Overland Trail Chapter DAR receives state awards

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The Overland Trail Chapter DAR received accolades at the Colorado State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution state conference held April 26-28 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Denver.

The Overland Trail Chapter received recognition for Outstanding Participation in Commemorative Events; National Defense; Support of Veterans; Katherine Snider for serving as Grand Marshall of Veteran’s Day Parade; Insights regarding Chapter Charter Year needs; Participation in DAR Project Patriot; and Sue Harmon for Service as Overland Trail Chapter Regent. President General Merry Ann T. Wright awarded the Overland Trail Chapter with a certificate of 100 percent participation in the President General’s Project. Congratulations to all the chapter members for a successful first year.

Overland Trail Chapter members Sue Harmon, Dawn Paschal, Carol Cook, Susan Brand and Laurie Button attended.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation’s children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 175,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit www.DAR.org or contact the Overland Trail Chapter at overlandtraildar@frii.com or visit their website at http://www.coloradodar.org/chapters/overlandtrail/