Category Archives: Veterans

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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Veterans Shoe Box Drive

Veterans Shoe Box Drive 2020

Abendschone Chapter, NSDAR participated in the State Society’s Veterans Shoe Box Drive 2020

The Veterans Shoebox Drive is a way we can thank our veterans for their service to our country, protecting us, and keeping us free and to let them know they are not forgotten during the holidays.

In 2019 over 1850 holiday wrapped shoeboxes were given to veterans, men and women. This year 39 Shoe Box gifts boxes were donated to Veterans from Abendschone Chapter.

December 27, 2020 issue of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette

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.