Cane River Chapter, NSDAR Present “HODAR” Awards

The Cane River Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held their monthly meeting on May 9 and awarded two Husband’s of a Daughter of the American Revolution, “HODAR”, Awards.  Recipients were Christopher Sylvia, husband of Frances Sylvia Chapter Historian and Robert DunnMiller, husband of Carolynn DunnMiller Chapter Registrar.  Mr. Sylvia and Mr. DunnMiller have given countless hours of volunteer work to the chapter and the state society.  HODAR’s do so much to support their active DAR spouses.  To show the chapter’s appreciation each was given a customized 100% silk tie, pin and certificate.

Chapter Regent Peggy Aycock presented a program on DAR Insignia pins and official ribbons.  Afterwards the members enjoyed refreshment provided by Minnie Metoyer, Jeanette Foor, Vera Severin, Martha Conde, Yolande Pinckley and France Sylvia.  This concluded the monthly meetings until September.  

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a women’s service organization whose members can trace their lineage to an individual who contributed to securing American independence during the Revolutionary War. Today’s DAR is dynamic and diverse, with over 185,000 members in 3,000 chapters in the United States and abroad. DAR members annually provide millions of hours of volunteer service to their local communities across the country and world. DAR chapters participate in projects to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. Over one million members have joined the organization since its founding in 1890. 

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