The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. with the DAR Ritual, led by Pam Metts, vice regent of the Chapter. A light breakfast will be served following the ritual.
Clara Lawrence and Pam Metts, chairman and co-chairman of Constitution Week, are in charge of the program. Lawrence said guest speaker will be Elizabeth C. “Betsy” Taylor, a retired librarian of Trigg County School System, who will speak on the Constitution, amendments and women’s right to vote.
Metts, director of John L. Street Library, and Lawrence have a display on Constitution Week and invite the public to come by the library during the month of September and view the exhibit.
Constitution Week is observed Sept. 17-23. All people are encouraged to fly the flag during Constitution Week, as well as fly the flag everyday. Lawrence said, “Constituition Week is observed b all DAR members and asks the public to join with members and fly our flags.”
Ladies who are descendants of Revolutionary War ancestors joining the James Thomas chapter since the last year include Virginia Campbell Merritt; Jeanette Marie Manzer and Alice Marie Knight. Carla and Kristen Heckmann are working on applications to become members.
The DAR chapter welcomes all new members and invites ladies eligible for membership to get information. Contact any member of the James Thomas Chapter NSDAR- Maurine Bowles, regent; Pam Metts, vice regent; or Virginia Alexander, registrar.
This press release was submitted by James Thomas Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution of Cadiz.