Natalie Blackwell To Represent Tennessee At DAR National Continental Congress

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Cecile Wimberley, national junior chairman, Susan Thomas, Tennessee state regent, Natalie Blackwell, Tennessee outstanding junior, Meegan Burton, Tennessee chairman junior membership and Liz King, Tennessee vice chairman junior membership.
Cecile Wimberley, national junior chairman, Susan Thomas, Tennessee state regent, Natalie Blackwell, Tennessee outstanding junior, Meegan Burton, Tennessee chairman junior membership and Liz King, Tennessee vice chairman junior membership.

Each year Daughters of the American Revolution chapters across the nation and around the world, select that one junior member, ages 18-35, that has represented her chapter through community projects, in house programs and overall activities.

The Nancy Ward Chapter's Outstanding Junior for 2014, Mrs. Natalie Blackwell, was selected Tennessee State Outstanding Junior at this year's state conference in Franklin, Tenn.  

Mrs. Blackwell will represent the state of Tennessee at the DAR National Continental Congress in Washington D.

C. in June.

 

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