The Asa Cottrell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution welcomed Illinois State Regent Gloria Flathom to its meeting

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Regent Kathy Hughes, Registrar Darlene Schoepski, State Regent Gloria Flathom, new members Kathy Kult and Natalie Hammer, and Chaplain Marsha Hosfeld are welcomed.

on Friday, Sept. 21 in the Grand Gallery at the Boone County Museum of History, 314 S. State St. Ms. Flathom participated in the installation of new members and presented her program “Until You Spread Your Wings, You Have No Idea How Far You Can Fly.” A luncheon preceded the meeting.

“Our chapter, which will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary, carries out the important mission of the National Society here on the local level,” said Chapter Regent Kathy Hughes. “The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a women’s service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. We have a wealth of history in the community and participate in local events and service projects.”

Hughes invited women who are interested in membership or additional information about our chapter and service projects to contact Registrar Darlene Schoepski at d_d_schoepski@hotmail.com or 815-505-0802.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to preserve the memory and spirit of those who contributed to securing American independence. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can…

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