Junior Members Of Chattanooga Area Chapters Of Tennessee Society Daughters Of The American Revolution Attend Tennessee DAR 113th State Conference

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Katie Burton, Judge David Campbell Chapter, Stephanie Rimer Young, Chief John Ross Chapter, Jennifer Thomas, Judge David Campbell Chapter, Natalie Biggers Davis, Nancy Ward Chapter, Natalie Blackwell, Regent, Nancy Ward Chapter; Meegan Burton, Judge David Campbell Chapter; Jessica Raz Mines Dumitru, Regent, Chief John Ross Chapter
Katie Burton, Judge David Campbell Chapter, Stephanie Rimer Young, Chief John Ross Chapter, Jennifer Thomas, Judge David Campbell Chapter, Natalie Biggers Davis, Nancy Ward Chapter, Natalie Blackwell, Regent, Nancy Ward Chapter; Meegan Burton, Judge David Campbell Chapter; Jessica Raz Mines Dumitru, Regent, Chief John Ross Chapter

The Tennessee Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution convened its 113th state conference at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs Conference Center April 19–22. The Junior members of four of the Chattanooga area chapters of the Tennessee Society (Chief John Ross Chapter, Judge David Campbell Chapter, Nancy Ward Chapter, and Moccasin Bend Chapter) served as pages at the 113th State Conference. 

The conference consists of workshops, business sessions, committee meetings, social functions, and awards presentations. Special guest Ann Dillon Turner, President General of the NSDAR, was the keynote speaker at the Friday evening dinner. 

A junior member of the NSDAR is anyone who is a member in good standing who is under the age of 37.  Members may serve as a page for the State Conference until the age of 40. Chattanooga Chapter pages included Katie Burton, Judge David Campbell Chapter, Stephanie Rimer Young, Chief John Ross Chapter, Jennifer Thomas, Judge David Campbell Chapter, Natalie Biggers Davis, Nancy Ward Chapter, Natalie Blackwell, Regent, Nancy Ward Chapter; Meegan Burton, Judge David Campbell Chapter; Jessica Raz Mines Dumitru, Regent, Chief John Ross Chapter and Caty Dirksen, Moccasin Bend Chapter.

NSDAR was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 185,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations. DAR is non-partisan and non-political, and welcomes any woman, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineage to a Revolutionary War patriot.

 To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit www.DAR.org, www.tndar.org, or www.youtube.com/TodaysDAR.  For information about the Chattanooga Chapters, contact Jessica Raz Mines Dumitru at JMDumitru@gmail.com or 423-413-1127.

Caty Dirksen, Moccasin Bend Chapter
Caty Dirksen, Moccasin Bend Chapter

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