Preston Trail DAR Chapter to Hold Awards Banquet

Pottsboro, Texas –  The Preston Trail NSDAR are hosting their yearly awards banquet on May 3, 2018.

The meeting will be presided over by Regent Vicki McComack, with the assistance of all the chapter officers:  1st Vice Regent, Natalie Bauman; 2nd Vice Regent, Catherine Giles; Chaplain, Gay Hilbert; Registrar, Sandy Sharp;

Recording Secretary, Gloria Morton; Corresponding Secretary, Linda McAnaney; Treasurer, Lisa Lettie; Historian, Carolyn Dexheimer; Librarian, Beth Bowling and Parliamentarian, Jonnie Templeton.

Many of the individual chapter members will be awarded certificates for their achievements in service of the community and veterans. The chapter as a whole also received many awards from the Texas State Society DAR for their work during the past year.

Honorees for the banquet are the Preston Trail Chapter Scholarship recipient, Cassandra Hammond of Van Alstyne; DAR Good Citizen, Tyler VanDuser of Bells; Unsung Hero, Billy Teague of Sherman; and a special Posthumous Award for recently deceased daughter, Martha Neyman.

The Preston Trail Chapter of the DAR meets on the first Thursday of the September through May at 5pm for snacks and fellowship and at 6pm for chapter meetings and programs.

Anyone interested in receiving help to prove their ancestry for qualification to become a Daughter of the American Revolution are welcome to contact our chapter by email at PrestonTrailNSDAR@gmail.com or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PrestonTrailNSDARPottsboroTX75076/ .

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 177,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations.  DAR members are committed to volunteer service having served more than 12.5 million hours in communities throughout the world during the past three years.  To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit www.DAR.org or connect with DAR on social media at facebook.com/TodaysDARtwitter.com/TodaysDAR and youtube.com/TodaysDAR