Nathan Gann Chapter
SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
CHAPTER 28 LUFKIN, TEXAS
Minutes March 24, 2016
A meeting of the Lt. Nathan Gann Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution was held March 24, 2016 at the Lufkin BBQ. Members and guest assembled about 5:45 PM and enjoyed a Dutch Treat Dinner prior to the program. SAR members present included:Tom Gann, President, Fred Preston, Secretary; Thomas Anderson, Sgt. at Arms; Bob Ham; and Bill Royle, Chaplain.
Guests included Betty Preston, Charlene Ham, Rusty Kuciemba (prospective member), Gerald Goodwin and Mary Goodwin the speaker. There were 5 members of the Lt Nathan Gann Chapter, SAR and 5 guests, all told 10 were in attendance..
Members and guests ordered from the menu starting at 6 PM.
Tom Gann called the meeting to order at approximately 6:15 PM. Tom then led the group in the pledge to the American Flag. There were no reports and no new business or old business. Tom did comment about the web page and encouraged everyone to check it out. At this time the members and guests ate their dinner.
Tom then introduced the speaker, Mary Goodwin. Mary is a graduate of Lufkin High School and SFA plus a Masters in Library Science from Sam Houston State University. From 1968 to 1981 she taught both elementary and secondary levels, then from '81 to 2001 she was librarian of Lufkin High School. From 2002 to 2010 she was co-owner of Digital Designs, web design firm. She is a member of DRT, DAR and United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Mary talked about the DRT, its
history, mission and some of their accomplishments including the
library at the Alamo and the San Jacinto Monument. It was a
very interesting and enlightening talk.
Mary Goodwin, DRT, Speaker