Abendschone Chapter NSDAR participated in the Elks Holiday Island Lodge’s 241st anniversary of Flag Day. Also participating were American Legion 36, Boy Scouts 67, Opera of the Ozarks, and a message from Pastor Bob Herring. Refreshments were also enjoyed!
Eureka Springs Cemetery sextant, Gloria Stephens, prepared short biographies of veterans and other important historical figures buried in the Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Cemetery. Continue reading
Abendschone Chapter NSDAR participated in the Elks sponsored “Books for Kids Program” delivering books to first grade students in Cassville, Missouri. Continue reading
About once a year the Abendschone Chapter NSDAR makes a donation to the veterans in Fayetteville to make their stay in the hospital or in outpatient treatments more comfortable.
Abendschone Chapter NSDAR members: Ginger Malmstrom, Regent Judy Germani, Suzanne Williams, Colleen Cook
Abendschone Chapter NSDAR participated in the Elks sponsored “Books for Kids Program” in Huntsville, Arkansas. Books were distributed to 160 students in Huntsville on May 1, 2018. Members of the Abendschone Chapter NSDAR and local Elks Club were on hand to help with each student’s book selection and to listen to each child read.
Chapter member and project chair, Ginger Malmstrom, received the State Literacy Promotion Award last March. For the last 11 years she has personally selected more than 6,000 books for first graders. Each spring, DAR members visit eight schools and assist first graders in selecting a book to keep for their very own.
Ginger Malmstrom pictured here with first grade class in Huntsville, AR.
First grade student reads his book to Ginger Malmstrom.
Pictured here at the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville, Arkansas are members from the Abenschone Chapter NSDAR: Fayette Schmutzler, Laurie Willis, Kathy Clark, and Margaret Scobee.
Abenschone Chapter members, Fayette Schmutzler, Laurie Willis, Kathy Clark, and Margaret Scobee visited the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville.
Local DAR Chapter attendees are pictured, from top left to right: Margaret Scobee, Andrea Rowe, Ginger Malmstrom, Phyllis Jones and Colleen Cook. Bottom Row: Suzanne Williams, President General Ann Turner Dillon, State Regent Jerrie J. Townsend and Abendschone Regent Judy Germani.
Seven members of the Eureka Springs chapter (Abendschone Chapter NSDAR) attended the 110th annual Arkansas State DAR conference March 29-31 in Little Rock. Continue reading