Cane River Chapter NSDAR holds monthly meeting

The Cane River Chapter for the National Society of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting on Oct. 14. The Oath of membership was administered to Elaine Firmin Bacon by Minnie Metoyer, Chapter Chaplain. Jennifer Christophe Colbert signed her application for membership to the NSDAR.

The members and guests enjoyed a presentation on the 100th Anniversary of the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

The Chapter recently collected and donated 456 cola bottle caps to the Hindman Settlement School in Hindman, KY. NSDAR supports this school to provide education and service opportunities for children of the mountains, while keeping them mindful of their heritage.

The chapter clipped food and non-food coupons with a face value of $19,831 for military families overseas. The chapter also collected 625 used postage stamps that were mailed to The Wounded Veterans Project.

To learn more about the DAR and how to become a member contact Cane River Chapter Regent Peggy Aycock at