DAR Puts Constitution Week Proclamations On Display at Public Library

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Pictured are Natalie Blackwell, Jan Perry, Carol Rogers, Lee Parham and Teresa Rimer
Pictured are Natalie Blackwell, Jan Perry, Carol Rogers, Lee Parham and Teresa Rimer

The Regents Council of the Daughters of the American Revolution met this week to present Constitution Week proclamations by County Mayor Jim Coppinger and Mayor Andy Berke to the downtown library.  

Those taking part included Natalie Blackwell, first vice Regent of the Nancy Ward Chapter; Jan Perry, Regent of the Judge David Campbell Chapter, Carol Rogers, Regents Council Chairman; Lee Parham, Regent of the Chickamauga Chapter, and Teresa Rimer, Regent of the Chief John Ross Chapter. Sara Maloney is Regent of the Moccasin Bend chapter. 

Proclamations will be displayed throughout the week.


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