United Daughters Of The Confederacy Hold Meeting

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
President Marilyn Kinne, left, presenting Anita Green with a membership certificate.
President Marilyn Kinne, left, presenting Anita Green with a membership certificate.

The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis Chapter #900, held its monthly meeting in May at the Kinser Church of God.  

Refreshment s were furnished by Lisa Pritchett. The meeting was called to order by President Marilyn Kinne.  The UDC Ritual was led by Lisa Pritchett and Teresa Silvers.  The minutes were read by Secretary Debbie Riggs.  The Treasurer’s report was presented by Peggy Morrison.   

Discussion was held concerning the Military Service Crosses and Certificates Award Service on Memorial Day at Shiloh Baptist Church. Anita Green was presented her certification as a new member into the chapter by the president.  She was also appointed to be the new registrar for the chapter to fill the position left by the death of a member.

Donations were collected from the members for the Veterans Home.  Members will be delivering the donations in November.

Discussion was held concerning the June meeting.  Each year in June, the Chapter sponsors a tea for its members.  Honorary members are also invited to attend. One of the recent projects undertaken by the UDC is nearing completion.  It is a cookbook composed by the original members of the Jefferson Davis Chapter in 1908.  The cookbook should be printed in June.  

A motion was made to use a postcard picture of the Historical Monument on Ocoee Street, entitled Historical Reprint of 1908 Echoes from the Kitchen.  The motion was passed.  Orders for the book can be taken on the website.

A motion was made for the Jefferson Davis Chapter to host the 2016 State Convention.  The motion was passed by the members.  Plans will be made to start the process.

President Kinne urged everyone to turn in their service reports for the year  by June 1.  These will be submitted to the state for the October convention.

Plans are being finalized for the educational pamphlets the UDC has made to be presented to 5th grade students in the upcoming school year.  

The meeting was adjourned. Anyone interested in the United Daughters of the Confederacy can visit website at www.udcjeffersondavischapter900.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/udcjeffersondavischapter900

Front row, from left, Margaret Biggs, Marilyn Kinne and Gussie Ridgeway.  Back row, from left, Teresa Silvers, Harriett Caldwell, Peggy Morrison, Lisa Pritchett and Anita Green.
Front row, from left, Margaret Biggs, Marilyn Kinne and Gussie Ridgeway. Back row, from left, Teresa Silvers, Harriett Caldwell, Peggy Morrison, Lisa Pritchett and Anita Green.

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