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June 3, 2018

Louisa DAR awards ceremony 2018

Myrtle Walker, Patricia Hatfield, Lynn Courtney, Theresa Chaffin, Freddie Daniel, Peggy Nelson, Patty Ferrell, Lynette Chaffin, Wanda Cassady, Glenda Grayson, Evelyn Deboard, and Reba Whitt.Myrtle Walker, Patricia Hatfield, Lynn Courtney, Theresa Chaffin, Freddie Daniel, Peggy Nelson, Patty Ferrell, Lynette Chaffin, Wanda Cassady, Glenda Grayson, Evelyn Deboard, and Reba Whitt.


LOUISA, Ky. -- The Louisa Chapter DAR met on May 22, 2018 in the cafe of Louisa FBC for the Annual DAR dinner, awards, and presentation of the Good Citizen Scholarship.

The meeting was called to order by Regent Sabrina May..

Honor guards Denver Chaffin and Kevin ArbaughHonor guards Denver Chaffin and Kevin ArbaughAs part of the DAR ritual, Denver Chaffin and Kevin Arbaugh Post 89 of the Louisa American Legion, presented the flag and led members and guest in the Pledge of Allegiance.

The winner of the Good Citizen Scholarship of $500 which is awarded annually to be used towards tuition at a college of their choice.

This year's winner is Jodi Mykayla Perkins a Senior at LCHS who plans on attending Morehead State College and desires to one day be a surgeon. Jodi is the daughter of Michael and Jolene Perkins, of Lawrence Co.

 

 

DAR scholarship winner 2018: Pictured- Morgan Miller, 500.00 Scholarship Winner Jodi Mykayla Perkins, parents Jolene and Michael Perkins.DAR scholarship winner 2018: Pictured- Morgan Miller, 500.00 Scholarship Winner Jodi Mykayla Perkins, parents Jolene and Michael Perkins.

DAR members and guests enjoyed the delicious meal prepared by Rebel Barn of Ft. Gay, WVA.. Hostesses were Evelyn Deboard, Lynn Courtney, Lynette Chaffin and Theresa Chaffin.

 

A Devotional was read from John 1 v. 12-13 by Evelyn Deboard and she also read the war poem Flanders Fields that was written during World War I. Lynette Chaffin talked about the medals awarded to the Code Talkers of the War. Theresa Chaffin told the meaning of Memorial Day and how it began. Freddie Daniel talked about Flag etiquette.

New DAR member Sara  Stiltner taking her oath for membership.New DAR member Sara Stiltner taking her oath for membership.DAR also gained a new member, Sara Stiltner McClanahan.

Four members were serving as Interim officers. They were installed and will take office at the next scheduled meeting in August.

Many awards were presented. (See more pictures below).

There will be no meeting in June and July. Next meeting will be August 28th at 6:00 pm in the Louisa FBC cafe.

 

 

 

Hostesses for the Awards Meeting were, L to R Lynn Courtney, Lynette Chaffin, Theresa Chaffin, and Evelyn Deboard.Hostesses for the Awards Meeting were, L to R Lynn Courtney, Lynette Chaffin, Theresa Chaffin, and Evelyn Deboard. Evelyn Deboard gave the devotional  from Proverbs and John 15  and read the war poem, Flanders Fields, written during World War 1.Evelyn Deboard gave the devotional from Proverbs and John 15 and read the war poem, Flanders Fields, written during World War 1.

 

L to R Freddie Daniel and Reba Whitt were awarded for their work with veterans during the year by Regent Sabrina May.L to R Freddie Daniel and Reba Whitt were awarded for their work with veterans during the year by Regent Sabrina May. Corresponding Secretary, Glenda Grayson, and 1st Vice Regent Patricia Hatfield was presented award for Outstanding Media coverage and public relations by Regent Sabrina MayCorresponding Secretary, Glenda Grayson, and 1st Vice Regent Patricia Hatfield was presented award for Outstanding Media coverage and public relations by Regent Sabrina May

 

National defense committee chair Theresa Chaffin and Lynn Courtney receiving award for work during Constitution Week from regent Sabrina May..National defense committee chair Theresa Chaffin and Lynn Courtney receiving award for work during Constitution Week from regent Sabrina May.. Freddie Daniel instructed members about Flag etiquette.Freddie Daniel instructed members about Flag etiquette.

 

Outstanding event. Distinguished work in Literacy and 1st ever State award for Literacy -SabrinaMay, Patricia Hatfield, Aaron Hatfield who dressed in character for the events DAR was involved in, Patty Ferrell, Peggy Nelson, Myrtle Walker, Lynn Courtney, and Evelyn Deboard.Outstanding event. Distinguished work in Literacy and 1st ever State award for Literacy -SabrinaMay, Patricia Hatfield, Aaron Hatfield who dressed in character for the events DAR was involved in, Patty Ferrell, Peggy Nelson, Myrtle Walker, Lynn Courtney, and Evelyn Deboard. DAR schools committee chair, Myrtle Walker was presented award for her outstanding work with schools.DAR schools committee chair, Myrtle Walker was presented award for her outstanding work with schools.

 Theresa Chaffin explained the origin and meaning of Memorial Day.Theresa Chaffin explained the origin and meaning of Memorial Day. DAR 6th district director Judy Carter (second from right) was honored for assistance with the Chapter this year. Also shown Sabrina May, Patricia Hatfield, (Carter) and Reba Whitt.DAR 6th district director Judy Carter (second from right) was honored for assistance with the Chapter this year. Also shown Sabrina May, Patricia Hatfield, (Carter) and Reba Whitt.

 

DAR new officers...L to R Theresa Chaffin (Historian), Sheila Kensinger (Chaplain), Evelyn Deboard (Treasurer), Teresa Pigg (2nd Vice Regent and parliamentarian). DAR new officers...L to R Theresa Chaffin (Historian), Sheila Kensinger (Chaplain), Evelyn Deboard (Treasurer), Teresa Pigg (2nd Vice Regent and parliamentarian).

 

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