Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR Recognizes Local Recipients of the 2019 DAR Good Citizens Award

 

2019 Good Citizen Awards

The winners are Brian Hall of Berryville HIgh School, Makenzie Meyer of Eureka Springs high School, and Trinity McMahan of Green Forest High School. Also pictured is Dana Sue Busch, DAR Good Citizens committee chair.

On February 14, 2019, at the Community Bank in Berryville, the Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR conducted the 2018-19 award ceremony honoring local high school seniors.

The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest, created in 1934, is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.

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Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR celebrates 67th year

67thanniversary2Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR celebrated the 67th birthday of their chapter on December 13, 2018. The featured program was given by chapter member Donna Wenger to commemorate the upcoming centennial of the women’s right to vote. She portrayed suffrage activist Alice Paul, who led the national effort to secure the vote for women.

Pictured are Chapter Regent Margaret Scobee, Donna Wenger (in costume), and Luci Lund (niece of recently deceased member Stella Bucknam).

Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR Celebrates National DAR Day of Service

Day of Service

Pictured with Suzie Bell are Abendschone members who volunteer at ECHO. From left to right are Suzanne Williams, Ginger Malmstrom, Andrea Rowe, Suzie, Sherry Kerr, and Fayette Schmutzler.

The Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR in Eureka Springs, celebrated the 128th anniversary of the founding of DAR and the National Day of Service at their monthly meeting on October 11, 2018.
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Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of World War I

WWI-sign
A special exhibit at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum opened in April of 2017 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I.

Museum volunteer and Abendschone Chapter NSDAR member, Suzanne Williams, collected items from Carroll County, Arkansas residents for the exhibit. Several NSDAR members made contributions. The exhibit included a uniform, original sheet music, photos, maps of France, a letter from General Pershing, a feed bucket for horses and mules, and mess kits. Visitors were especially interested in the trench art, made from shell casings and spent bullets. The exhibit continued until the end of 2018 and was well received.

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