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Proclamations Signed for Constitution Week 2022

The Abendschone chapter of the Arkansas Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution commemorated the signing of the U.S. Constitution with Eureka Springs Mayor Butch Berry, who read and signed a proclamation in recognition of Consitution Week, which is Sept 17-23.

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Certificate of Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Pictured are Terri Herman (Acting Regent), Suzanne Williams (Historic Preservation Chair), and Margaret Scobee (Recording Secretary.)

Suzanne Williams, Abendschone Chapter Historic Preservation Chair received an award for thirty plus years of volunteer work in historic preservation. She researched and published her book Nebraska and the CCC: Young Men at Their Best, preserving the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps in Nebraska. She interviewed over 150 men who worked in the CCC as young men. Other volunteer work in Eureka Springs is notable for her research for the cemetery, her work at the historic museum, and her research for the annual historic calendars published by a local bank.

2022 DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship Contest Winners

DAR Good Citizen Award Winners Eden Alyse Wilson,  Kimberly Lozano Merida and Olivia Cross.
Pictured here are Eden Alyse Wilson with Berryville High School Principal Ms. Armstrong, Kimberly Lozano Merida and Olivia Cross.

On February 12, 2022 at the meeting of the Abendschone Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, winners of the DAR Good Citizen Award and Scholarship Contest were announced. The winners were Kimberly Lozano Merida of Green Forest High School, Olivia Cross of Eureka Springs High School, and Eden Alyse Wilson of Berryville High School.

The winner of the essay portion of the contest was Eden Alyse Wilson with an essay entitled “Being an American Citizen.” She will be now eligible for Arkansas State DAR Good Citizen Recognition.

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