WEIRTON — Joe Benline, superintendent of Union Cemetery in Steubenville, was the featured speaker when the Fort Steuben Chapter of the Nationwide Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Dec. 10 at Giovanni’s Restaurant in Weirton.
Launched by Patti D’Aurora, the chapter’s treasurer, Benline, whose father served as cemetery superintendent earlier than him, gave a presentation on the pre-Civil Struggle-era cemetery, which is listed on the Nationwide Register of Historic Locations.
Nancy Partitions gave the invocation and benediction on the assembly, which was presided over by Regent Mary Ann Jessie. Assistant Registrar Tammy Kotyk led the Pledge of Allegiance and Nationwide Anthem; and the American Creed delivered by First Vice-Regent Jean Vega.
Jesse learn the President Common’s message.
Members have been invited to buy on the Christmas retailer with proceeds from gross sales to profit the chapter’s scholarship fund.
Secretary Vicky Joseph learn the authorized minutes on the enterprise assembly. Treasurer Patti D’Aurora gave the Treasurer’s Report and it was authorized.
Ladies’s Points Chair Janet Reimer gave a report on private security and sufferer prevention.
Cameo Society President Denise White reported that affiliate member Mary Evans has joined her grandmother, a founding father of the chapter. White reminded members that membership within the Cameo Society may very well be based mostly on a household relationship with any member relative, residing or deceased.
Indian Minute President Carolyn Missock knowledgeable members concerning the winter solstice noticed by some American Indians.
Vega, Chairman of the Veterans Providers Committee, reported on a venture to donate provides to veterans. She despatched Christmas playing cards to the troops on behalf of the chapter.
Underneath outdated enterprise, a number of members deliberate to attend Union Cemetery, Alleghenies Cemetery, New Cumberland Cemetery, and Paris and Florence Cemeteries, and members have been reminded of Wreaths Throughout America on December 17.
It was famous that excellent voluntary nominations have been to be obtained below the brand new motion.
NE Director Cindy Kettler requested every NE chapter to donate $25 for the host room and services for the OSDAR Spring Convention, and the chapter voted to take action.
Members have been reminded concerning the flag hoisting days.
The subsequent assembly can be held on February 11 on the historic Fort Steuben Customer Middle in Steubenville.