galloway second the motion and in vote it passed.
Davis also made the motion to help with the kitchen remodel at Roslyn Heights by refacing a drawer. Brenda Gower second the motion and it passed in vote.
Joy Davis gave the program on the DAR Museum.
The meeting was adjourned with the Daughters Pledge, the Preamble to the US Constitution, and Pledge of Allegiance to the State of Missouri.
Those in attendance were: Dorothy Black, Mandi Bryant, Ann Carter, Joy Davis, Judy Flowers, Linda Sue Galloway, Brenda Gower, Crystal McCurdy, Ruth Miller, Teresa Wenzel, Jennifer Adam, Gabriel Bryant, and Elijah Bryant.