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DAR Good Citizen Awards

The DAR Good Citizens program and Scholarship Contest is intended to encourage and reward the sparkling qualities of good citizenship in our students. Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR is proud to announce the Good Citizen Awards to:

DAR Good Citizen of Green Forest High School
Cynthia Aguilar-Orellana

DAR Good Citizen of Berryville High School
Jack Dignan

DAR Good Citizen of Eureka Springs High School
Jayden Urioste

DAR Donation

Abendschone DAR Chapter donated/presented biography books to the Carroll County elementary school libraries and public libraries in Eureka Springs, Berryville, and Green Forest. Donating the book is an example of promotion of children’s literature and service to America, which are goals of Daughters of the American Revolution. Pictured above are Abendschone Chapter regent Terri Herman (left) and Eureka Springs Elementary librarian Amy Maliska.

Historic Preservation at Eureka Springs Cemetery

The Eureka Springs DAR chapter members from Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR, attended a headstone cleaning class with Eureka Springs Cemetery Superintendent Bruce Wright on Saturday, October 15. The ladies soaked, scrubbed, and cleaned 23 headstones. Some of the headstones were deceased DAR members and their families, others were stones needing attention due to their many years in the cemetery. The pictured headstone is of Joada John Cole. She was a member who died in 1996 and was an author and historian.

DAR Chapter Supporting Local Veterans in 2022

Often our veterans are forgotten and need a little help or an uplifting thought. Many in their later years find themselves in the hospital or nursing home with no family or support system during the holidays. Our community can thank veterans by remembering them at Christmas time with a simple gift. Abenschone Chapter, NSDAR filled 51 shoeboxes with necessary items, a few little surprises and a Christmas card wishing them a happy holiday and/or thanking them for their service and for keeping America free.

The boxes were distributed to veterans in Eureka Springs, Holiday Island, Berryville, and Green Forest to:

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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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