January meeting of the Nanih Waiya DAR held


The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the DAR met Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Market Café. Hostesses for the luncheon were Charlotte Cornish, Mary West, Deanie Graves, and Nell Young.

Regent Paula Fulton called the meeting to order. The meeting began with the membership reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble to the Constitution. The President General’s report was placed on the tables for the members to read. The Chaplain led the group in the DAR Ritual. Second Vice Regent, Annie Pearl Matthews gave the National Defense Report and Nell Young gave the Indian minute.

The Chaplain then installed new members: Mary Snow, Nancy Ellis, Mary Joyce Boyles, Yvonne McMillin, Joan Agent, and Pam Kirk. Sylvia Clark was reinstated as a member.

new members of DAR

New members

Guests of the club were Wanda Hunter and Kaye Frensly

DAR Janice Dyson

Janice Dyson

Susan Clark, First Vice Regent, introduced Mrs. Janice Suggs Dyson to the club. Mrs. Dyson brought a display of her family’s pottery and told the history of her family’s pottery business.

After the program, Regent Fulton proceeded with the business of the Chapter. Mary Tabor, club secretary read correspondence and the minutes from the November meeting. Theresa Bridges, club treasurer, gave a report on the funds.

Committee reports were given. Money was taken up by Rosalie Chairman, Ramona Hughes, for the State renovation project of Rosalie, our DAR home in Natchez. A report of the DAR Good Citizen’s committee was given by Nancy Ellis .

The state convention will be in Jackson at the Jackson Hilton on Feb. 13, 14, and 15. Representing Nanih Waiya Chapter will be Paula Fulton, Junie Fuller, Susan Clark and Nancy Ellis.

The next meeting will be March 27 at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 3:00 p.m. The five high school seniors who were chosen for DAR Good Citizen’s awards will be given their medals and pins by the chairman, Nancy Ellis. All members were urged to attend.