Good Citizens Awards 2020

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Pictured (l to r): Shane Lewis (Berryville High), Madison Cannady (Eureka Springs High), Madison Smalley (Green Forest High – who was also the first prize essay winner), Dana Sue Busch (DAR).

The annual DAR Good Citizens Awards ceremony, given by the local Abendschone Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), was held at the Cornerstone Bank in Eureka Springs on Thursday, February 13, 2020. Seniors from three local schools were given certificates, pins, and scholarship monies during the ceremony by Dana Sue Busch, DAR Good Citizens chairperson.

The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the following qualities: Dependability (truthfulness, honesty, punctuality, etc.), Service (cooperation, helpfulness, responsibility, etc.), Leadership (personality, self-control, initiative, etc.), Patriotism (unselfish loyalty to American ideals).

 

Flag Day

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At the June 14, 2019 Flag Day ceremony at the local Holiday Island Elks Lodge, members of the Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR participated, in costume, as flag bearers. Pictured in front of the flag display, representing several historic American flags ranging from pre-Revolution to the current 50 star version, are those members attending the ceremony.

75th Anniversary of D-Day

DSCN0550The members of the Abendschone Chapter NSDAR met at the Equity Bank in Eureka Springs Thursday, May 9, 2019.

The featured speaker was retired Air Force Major Gary Norris. He gave the background information regarding the June 6, 1944 D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy, D-Day: Operation Overlord.

The success of this massive effort of the WWII Allies helped deliver the soon-to-be defeat of Nazi-Germany in Western Europe.

Pictured are Abendschone Chapter NSDAR Regent, Margaret Scobee and Major Gary Norris.