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August 2010 Minutes

August 14, 2010 Minutes

As the group gathered and order lunches, President Green discussed several items of general interest.

It was also a time of getting acquainted as guests were recognized.

He introduced new member Orlyon Evens.

Then He noted that 3 of our members attended the BOM meeting in Austin on July 31st and helped with the registration. Our chapter was co-host with Patrick Henry Chapter of Austin. Don Bunnell gave a report of those activities he attended.

President Green opened the business part of the meeting with the pledges to the flags and prayer by Chaplain David Kirkland. These reports were given:

Treasurer Reese Henry, Jr reported that another gift of $500 was received from Exon which resulted in a new balance of $2453.96 on hand.

An appeal was made for members to get a uniform and join our Color Guard as we already have had several activities which involve them and we need more members in it.

The group was reminded that we do not have our meeting in September but will join with the Patrick Henry Chapter in Austin and the Capital Area Regents Council DAR Chapters in this area for the annual Constitution Week Luncheon on Sept. 18th at the Austin Woman's Club. Dr. Ed Dorn, Professor at UT is the speaker.

FINAL REMINDER: THOSE PLANNING TO ATTEND MUST HAVE THEIR CHECKS FOR $ 28 MADE OUT TO OUR CHAPTER TO OUR TREASURER
Reese Henry, Jr. by this coming Monday, Sept. 15th (his fax 512-930-1230 or phone 512-876-1008.

Our next meeting will be on October 9th with National President Judge Ed Butler our speaker. This is a most important meeting as most chapters do not get this distinct honor.

With the closing of the business meeting and the eating of our meals, we enjoyed another excellent program presented by Col.Ret. Jack Cowan on "The Texas Connection in the American Revolution" (or Spain's Help in the Revolutionary War).

The meeting was adjourned with the Recessional and Prayer by Chaplain Kirkland.

Chapter Secretary: William M. Towery

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